Think-Pair-Share (TPS) is the Swiss Army Knife of activities.ย  This can, and should, be used often in your class. In the first step, because learners need time to process information on their own, you need to allot some time for them to think about your challenge. Itย can be a one-minute thinking period, or it can

Well done to you and your students surviving the transition to teaching and learning online. Weโ€™ve been hearing a lot of success stories! With summer semester starting soon, you are probably already preparing for online delivery. To help you plan support for your students, consider these tips: 1 Plan more time for socialisation This past

PLAs #5 – One-Minute Essay

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 by

The One-Minute Essay is an easy to implement reflective moment that can be done at pretty much any time you like. Since it’s only a minute long, it could be used at the beginning of a lesson to have learners anticipate what they are about to experience. It could be used directly after a short

Nearpod has added a Teacher View for Student-Paced lessons. This will give teachers real-time insights into students’ progress in the Student-Paced lessons. Now you can: ๐Ÿ‘€ easily monitor student progress the same way you do during a live lesson. โœ… quickly determine which students have joined the student-paced lesson. ๐Ÿ“‹ moderate Collaborate! Boards immediately when

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PLAs #6 – Brainstorm

Wednesday, 13 May 2020 by

Doing a brainstorm should be familiar territory for many faculty. This is a jack-of-all-trades tool that can be used at any time, and is scalable for any length of time, from a single activity, to a way to assess a longer term project. Brainstorming is the emptying of the mind of all ideas around a

Padlet has been around for quite a while and though many teachers have been using it for years, many others are just hearing about it as we’ve entered a new era of online learning. Regardless of whether you have usedย Padlet before or not, or whether you’ve only used it from a student perspective, this great