# #OneNewThing: SolveMe Puzzles

Attention all Math Nerds! Or, you know, anyone who loves a good puzzle. This week’s #OneNewThing is for you! I recently came across a fun website called SolveMe Puzzles that has a TON of free games for students (or the nerdy adult) to play. All of the games require players to solve a math-based puzzle.… Read More #OneNewThing: SolveMe Puzzles

# #OneNewThing: A Google a Day

In this week’s #OneNewThing, I am excited to share about A Google a Day. I was introduced to this game by Kate Petty while helping with a bootcamp earlier this week. It was one of those times where I thought, “Wait – how have I never heard of this?!” A Google a Day is an online game… Read More #OneNewThing: A Google a Day

# Creating Accountability in Group Projects with Google Forms

Group projects – you either love them or hate them, right? As a student, I absolutely hated group projects. I was one of the nerdy kids that was always striving for an A and felt like I was put into groups with people that did not care as much as I did. Therefore, I ended… Read More Creating Accountability in Group Projects with Google Forms

# #OneNewThing: Adobe After Effects & Instagram Hacks

Earlier this week, I wrote about my goal to learn one new thing per week and blog about it. It’s my new blogging challenge to encourage me to continue learning and writing.  For this week’s #OneNewThing post, I am excited to share that I learned TWO new things! Well, I am sure there is actually… Read More #OneNewThing: Adobe After Effects & Instagram Hacks

# #OneNewThing: A Blogging Challenge

A year and a half ago, I set a goal to blog once a week on an educational topic. These topics have ranged from instructional strategies, lesson plans, educational technology tutorials, and a variety of other resources. I am excited to say that this is a goal that I have achieved, as well as a… Read More #OneNewThing: A Blogging Challenge

# The Problem-Based Question (Part 2)

(Note: This is part two of a post on The Problem Based Question.  Click HERE to read part one.) As I mentioned in my last post, I found myself reflecting on the essential questions that I had been using in my classroom.  Essential questions have a time and place in the classroom but I wanted… Read More The Problem-Based Question (Part 2)

# Join the BoostEDU Community!

I am excited to announce that the BoostEDU community is growing! 🚀 BoostEDU is now on Facebook and Twitter and is a community where teachers can receive updates on resources and support from teachers all around the world.  Interested in joining this community?  Click on the links below!   In these communities, feel free to share resources to… Read More Join the BoostEDU Community!

# The Problem-Based Question (Part 1)

In the twelve years I spent in the classroom, my students participated in a variety of buzzword worthy creative lesson plans and student-led activities: Project-based learning, Genius Hour, and 20Time. Just to name a few. All of these lesson plans had several common goals, such as learning content-specific standards or allowing students the opportunity to… Read More The Problem-Based Question (Part 1)

# Evaluating HyperDocs with BoostEDU

Last month, I had the great pleasure to work with the HyperDoc team and Lisa Guardino on how to use BoostEDU to evaluate HyperDocs.  I cannot express how nerdy excited I was to see the BoostEDU self-assessment in action! In this video, Lisa Guardino, an advanced HyperDoc designer, completes the In-Depth SAMR self-assessment on a HyperDoc that… Read More Evaluating HyperDocs with BoostEDU

# Pi Day: A BreakoutEDU Digital

Happy Pi Day! Well – almost. 🙂 Pi Day is coming up on March 14 and I thought, “What could be a fun way to celeberate Pi Day with students?” Enter…”Pi Day!” BreakoutEDU Digital! The Topics: In this BreakoutEDU, students will learn: About the number π. Trivia facts about the number π. About radius and diameter. How… Read More Pi Day: A BreakoutEDU Digital