Enhance Academic Vocabulary with EdTech Tools

Intentionally scaffolding and building vocabulary with our students is so important for all of our learners. There are many, many strategies used in classrooms including word walls, flashcards, visuals, total physical response (TPR), and the list goes on. Below, I will outline various ways you can enhance academic vocabulary with various EdTech tools while alsoContinue reading “Enhance Academic Vocabulary with EdTech Tools”

Class Debates for Virtual, Hybrid, and In-Person Learning featuring Padlet, Kami, and Google Jamboard

“Philosophical Chairs” is a strategy used for class debates. There are many resources available to support students and teachers before, during, and after the debate. I have found great success using many technology tools to help give students a more equitable voice during these debates as well as organize their ideas. From personal experience, youContinue reading “Class Debates for Virtual, Hybrid, and In-Person Learning featuring Padlet, Kami, and Google Jamboard”

Vision Boards and One Word Goals to Kick-Start the New Year

“The most important thing to maintaining a habit is getting buy-in from yourself.” -Adithya Chakravarthy At the start of a new school year and/or new calendar year, teachers and students can kick-start their goals by creating vision boards and one word goals. It’s important to note how important the journey is and not just theContinue reading “Vision Boards and One Word Goals to Kick-Start the New Year”

Must-Have Chrome Extensions for Teachers

Chrome Extensions can be found on the Chrome Web Store. They help to amplify webpages in the Chrome browser and also enable users to access other tools that work in conjunction with Chrome tools and webpages. To see your extensions on your toolbar, select the three dots on the top right corner, select “Bookmarks” andContinue reading “Must-Have Chrome Extensions for Teachers”