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 used Padlet before or not, or whether you’ve only used it from a student perspective, this great

Nearpod has long been a favourite of faculty who are looking to create and deliver engaging, interactive lessons for students in both face-to-face learning environments and, more increasingly these days, in online ones. Being able to create presentations that guide you and your learners through an entire lesson is made all the better when you

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One concern teachers often have in terms of online teaching, particularly when it comes to delivering live, synchronous sessions, is how to keep their learners engaged. As educators at HCT and beyond move toward more blended and fully-online classes, having a few strategies in place will go a long way toward developing and delivering interesting, informative and interactive sessions online. In this blog post

The student response system Kahoot! has long been favoured by teachers and students alike as a way to liven up a classroom with fun review for the students while giving the teacher a bit of insight as to weaknesses in learner knowledge. As you likely know by now, HCT has purchased a system-wide license to the premium version

Educators are often on the lookout for professional development opportunities to keep relevant and help deliver effective and engaging lessons in a supportive, student-centred environment. For many of us, schools and institutions offer several PD options throughout the year or on an ongoing basis through dedicated training departments. Such opportunities blend well with the specific needs of a school

Today’s teachers have a number of tasks that were not necessarily part of their domain years ago. Often, one of those tasks is designing courses, which some teachers can find overwhelming. A few weeks ago, a faculty member asked for some guidance, saying, “I’m not an instructional designer; how am I supposed to know how to create

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