Learning on a loop: Make it memorable with animated GIFs
Teachers and students can use animation to bring content to life, says DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Tony Vincent. GIFs can grab attention, illustrate ideas, break down a process into steps, show a sequence, and make content memorable.
Leadership: 7 ways to increase your visibility
If school leaders spend all of their time in the office, how will they know what staff, students and families need? DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Matthew X. Joseph addresses strategies for boosting school leader availability, approachability and visibility.
9 reasons to use Google Classroom to communicate with staff
For district leaders, organizing and sharing resources is easier with this common tool, says DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker John Sowash, who wrote The Chromebook Classroom, a comprehensive guide to using Chromebooks in education.
How to support students’ productive struggle
Creating a classroom climate where it is OK to make mistakes and that encourages students to take risks is key, says DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Matthew X. Joseph, who is director of curriculum, instruction and assessment at Leicester Public Schools in Massachusetts.