The Secret to Success: A Little Goes a Long Way

Neil GuptaBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Lesson Plan Better, Survival

TL;DR: Some cooking advice that also applies to remote teaching. Steps and questions to consider when planning for distance learning. Cooking is a hobby I enjoy, as well as a pleasant distraction from life.  After eating an enjoyable dish at a restaurant, I make it a goal to try to achieve success and replicate the recipe, but make it even … Read More

Creating your Student Tracking Page using the Triage System

Rae HughartBlog, Differentiate Better, Innovate Better, Manage Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: A quick introduction to the triage system for your classroom. Steps to set up a triage system and how it can benefit remote learning. Other potential uses, and a challenge for you! The triage system changed my classroom a few years ago when I connected with Chad Ostrowski. The student tracking page was the missing element I needed to … Read More

Remote Learning as a Teacher and a Mom: 6 Practical Strategies for Making it Work

Maggie GiffordBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Self Care Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: The unique difficulties in this time of remote teaching, as both a teacher and a mom. 6 strategies and suggestions to balance support for your students and your own children. During a normal school year on a normal school day, you juggle the duties of being a teacher and a mom.  You have two lives and two sets of … Read More

3 Ways to Support Students Virtually

Chelsea NicolinoBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: Relationship maintenance with students through a virtual environment. Three tips to support students: a virtual discussion space, a survey check-in, and videos! Teachers are resilient. We make a million decisions a day that revolve around how we can best support our students, while creating the best environment for them to learn. Until one day, our brick and mortar classrooms … Read More