How to Create Massive Multiplayer Kahoot Games

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s guest, George Pearce, talks about how he streams Kahoot games, handles security and privacy, fights bots that allow cheating and attack his Kahoot games, and also how he deals with a lag to make game competitions more equitable even when hundreds of miles separate the learners.

How To 382

How to Make Classroom Games with Easy, Awesome Educaplay

The CoolCatTeacher

This week, I began using Educaplay to make fun classroom learning games for my students. In addition to easy game creation, sending the games to Google Classroom was easy, as was student work, automatic grading, and engagement. Tip #2: Skip to 47 seconds on the Tutorial Videos.

How To 422

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

7 Tips for Teaching Students How to Ask Questions in Class


One of the best ways you can help your students understand a concept is by teaching how to voice their questions as they learn. This not only gives you an opportunity to address areas your students don’t yet understand, it also promotes rich opportunities for classroom discussion.

How To 203

How to Thank a Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

Check out these great ways to say thank you that anyone can do: HOW TO SAY THANK YOU TO TEACHERS. No matter what you do for a career or how successful you are, chances are you would not be where you are today if you had not obtained a K-12 education.

How To 300

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

How to Assess with Respect with Starr Sackstein

The CoolCatTeacher

Assessment is part of what teachers have to do in school. Listen to Starr Sackstein share how to assess with respect. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher. Subscribe to the Show. However, this is at no additional cost to you.

How To 355

How to Become That Teacher

EdNews Daily

By Abbey Dorsey One of the attributes of a great teacher is the ability to open up new possibilities for their students. Every young person deserves to feel empowered to pursue opportunities, but students can’t reach for options they don’t know exist.

How To 207

How to practice ethical monitoring


On any given school day, approximately 50 million students around the world are using some type of device to access and complete assignments, collaborate with classmates or search the internet for resources to enhance their learning. It must be tied to sound pedagogical practices.

Hapara 215

How to Transition from Summer Break to the First Days of School


Students aren’t the only one who feel jitters during back to school season. These weeks leading up to and following a student’s return to school, however, can shape the rest of their academic year. So, how do you make the most of the first days of school?

How To 164

Tech Tip #167–How to Evaluate Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

How To 268

What is a Lifecycle of Learning?

How to recognize each stage of your learning initiative and maximize its potential.

Why feedback is SO time consuming — and how to fix it

Ditch That Textbook

You’re chained to your desk grading papers. It’s getting monotonous, but you feel like you need to do it because it’s important. You hand those papers back to the students, and where do they end up? Teaching effective feedback in the classroom how to make auto-graded quizzes providing digital feedback save time feedback to studentsTell me if this sounds familiar.

How To 376

How to Use Wizer to Create Digital Worksheets that Differentiate Instruction

The CoolCatTeacher

An Interview and Demo Interview with Nira Sheleg From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teachers who want to upload “packets” and make them easy for self grading will find a friend in To call came to mind.

How to Become a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s not unusual for a school to transfer the PE teacher or 2nd grade teacher into the Tech Teacher job because they can’t find anyone else for that position. ZDNet has a great article addressing the subject: How to get into tech as a teacher.

How To 315

How to Transition from Summer Break to the First Days of School


By preparing in advance, you can help your students return to school excited and ready to learn. So, how do you make the most of the first days of school? How Can Teachers Prepare to Go Back to School? Preparation is key to a successful return to school.

How To 130

The Ultimate Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

How to Hold Better Meetings

The CoolCatTeacher

He also talks about how to improve communication between administrators and teachers (including how to get people to read your emails.). Listen to the Show. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher. Enter to Win! Related Show: How to Make Your Teaching Something Special with Rushton Hurley (Episode 166). Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Enter to Win!

How to Raise a Computer-Savvy Generation

Ask a Tech Teacher

We as teachers and parents want them to value tech as a tool that enables them to dig into raw data (not someone’s interpretation of it), get answers to questions when they pop into mind, and make everyday tasks easier (not waste time). Set Rules To Keep Them Under Control.

How To 294

How to Engage Students in Science Through Real-World Learning

Digital Promise

The post How to Engage Students in Science Through Real-World Learning appeared first on Digital Promise. Challenge Based Learning Learning Experience Design Uncategorized

How To 224

How to Assess Digital Literacy

Ask a Tech Teacher

On my blog, Ask a Tech Teacher , I run a column called Dear Otto where I answer teacher questions about how to integrate technology into their classes. Of late, the most common question is, “How to I assess student digital literacy?” To use tech in classes.

The Guide to Accessible Learning for Associations

Speaker: Dan Streeter, Vice President of Learning Strategy & Development at Blue Sky eLearn

In this 45-minute webinar, we’ll share real-world accessibility solutions and hidden tools in the applications you use every day such as Zoom, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Articulate Storyline 360, and Articulate Rise 360. This webinar will help you evaluate the accessibility of your current learning efforts and learn about the tools needed to ensure your eLearning is in alignment with the latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (proposed WCAG 2.2).

How to use Notion

Cool Cat Teacher

Today's guest, Chris Chappotin, shares how he uses Notion to organize himself. He talks about how to get started and why people use it. This is a quick seven-minute overview podcast and I've also included many resources to get started with Notion.

How to Engage Students with Computational Thinking Practices in Math

Digital Promise

The post How to Engage Students with Computational Thinking Practices in Math appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Computational Thinking Educators computational thinking

How To 274

An Innovative Learning Model: How To Sync Your Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning in a synced classroom requires the ability to engage the same core material and the ability to engage the material independently. The post An Innovative Learning Model: How To Sync Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought.

How To 106

How to Give Effective Feedback that Works

The CoolCatTeacher

Teachers spend hours giving effective feedback only to have students not respond or use it to improve. In this case, one could argue that the teacher isn’t giving effective feedback because it is not being used to learn. Twelve-year English teacher turned principal Jordan Catapano helps us have more effective feedback that actually works to improve learning. Learn About More Effective Feedback Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

How To 258

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

How to Make Learning Stick

A Principal's Reflections

It is no secret how we retain information, construct new knowledge, and develop competencies critical for success in the world of work and, more importantly, life. When it comes to classrooms and schools getting students actively involved, it isn't a gimmick.

How To 421

How to Understand Generation Alpha

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s guest, Mike Fisher has been studying Gen Alpha and wants to talk about how they are different and what we need to know about teaching this generation of students. No, change never stops and great teachers always work to be relevant to the kids in their classroom.

How To 383

How to create a PDF ebook with Google Slides

Ditch That Textbook

They’re read-only, so publishing a PDF is a good way to distribute information to be consumed by reading. G Suite Google Slides Templates ebooks with google slides google slides google slides ebook gsuite how to create ebooks with google slidesPDF files are about as universal as it gets. You can open them on almost any Internet-ready device. It may not be the first thing you think of when you use Google Slides but it really is […].

eBook 194

How To Save A YouTube Video [Updated]

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post How To Save A YouTube Video [Updated] appeared first on TeachThought. Technology How-ToFrom the 'Related Videos' sidebar, click the three dots at the bottom right of the video thumbnail and click 'Download Video.'.

Maximize the Power of Multiple Technology Ecosystems

Schools invested in Google education tools or considering these services can achieve strong benefits by blending the best of Google services on Apple hardware, opening the door to a wealth of educational possibilities for students, teachers, and parents.

How to Teach Venn Diagrams to Elementary School Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

Venn Diagrams are one of the most visual approaches to showing students the logical relationships between sets and connectivity of data. It uses overlapping circles to show the wholeness of data and then where they overlap other data sets. How to make it digitally.

How to start a Quizlet Live game in 60 seconds + tips and tricks

Ditch That Textbook

Students are sorted into groups and work together to answer all 12 questions correctly in a row to win. Ed Tech Teaching how to do quizlet live how to play quizlet live quizlet live quizlet live create quizlet live teacherQuizlet Live is a collaborative, high-energy review game. It’s based on Quizlet, the online flashcards platform that’s been around for years.

How To 159

How to incorporate podcasting into your curriculum this school year

Ask a Tech Teacher

How to incorporate podcasting into your curriculum this school year. My son and I started The Middle School Mind podcast last fall as a way to give him a platform to express his, sometimes random, 6th grade thoughts.

How To 298

Learning How to Learn: Teaching to Engage Students

Digital Promise

How did five letters of the alphabet become a measure of one’s capabilities? In today’s day and age, grades have become everything; people are practically defined by the grades they earn in school, leading to academic competition to be the top of the class.

How To 229

A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

How To Make A Video Syllabus For Your Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post How To Make A Video Syllabus For Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Technology How-ToA video syllabus is a version of your syllabus in video form. It can be a simple slideshow or a creative framing of your course.

How To 114

How To Create A Forward-Leaning Curriculum

TeachThought - Learn better.

It’s hard to imagine how content-based standards can be the guiding force around which future education is constructed. The post How To Create A Forward-Leaning Curriculum appeared first on TeachThought. The Future Of Learning Essential How-To Veteran Teacher

How To 105

How To Grade Assignments In Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post How To Grade Assignments In Google Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Google Classroom Resources How-ToIn Google Classroom, you can give a numeric grade, leave comment-only feedback, or do both. You can also return assignments without grades.

How To 114

Show Me the Money: How to Ace Your VC Meeting

Mike Teng

WW2 to COVID-19: How Remote Tools Help Reinforce Development Post-Program eLearning

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development

In a world where virtual learning is here to stay, how can we use insight gained during the pandemic to address one of training’s greatest challenges: reinforcing knowledge? Join Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development, LLC, for this discussion on how to keep the gears turning.