What are Boom Cards and Why Should I Care? Are you a busy teacher trying to get the best outcomes for your students in these dizzying times? Perhaps a little overwhelmed by all the options available? Just when you thought you understood things like Google Classroom or Seesaw, BOOM! Along comes another player in the distance learning space – and actually called BOOM no less.
Now that many teachers are heading back to the classroom after lockdown, I thought it would be great to look at how you can utilise digital tools within the classroom. After the great response to her recent guest blog post, I’ve invited Lauren Pugh to share her thoughts on What Now for Digital Tools in the Classroom? Enjoy! That first day back in February of
With Level Two fast approaching and many more students about to transition back to school, I wanted to provide you with clear and practical advice for Transitioning Students Back to School After Lockdown. In this guest blog post, Educational Psychologist Robyn Stead gives some great tips to prepare for students heading back to school. Make sure you read all the way to the end as I
In this guest blogpost, Lauren Pugh highlights her 10 Tips for Using Google Classroom. I hope you find these practical tips useful as you navigate Google Classroom with your students. Google Classroom is a fantastic tool created for GSuite users to create online courses with ease. It can be a one-stop-shop for creating meaningful learning experiences, feeding back to students and creating an online community.
With many of thrown into an unexpected period of distance learning, I wanted to highlight how my digital reading comprehension activities can help your students maintain and improve their reading skills. I’ve put together a free activity so you can trial Digital Reading Comprehension for Distance Learning. Let me unpack this free resource for you. The Purpose of this Free Digital Reading Comprehension Resource The
To teachers about to start term two, The word unprecedented has emerged as a fairly common descriptor for the events we all find ourselves in. Teachers, used to a physical classroom, are now teaching remotely. Parents, with a radically different homelife than before, are supporting their children through an ever-changing global crisis. And on Wednesday, term two begins. I’ve been chatting with many of you over
For a myriad of reasons, it is possible that your school may need to close from time to time. It’s great to be able to use digital resources during school closures to provide options for at-home learning. With the Covid-19 pandemic, the reality of school closures is less possibility and more reality for many. But even if it isn’t affecting you right now, it is
Digital Task Cards are a great way to engage your students in 21st-century learning. Read on to learn 5 Reasons to use Digital Task Cards in your Classroom! What are Digital Task Cards? Digital Task Cards are paperless task cards used on digital devices such as Google Slides, iPads, laptops and cellphones. They can easily be shared to your students and accessed wherever your students
The world has been thrown into some crazy times due to Covid-19, but that shouldn’t mean that your students miss out on Anzac Day learning! You can explore Anzac Day through distance learning in a way that is engaging, fun, and extremely impactful for your students. With Anzac Day events cancelled throughout New Zealand, Australia, and Turkey, use the ideas below to ensure your students