Category Archives: Education

Taking My Flooded Basement to the Classroom

The Background We came home from a 4th of July party in a storm with torrential downpours. We are one of the lucky ones in a newer development where all our wires are underground and therefore it is a rarity … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Online Testing with No Internet

Our school has always been a little ahead of the game when it comes to technology. I’ve been there 17 years and on my first day, we already had a campus-wide WiFi network. We are a private Catholic high school … Continue reading

Posted in Assessments, Education, GAFE, Learning Management System, Technology, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Why Apple Classroom?

I firmly believe the most important part of this statement is, “…helping a teacher guide students through a lesson, see their progress, and keep them on track…”  Continue reading

Posted in Assessments, Education, iPad, Technology | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Assessments, Education | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Assessments, Education, iPad, Technology, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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?
Why aren’t we using these tools throughout learning the process? Continue reading

Posted in Assessments, Education, Learning Management System, Professional Development | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Education, Learning Management System, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments