Fostering Meaningful Peer Collaboration with Digital Tools

Enjoyed these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go! It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed. —Napoleon Hill We believe in students learning from and with each other, but effective collaboration rarely takes place in most schools. Students rarely […]

15+ Resources to Inspire Writing with Digital Prompts

Included in the Digital Tips Advent Calendar and part of the Effective Technology Integration category “The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible.” ~ Vladimir Nabakov One of my favorite activities with my students was having them keep […]

Sharing Stories: Powerful Lessons in Digital Storytelling

From the Cool Sites Series  “It’s like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story.” – Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind This week I am in beautiful Atlanta, Georgia, presenting at the GAETC conference. It is one of […]

Research on the Go with Mobile Devices

From the Cool Sites Series and Mobile Learning Series “Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.” – Gustave Flaubert This week I am in beautiful Atlanta, Georgia, presenting at the GAETC conference. I had six sessions which you can read about here, https://teacherrebootcamp.com/tag/gaetc13. Here are the […]

Motivated to Write: 30+ Resources

From the Cool Sites Series “The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible.” ~ Vladimir Nabakov This week I am in beautiful Atlanta, Georgia, presenting at the GAETC conference. It is one of the most organized and interesting […]

Why the PopuLLar Project is Popular with Teens

What’s great about the PopuLLar project and how can you and your students get involved? It’s a project that is ‘Owned’ by the students who work autonomously and collaboratively; teachers are facilitators and guides to the project process. It uses the students own love of music as the motivator and we know teenagers love their […]