+-*Much like a tornado (or sharknado), it comes in with a force, disrupts the norm, and dissipates in a day. Ed tech expert and contributing blogger Chris Aviles, among other NJ educators, are spearheading this free conference. If you’re in the NY/NJ/PA region, you can still register to attend.
+-*With so many students, projects, and lessons to manage, it’s almost impossible for teachers to provide effective instruction and feedback. There’s just not enough time. Students and teachers need more support in the classroom. This is why we created Imagine Easy Scholar.
+-*We listened to our users’ feedback and redesigned ResearchReady’s analytics to give better insight into students’ progress and skill mastery.
+-*I get a lot of questions about Genius Hour. The first (and most basic question) is where do I start? Then the follow up questions usually fall in this order: What happens if the students don’t come up with any ideas? How do you keep them on task? Finally, the last question- What happens when students just aren’t creative?
+-*I think it’s important to familiarize students with tools they can use to simplify the research and citation process while teaching them to write with quality and integrity. To do that, I created a research/citation workflow that not only helped my students become better writers, but also simplified the process to the point where they never had to leave Google Docs.
+-*There are obvious reasons to use interactive fiction in the classroom. Like controlling a virtual avatar in a video game, players pour themselves into their onscreen counterpart. The result with interactive fiction is a closer connection to the text on the screen.
+-*After attending many ASCD 2015 must-see sessions, tweeting inspirational quotes from educational leaders and scrolling through the #ASCD2015 Twitter chats, I have collected 3 major takeaways that you can use immediately to start making a change in your classroom.
+-*Looking for inspirational quotes from educational technology influencers? Here are the top 10 quotes and nuggets of wisdom that I collected from the ASCD 2015 conference.
+-*Despite these mandated skills, studies prove teachers struggle to find time to teach them, and students are generally lacking in them. So how can educators make time for research and writing instruction in the classroom?