Due to the Coronavirus global pandemic, parent teacher conferences will likely take on a whole new look during the 2020–2021 school year. No longer will schools allow intimate settings of 1:1 conversations to happen between parents and teachers since CDC social distancing guidelines must be adhered to. However, parents and
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Introduction to Schoology: A learning management system allows you to run a virtual classroom while managing administrative tasks such as taking attendance, inputting, and recording grades. Choosing a learning management system is tough. In the past, I started out using Edmodo. It was ahead of current tech trends
Remote or distance learning was something that was mentioned but not really thought out until we were thrown into it in the spring of 2020. While academics always play a role in the learning process, one area that was severely neglected was the social – emotional learning of our students.
Whether you loved it or hated it, distance teaching is finally over for this school year. Before you throw your hands up with joy to kick back and relax this summer, it helps to do a few housekeeping tasks to clean up your digital learning management systems. Archiving a class
Last week I shared 5 awesome Google extensions that I fell in love with. Some of them I have been using prior to remote learning, others I found during the time of eLearning and will continue to use when I get back into the classroom. While compiling a list of
Technology came front and center this past spring as teachers everywhere suddenly turned into remote learning specialists managing the ups and downs of all things digital. While eLearning did have a learning curve, the sudden thrust does have many teachers bringing their digital distance teaching knowledge back into the
Welcome to the world of distance learning. Many teachers were suddenly thrown into technology this year, many with little to no experience with technology. Prior to the pandemic, many teachers who were not comfortable with technology could get away with doing the bare minimum or nothing at all. This is
Making movable pieces for digital activities such as Google Slides can be a super time consuming process. Inserting each digital piece and then resizing it a million times, is one reason I loathe making digital pieces… until… I found a digital hack that really helped me out and I think
Hey there instant tech teacher! Remote teaching can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Today’s tech tip is one that will allow you to take digital assignments and break them up into smaller ones that are just right for your kids. If you aren’t yet ready to dip
I cannot stress enough how hard distance learning can be. As an almost 15 year veteran in education, I spent HOURS lesson planning for my remote learners this past weekend. This was time spent already having some digital tricks up my tech sleeve. So to my tech newbies, I do