Reading Wonder in a Technology Infused Classroom
Sep02

Reading Wonder in a Technology Infused Classroom

  NOTE TO READER: If you are reading Wonder - please consider joining our FlipGrid collaboration (just fill out form below). We are so lucky to be starting our first reading unit of the year,  based around one of the best children's books ever written: Wonder! If you know this book, then you understand why I get [...]

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A Quick Guide to Making Thinking Visible Using Thinking Styles
Aug22

A Quick Guide to Making Thinking Visible Using Thinking Styles

  As we talk more about Student Voice and Making Thinking Visible, I always go back to these thinking styles  - because they are so spot on about thinking and learning .  As an example, I am a Concrete Random Thinker -  and use this knowledge all the time -  to help people understand my actions and reactions [...]

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8 Tips for Creating Great Student Video Responses
Aug21

8 Tips for Creating Great Student Video Responses

What makes a good video response? A good video response is probably in the eye of the beholder - but there are some truisms in any public speaking scenario. Understanding and dissecting good responses is an important digital literacy our students need to develop. After all, by the time they graduate from college, they will most likely conduct [...]

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4 Favorite Updates for #flipgridfever
Aug18

4 Favorite Updates for #flipgridfever

The Flipgrid updates are amazing - but here are the four I love the most! Stickies - These are available on the actual question right where students go to leave a video response. They are a brilliant way to have students prepare for expressing their ideas.  Stickies gives students a way to leave themselves reminders of what they want [...]

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#FlipgridFever  – 10 of the best updates
Aug10

#FlipgridFever – 10 of the best updates

This summer I fell in love, but it wasn’t a romance or a summer fling -  it was the love of a new app and all the ways I will be able to use it with students next year.! As a teacher who values the idea of making thinking visible as a foundational pedagogical strategy [...]

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The Google Infused Classroom on LIVE
Aug08

The Google Infused Classroom on LIVE

From Classroom 2.o LIVE - our webinar about The Google Infused Classroom. August 5, 2017. Welcome back to a new school year! We are so excited to have two amazing educators and authors, Holly Clark and Tanya Avrith, to help us kick off our new year! They will share ideas from their new book "The [...]

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