Social Media: The Pillars of Your Profile

Rae HughartBlog, Connect Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: This post includes an activity to help you set up your profile on social media. Break down the list of 3-5 things you want your network to know about you. The list becomes the pillars of your profile. Let’s get it right out in the open: I have a love-hate relationship with social media. Twitter. Instagram. LinkedIn – oh my! … Read More

3 Ways Mastery Learning Can Fix Learning Loss

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Connect Better, Lead Better, Mastery Done Better

TL;DR: This post shares 3 ways mastery learning can fix learning loss. Mastery and instructional frameworks allow students to work at their own pace. They help shift the focus to supporting learners wherever they are at. Mastery changes mindset. It accounts for learner differences. And it provides a framework where targeted and tiered instruction is built in. Let’s be honest, … Read More

5 Tips for Better Grading

Katelynn GiordanoBlog, Connect Better, Lead Better

TL;DR: Grade better by aligning all of your assessments and creating clear feedback measures. Eliminate unnecessary assignments and involve students in the process. Use tech tools and verbal feedback whenever possible. Coming back to school means many things: students in our rooms, interacting and building relationships in person, learning to instruct in person and online simultaneously. But it also means … Read More