Why Your Students Need Xtramath Now

My husband posted a blog a month or so ago on xtramath. For those of you who haven’t used it before, it’s a free online program that helps kids memorize their math facts for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Zach explained how much easier it is to use than other paper-based programs like Rocket Math, … Continue reading Why Your Students Need Xtramath Now

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Seesaw

A lot of teachers use Seesaw as an online journal, an e-portfolio, or a combination of both. This post should help those that want some tips on maximizing this excellent edtech tool. #1: Seesaw Blog This was already featured in a post we shared earlier, but it is one of my favorite ways to share … Continue reading 5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Seesaw

How to teach the principal’s son and survive.

In your typical public school in the U.S, it is rare to find yourself teaching a colleague's child, and even more uncommon to be teaching the child of your boss. But anyone that has taught in the international school world knows that you're unlikely to go a year without having several students of teachers in … Continue reading How to teach the principal’s son and survive.

BLE Feeling Stale? 3 Kid Friendly Tools to Spice up Your E-learning Platform.

Check out these three tools I have been using to add visual appeal and increased functionality to my blended learning course. -@MrZachG 1. Embed an ELink Instead of posting link after link in a boring list, or spending hours uploading hyperlinked photos and then adding captions to them, use Elink! What is it? Elink is … Continue reading BLE Feeling Stale? 3 Kid Friendly Tools to Spice up Your E-learning Platform.

Education Rickshaw: Teachers Pay Teachers

Stephanie has been working tirelessly to get her products on Teachers Pay Teachers to be attractive and, more importantly, easy to use for teachers and students. Click on the badge above for access to our Teachers Pay Teachers products. Support fellow teachers that look to make a difference in the lives of our kids. - … Continue reading Education Rickshaw: Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers: Put your plans in the cloud!

By @MrZachG Until recently, I was a teacher that preferred writing out plans by hand. This may have come as a shock to some that knew me and considered me to be "tech savvy", but I didn't care. The idea of constantly pulling up a new Word Document to awkwardly type in bullets for my lessons, … Continue reading Teachers: Put your plans in the cloud!

5 Reasons to Do Number Corner Every Day

By @SGroshell Number Corner is a 15 minute student-led way to start your math lesson every day. You can have students practice anything, depending on their needs at that particular time of the year. Right now, for my beginning of the year 2nd graders here’s what we do: Calendar Putting dates on the calendar, yesterday … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Do Number Corner Every Day