ClassroomQ

https://pinecast.com/listen/31600e89-408b-49cb-a402-1479c159e5f6.mp3As educators we often encounter those times when multiple students across the classroom have their hand up waiting for assistance. It is extremely hard at times to keep track of whose hand went up first or even what order they all went up over all. ClassroomQ is a product that helps to eliminate this problem … Continue reading “ClassroomQ”

REPLAY: Flipgrid Do’s and Don’ts

https://pinecast.com/listen/6010a6ae-0259-40f6-a5f1-6712644cc2fd.mp3Flipgrid has published a list of Do’s and Don’ts for getting started using Flipgrid in your classroom. Do’s Do read Flipgrid’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use Do follow your school policies around using the application and sharing with other schools Do clean up the student content when you no longer need it or if … Continue reading “REPLAY: Flipgrid Do’s and Don’ts”

REPLAY: Social Media Dos and Don’ts for Educators

https://pinecast.com/listen/79d9fbe7-a96b-44b3-80ac-34c4cc9ddcd5.mp3If you are looking to enhance your classroom experience for your students through social media, here are some quick dos and don’ts in that practice: Dos Do use separate personal and professional social media accounts. Putting a boundary between school and personal life is good for your career and less stress on you. Do make sure you … Continue reading “REPLAY: Social Media Dos and Don’ts for Educators”

Staff Development vs. Professional Learning

https://pinecast.com/listen/ec08f878-1deb-4672-8536-68ed108aa7e4.mp3Teachers across the world are required each year to complete a specific number of hours of “professional” or “staff development.” Many times they are all funneled into a single room where they everyone is presented with the same topic, strategy, or technology tool. This is a very over generalized way to help educators to grow … Continue reading “Staff Development vs. Professional Learning”

Non-Traditional Instructional Days for Inclement Weather

https://pinecast.com/listen/f5fd003f-9046-4937-a6c1-0e8034e8eb8a.mp3West Virginia has made a change in the state law in relation to school instructional days and inclement weather. The changes in the law provide for school districts to provide Non-Traditional Instructional (NTI) days. These days provide for students to complete assignments as part of a “Snow Packet” from home in lieu of attending school … Continue reading “Non-Traditional Instructional Days for Inclement Weather”