Using Technology to Enhance Relationships Encore

Digital citizenship and social-emotional learning foundations can be established with lessons, but unless we intentionally model with best practices, the culture is not sustained. How can we use technology to build relationships in the classroom and encourage the practice positive social skills in an authentic and intentional way? In this webinar, we discuss what to do after the #digcit lessons are taught to enhance relationships between the teacher, students, and the family community.

Power Up Your Classroom in Just 5 minutes!

What would happen to your classroom community if you gave your students 5 minutes every day to just PLAY? Cate Tolnai, co-author of "Power Up Your Classroom: Reimagine Learning Through Gameplay," offer research-based and practical tips to help get you started on your instructional gaming journey. Discover how playing games can increase learner engagement, build authentic collaboration, and increase the impact of your lesson all while players have fun!

Don't Ditch That Tech: Personalizing Content & Promoting Metacognition Encore

On May 14th, we hosted the Don’t Ditch That Tech webinar with the fine folks at Classtime. Here is the recording for your convenience.

All teachers want to meet their students' needs, but some tasks can seem pretty daunting for beginners and experts alike. In this session, we'll tackle two scary ones: creating personalized lessons and promoting students' metacognition. Join us for this thought-provoking session - literally!

Jay Sorensen Saves Time By Having Students Do The Work

Jay Sorensen Saves Time By Having Students Do The Work

Jay Sorensen took some time out of his day to chat with me about all the exciting things happening at Oxnard Union High School District. In our short chat we cover a lot of ground including life as an Ed Tech Coordinator, Sonny Magana’s T3 framework, how to save time by getting students to do the work, and innovative educators you should add to your Twitter PLN.

Passion Projects at OUHSD

Passion Projects at OUHSD

As we wrapped up our conversation, Jay shared an exciting development at Oxnard Union High School District: OUHSD Passion Projects. With Passion Projects, teachers proposed taking on projects to make things better at the district…all the while rejecting extrinsic incentives! It’s a super fun conversation that was enabled in part by Alludo!