With so many educators faced with challenges throughout 2020, needed support is still evident as we begin a new year. The rapid shift to adopting different modalities of teaching, such as virtual and hybrid instruction, has created a huge demand for the use of technology and support for implementing technology into instruction. And there are … Continue reading February 2021: 1st Saturday Tech Workshops for Educators
Implementing student choice is a great way to differentiate your instruction and empower your students to be agents of their learning. One fun way to achieve this goal is through the use of digital choice boards. A digital choice boards is a great instructional strategy to support learning objectives and incorporate student choice. However, many … Continue reading 4 Free Digital Choice Boards to Engage, Differentiate, and Empower Your Students
https://youtu.be/S74z3oJMzRU With so many educators faced with challenges throughout 2020, needed support is still evident as we begin a new year. The rapid shift to adopting different modalities of teaching, such as virtual and hybrid instruction, has created a huge demand for the use of technology and support for implementing technology into instruction. And there … Continue reading 1st Saturday Tech Workshops for Educators
The instructional process has been a major adjustment for many educators this 2020 year. From designing virtual lessons to managing a hybrid classroom, the shift to virtual and hybrid learning has had a major impact on many teachers and their instructional practices. There are so many educators who are challenged with adapting to a digital … Continue reading 6 Digital Skills Teachers Need for Virtual & Hybrid Instruction and Their Leaders Too
Covid-19 has had a major impact in many facets of education from instructional delivery to providing student services. With many stakeholders affected by the rapid shift from traditional, face-to-face operations, it is important to leverage virtual learning environments and video conferencing tools, such as Microsoft Teams, it’sLearning, Google Classroom, Zoom or Google Meet, to provide … Continue reading Get PD in Gear for the New School Year: Best Practices for Virtual Professional Development
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