Blended Learning

Would You Rather: Transfer and Apply – Dr. Catlin Tucker

The first and second blogs in this series focused on providing meaningful choices when students are acquiring information and making ...

Formative Assessment is Key to Being Responsive

As students move through a lesson, some acquire information and skills more quickly than others. Some students will need additional ...

Keep, Start, Stop: A Student Feedback Strategy – Dr. Catlin Tucker

At this point in the school year, you have had time to establish classroom routines, nurture your relationships with students, ...

Troubleshooting the Flipped Classroom: Dealing with Unprepared Students – Dr. Catlin Tucker

Why Would a Teacher Use the Flipped Classroom Model? First, let’s establish the value of the flipped classroom in case ...

The Power of Claim-Evidence-Question

Part IV: Thinking About Thinking This is part four of a five-part series focused on using thinking routines to drive ...

Trust, Technology, and Transformation: Embracing the Student-Centered Classroom – Dr. Catlin Tucker

As a speaker, trainer, and coach, I have had the privilege of working with thousands of teachers. There is a ...

10 Reasons to sign up for free TCEA membership this May 9-10

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week. And to show our appreciation, we’re offering two days of free TCEA membership! Let’s talk about ...

Proven Classroom Discussion Strategies for Deeper Learning

Have you ever visited a teacher’s classroom where things were going so well that you wished you could replicate it ...

The Station Rotation Model Tip #3: Practice Rotating for Seamless Transitions – Dr. Catlin Tucker

Don’t let transitions steal class time! Some classes understand the expectations of the station rotation model almost immediately. The teacher ...

How to Show Appreciation to Teachers

Teacher Appreciation Week (TAW) is coming up next week! From May 8-12, 2023, school communities around the U.S. will come ...

The Benefits of Using Interactive Videos in the Classroom

Don’t you wish you could multiply yourself in the classroom? Interactive video is more than showing a YouTube in class! ...

Three Ideas for National School Nurse Day

National School Nurse Day was established in 1972 and is celebrated annually on the Wednesday of National Nurses Week. This ...

How to Encourage Summer Reading

Encouraging students to read over the summer is a great way to maintain and improve their reading skills. It can ...

May the 4th Classroom Activities and Resources

May the 4th, Star Wars Day, is approaching this week. Let’s all say it together, “May the 4th be with ...

The Playlist Model – Dr. Catlin Tucker

In my Art of Blended Learning Online Course this week, we continued our work on the playlist model. I began ...

Five AI Tools to Try (April 2023)

With all the debate and discussion about artificial intelligence in the education world, it’s not surprising that educators’ views cover ...

ANTON: Free Digital Activities and Games for K-8 Students

ANTON is at first glance, a German-based free learning app now available in the United States. The system works on ...

How to Become a Certified Cybersecurity Professional

Whether technology teams and administrators are ready or not, cyberattacks on schools are on the rise at an alarming rate ...

Strengthening Cybersecurity in Texas Schools

In recent years, cybersecurity threats targeting educational institutions have become increasingly common. These threats can lead to data breaches, disruptions ...

Graphic Novels, Audiobooks, and More: Six Ways to Add Accessible Stories to Your Library

As a middle school librarian, I am acutely aware of the in-between space that middle school students inhabit. I serve ...

What You Need to Know About Copyright

Most people don’t find themselves breathless with excitement at the prospect of learning about copyright. If you were to play ...

ClassQuiz: A Free Tool Supporting High-Effect Size Instructional Strategies

Educators are buzzing around a new Kahoot and Quizziz-like tool available at no cost. This quiz website offers a host ...

Five Ways to Engage Your School Community with Ebooks

Today, as many librarians host visitors in their libraries, they hear the same questions being repeated over and over: “Do ...

Adobe Firefly’s Text-to-Image and Text Effects Models

If you are creative, you may already have access to Adobe Photoshop. Photoshop has tons of tools to help you ...

Six Resources for Earth Day 2023

Earth Day 2023 is coming up on April 22. This is the 53rd time around the sun that more than ...
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