Ideas and Resources for Outdoor Learning

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar! Students spend so much time with their digital devices and indoors. When possible we should provide them opportunities to learn outdoors and play. Moving outdoors uplifts students’ emotions, teaches them how to socialize and problem solve with others, and gets students moving. Below is my slide […]

Level Up Your Virtual Teaching with Screencasting Tools!

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar! The transformation to virtual learning means teachers now act as the tech support for students and parents who are also new to virtual learning. Screencasting tools are a lifesaver for virtual instruction. The free screen recording tools below help teachers quickly record video tutorials to share […]

Get Them Moving with Brain Breaks!

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar! Sitting in front of the computer for long periods of time is unhealthy for both teachers and students. One quick way to add movement is with a brain break. These breaks last a few minutes and get students and you moving through quick exercises, dancing, yoga, […]

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work! Tools to Inspire Collaboration

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar! One of the best ways to engage students online is through peer collaboration and discussions. Google and Microsoft have several apps and tools, which facilitate meaningful student collaboration and discussion. Students can use these suites of apps to collaboratively create presentations, digital posters, documents, infographics, spreadsheets, […]

Ways to Learn With Technology Infographic

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar! With remote learning students are using technology more than ever to demonstrate their learning. Feeling somewhat overwhelmed with the sudden shift to digital is expected. The good news is that there are tons of techies like myself willing to help you with free templates, resources, and […]