10 Ways To Create Digital Exit Tickets

Yesterday I read a fantastic post by Matt Levinson on Edutopia about digital media exit tickets that really got me thinking. In his article, he begins with a story of a lesson on prepositions he thought went really well, but eventually realizes that students didn't get what he wanted out of the lesson. As he … Continue reading 10 Ways To Create Digital Exit Tickets

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Problem-Based Learning or Just Another Project? Use This Checklist to Find Out

A few days ago I posted Amy Mayer's comparison between assigning projects and developing project-based learning in the classroom. Due to its immense popularity, I decided to do some more research on helpful charts for teachers trying to implement PBL in their classrooms, and was thrilled to come across this checklist from the good folks … Continue reading Problem-Based Learning or Just Another Project? Use This Checklist to Find Out

SAT Question of the Day

Most of you might know about this, but in case you don't, I wanted to share with you Collegeboard's SAT Question of the Day website. Each day, Collegeboard posts a new, multiple-choice SAT question online. Questions range from sentence completion and grammatical errors to statistical analysis and graphing, covering both the verbal and mathematics sections of the … Continue reading SAT Question of the Day

Learn SurveyMonkey in 30 Minutes!

PREREQUISITES: Before starting this module, you will need the following: A free basic SurveyMonkey account (this can be created here with your school email address or personal email address) or a pro SurveyMonkey account (read about the plans and pricing here). A computer with speakers (or a headset) and a good internet connection (you can check your internet speed here - a download speed of less than 8mbps might cause lagging … Continue reading Learn SurveyMonkey in 30 Minutes!

Google Forms and 10 Classroom Applications

What is Google Forms? Google Forms is in essence a free survey software available to users as a larger part of Google Docs. With a Google account, users can easily create surveys, polls, and forms with a drag-and-drop interface. Question types include multiple choice, drop-down choices, short answer, rating scales, and more. Users can also … Continue reading Google Forms and 10 Classroom Applications