The summer before my senior year of high school, I had to read Crime and Punishment for my AP Literature class. At first glance, the book’s 545 pages seemed an insurmountable challenge. Then I realized that if I read 10 pages a day, every day, I would complete the novel with time to spare before… Read More I Converted My Digital Breakouts from Classic to New Google Sites
In my latest BamRadio Network EdWords blog post, I explain how teachers can stop lecturing to meet the needs of today’s students. Instead, they can use Google Classroom to get the most out of blended learning.
Strategy 1: Never Project to the Whole Class Student devices and simple strategies render whole-class video projection obsolete. When students view video individually, they can watch at their own pace by pausing and rewinding. They can be assessed and engaged at their own pace. A video projected to the whole class lives in the recesses… Read More Five Strategies for Using Video in the Classroom
Introduction YouTube, the second largest search engine, is a transcendent resource for educators. TEDEd is a great tool for engaging and assessing students after they watch YouTube videos. There is another great resource for ensuring students are getting it as they watch. This tool gives teachers the ability to add explanations during videos while individual students watch at their own pace.… Read More Use EDpuzzle to Make YouTube a Powerful Educational Tool