14 Edtech Integration Tips & 20+ Resources for the School Year

4th post in a new series: PLN Tips 4 Teachers and Goal 17: Integrate Technology Effectively of The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.” ~ Bill Gates I have been integrating technology with students since […]

10+ Getting to Know You Activities for Kids!

If you like these ideas, take one of my courses or check out my books. Ask me about training your teachers, ShellyTerrell@gmail.com! “No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play it.” ~ H.E. Luccock Olson Beginning the school year is often very frightening for children. It’s no wonder when you consider that children are walking into […]

The Teacher's Survival Kit for Lesson Planning! Tips & 1000s of Free Lesson Plans

I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think. – Socrates Within the garden of learning is the students’ gained knowledge put into use. The way we design our lessons and activities determine how successful our learners will be in grasping new knowledge. We also have to ensure students pass tests and achieve learning […]

You are Invited to 3 Educational Webinars!

This week I will be conducting 3 free webinars on mobile learning and ideas to begin the school year thanks to Simple K12 and American TESOL. I will go live today, Wednesday, August 15th, from 2pm to 4pm NYC time/ 7pmUK time and also on Friday, August 17th, from 4pmNYC/9pm UK. Each is only 30 minutes. […]

Digitally Immersed in the Challenges of Learning

“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” ~ Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne The type of learning I love is challenging, immersive, self-discovering, and self-empowering. We find ourselves faced with a problem where we must employ our tools to […]