It has already been quite the year with the spread of Covid-19 and its impact into our lives, the economy, and education. With many teachers having to rapidly adapt and prepare for new teaching norms, the pressure to ensure quality and equitable education for today’s students is a current challenge that many educators were not … Continue reading The New Normal of 2020 Teaching: K-12 tips for Teaching Virtually
Are you using itsLearning as the learning management system for your instruction? Are you using the Business/Education version of Office 365? If you answered "yes" to both questions then I have great news for you! You can now create Microsoft Team meetings from anywhere using itsLearning rich text editor whether you are creating an assignment, … Continue reading Maximize Your Digital Pedagogy Potential by Creating Microsoft Team Meetings in itsLearning
Providing opportunities for student choice is a strategy that is commonly underestimated! As teachers, we often design our lessons with singular instruction and activities that are usually designed for all students in the class. When designing these “One for All” lessons, we tend to lose sight that we have various learners that have various needs … Continue reading Student Choice through Digital Choice Boards
It is the New Year! Why not start it off with Student Cheer…. and New Year’s Resolutions with FlipGrid? By now, many of us have reflected on the past year, set personal goals for ourselves, and have committed to new resolutions that will positively impact this year. Now that winter break is over and school … Continue reading It is the New Year! Get Students in Gear with FlipGrid Resolutions.
Hello everyone! I am Dr. Jocelyn McDonald but you can call me Dr. Mac. I am so excited to introduce my new education blog, Tech It Up a Notch with Dr. Mac, focused on supporting 21st century educational practices by leveraging the use of technology to enhance instruction. In this blog I plan to share … Continue reading Introducing Tech It Up a Notch with Dr. Mac