Tweet “Student engagement is the product of motivation and active learning. It is a product rather than a sum because it will not occur if either element is missing.” — Elizabeth F. Barkley (Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty What are the best tools you’ve found to improve student engagement with the content/lesson… Read More


Tweet I feel like in the past year I’ve been surveyed to death, but each time I sit down to complete one, I trust that whomever is compiling the results of said survey will use the data for good. Not evil. In an attempt to “make sense” of the plethora of online resources/networks/communities/tools that are… Read More


Tweet Inspired by #edchat’s Tuesday night discussion about the meaningful use of interactive whiteboards in classrooms, I began to ponder: Should I purchase more of these tools for use in my building next year, when I have 5-6 mobile SMARTboards already that aren’t being used consistently (and frankly, may not be used meaningfully when they… Read More