Tips & Tricks

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Hey teachers -- make it fun

High school science teacher Tyler DeWitt was ecstatic about a lesson plan on bacteria (how cool!) -- and devastated when his students hated it. The problem was the…  learn more

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TED's secret to great public speaking

TED Curator Chris Anderson notes that there's no single formula for a great TED or TEDx talk, but there is a secret ingredient that all the best ones…  learn more

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10 Reasons to Think Before You Share Photos of Children Online – SULS0153

The photo may seem innocent to you. You may have parents’ permission and be sharing something awesome, beautiful, or even funny, but there’s a dark side to the…  learn more

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PBL Blog Posts: How-to Tips and Tools

Our exclusive focus is Project Based Learning. Why? Because PBL advances educational equity and empowers youth furthest from opportunity. We believe PBL is transformative for all kids. Through…  learn more

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DIY: 10 tips to secure your accounts with strong passwords

Two decades ago, you had a single password to keep in mind, maybe two. But these days the list of sites and accounts you might want to sign…  learn more

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The Teacher's Corner: Teacher Tips and Tricks

Teacher Tips We have put together a collection of resources that will help you in your day-to-day classroom operations. There are a variety of topics for any teacher.  learn more

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Flipped Tech Coaching

TECH TIPS FOR K-12 EDUCATORS  Blog Archives  learn more

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TeachThought: Successful Teachers Do Things Differently

If you ask a student what makes him or her successful in school, you probably won’t hear about some fantastic new book or video lecture series. Most likely…  learn more

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Digital Teacher Organization: How to Organize an Entire Unit

Do you have countless digital files for each unit you teach and struggle to go through them each and every time you lesson plan? In this video, I…  learn more

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Microsoft is CHANGING what the 'Print Screen' key does on Windows 11

Microsoft is planning to change the default behavior of the print screen button on Windows 11, which will open Microsoft's new Snipping Tool experience instead of taking an instant screengrab of…  learn more

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Email signatures are an important tool to communicate how recipients can best contact you (other than email). But they can also be used to communicate your areas of…  learn more

26 Relaxing Music Videos for Calming Down Your Classroom

Playing some relaxing music during learning breaks can help settle everyone’s minds and refuel our reserves so we can tackle the rest of the day. Regardless of whether…  learn more

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Microsoft Teams Tips and Tricks for Teachers

Microsoft Teams tips for school use can make education more engaging and effective, when also using these tricks. Microsoft Teams is a super powerful tool for teachers and…  learn more

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What is Kahoot! and How Does it Work for Teachers? Tips & Tricks

Kahoot! uses game-style learning to engage students for more immersive learning. Kahoot! is a digital learning platform that uses quiz-style games to help students learn by making the…  learn more

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Tech Tip #14: Desktop Icons Disappear?

Q: My desktop icons disappeared for no known reason. What do I do? A: This is a question I get more often than you’d think. One moment, they’re…  learn more

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7 Steps to Set up your Classroom Library

There’s a lot to think about!  I mean it has to be inviting and aesthetically pleasing.   Do you go with a theme, a color or just what…  learn more

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Back by popular demand, it’s a whole new batch of shortcuts you may not know. These guys can help save you time and improve your daily life. If…  learn more