Category Archives: Technology

How to Create a Google My Maps Challenge

During a session at ISTE17, Steven Anderson and I created an interactive, group challenge to kick it off. We had educators assemble into teams, pick a team name, and gave them a link to a Google My Maps. The link … Continue reading

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Technology to Support Struggling Readers with Dyslexia

I am often asked how best to support struggling readers, especially those with reading disabilities. While it is important to identify and provide interventions early, all students, no matter their age, can continue to learn and develop literacy skills throughout … Continue reading

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G-Suite to Support Student Writing, Google Teacher Tribe Podcast

When I got the inquiry to record a podcast with my friends Kasey Bell and Matt Miller on their weekly Google Teacher Tribe show I jumped at the chance to talk about the┬ámany options to support student writing using GSuite. … Continue reading

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Contemporary Literacy Practices, Go Where Your Students Are…

Education is slow to change. Before something is implemented it must be checked, researched, and statistically proven to impact student achievement before implementation occurs. While I ┬árecognize the value of this system, it is the one that leaves professionals stagnant … Continue reading

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7 Alternatives to Traditional Vocabulary Tests

It is through vocabulary that information is accessed and content learned. There is no disagreement in the importance of a robust vocabulary for all students; it allows them to comprehend more of what they read and write better. But the … Continue reading

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