Category Archives: Education

Is Spring Break for Grading or Relaxing?

How many times have you started Spring Break with great aspirations and ended the week saying, “Well at least I got my car washed”?   Part of this week off for teachers is to relax, rest, and refresh. The other … Continue reading

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Blind Kahoot – Building an Engaging Lesson

What is a Blind Kahoot? It is a Kahoot game created like any other Kahoot game, except in this case the students don’t have previous (or very limited) knowledge of the topic. The Kahoot is used to introduce a new … Continue reading

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Closing the Gaps with Formative Assessments

Why do we only use tools like Kahoot & Quizlet Live as review games at the end of a chapter or unit?
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Audio & Video Tools for Student Reflection

At our PD on Friday, I had the pleasure of working with our World Language department. When it comes to integrating tech in their classes, they have been risk takers; and even better, collaborative risk takers. We’ve witnessed some amazing projects … Continue reading

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4 Changes Making an Impact

Change #1 – New Faculty This is the start of year 3 of our 1:1 iPad program at Marian Catholic. At the beginning of this process we welcomed a new principal. This year we welcome a new President to our … Continue reading

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Teachers Need Rehab

Sitting in the hospital room with my family, waiting to hear if my father was going to rehab so he could increase his strength, my mom said, “I hope he gets into rehab, he likes rehab. He’s been there before.” … Continue reading

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Parents who want to prepare kids for the past

What if that report was published as a blog post? What if that student could look back at that blog post in 4 years to see how they’ve grown as a student? What if a college or an employer could see that growth? We need to stop looking at learning as race to the finish line… Continue reading

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