A Class Finale They Won't Forget! 15+ Ideas & Resources

“They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Carl W. Buehner Many teachers will soon say bye to their learners. In the few days you have left with your learners take the opportunity to leave them with fond memories and knowing you believe in them. This […]

10 Types of Digital Activities to Engage Teenagers

“The adolescent mind is essentially a mind or moratorium, a psychosocial stage between childhood and adulthood, and between the morality learned by the child, and the ethics to be developed by the adult” (Erikson, 1963, p. 245). I began teaching teenagers in 2004 in Texas. I really enjoy teaching teenagers and supporting them in becoming […]

12 Incredible Ideas for Using Technology to Teach English Language Learners

For over two decades I’ve taught English language learners from the ages of 2 to 90 in over 20 countries. I’ve seen how technology motivates learners of all ages to find their voice, connect with language learners around the world, and have access to knowledge and resources in multiple languages. I’ve taught in really poor […]

14 Tools and Resources to Get Students to Create Instructional Videos

“Animation offers a medium of storytelling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world.” – Walt Disney Research indicates that one of the most effective ways students learn is by teaching others. In my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions […]