Technology

Animated Gifs

Animated gifs are a great way to demonstrate a new tool or provide additional instructions. Many animated gifs can be seen on Twitter or in messaging programs. I like to think of them as stop-motion videos–quick, split-second images quickly appearing…. Read More ›

YoTeachApp – A New Backchannel

Remember the sad feeling when Today’s Meet shut down? Today’s Meet was the first backchannel tool I utilized with students. It enabled students to participate in synchronous or asynchronous discussions in virtual classrooms. It was fabulous–it was free and easy to… Read More ›

Research Ambassadors

In my school, third graders reign supreme. The school consists of three grade levels: first, second, and third. There are approximately 225 students enrolled in each level, so it is a fairly large school. For most people, it is difficult… Read More ›