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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Free Download: IMDB PowerPoint Template

A few weeks ago one of my faculty members wanted to create a project where students developed fake movie plots for major events in history, such as World War I, World War II and the Cold War. After talking with him further, we decided that the best way to have students create the idea for … Continue reading Free Download: IMDB PowerPoint Template

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