Student Engagement

10 Benefits of Teaching in a Blended Learning Classroom

December 22, 2015
Increase student engagement, save time, and much more!
Blended Learning, Personalized Learning, EdTech, Student Engagement, LMS, learning management system

Inspired by ISTE to Use Student Voices in Design Thinking

August 25, 2014
One of my favorite toys growing up was a Mr. Potato Head doll. So when Chris Walsh, in the session on The Power of Do at the 2014 ISTE conference, asked for volunteers to play with the original Mr. Potato Head, my hand quickly shot up.
Student Engagement, Student Voice, Student Directed Learning, Design Thinking, DJLN at ISTE, ISTE 2014 Reflection, ISTE14

Using Blended Learning to Maximize Classroom Time

February 12, 2014
Among the different challenges I face as a teacher, the challenge of maximizing learning and teaching is among the most crucial. I usually feel that I do not have enough time with my students and I have so much that I want to achieve (sound familiar?).
Blended Learning, Differentiated Instruction, Rotation Model, Flipped Classroom, Student Directed Learning, Student Engagement

It’s All About Asking the Right Questions

November 05, 2013
It’s not often that something I hear in a presentation or panel discussion makes me want to stand on my chair applauding and shouting “Bravo!”
Blended Learning, Student Directed Learning, Student Engagement, iNacol, Educational Technology, Technology Planning, Assessment

This is Not Your Parents' Megilah

June 12, 2013
The question discussed at the recent Jewish Futures Conference was “Whose Torah Is It Anyway?" As a Judaic studies teacher at a Modern Orthodox high school, the big ideas discussed at the conference resonated with me...
Blended Learning, Online Learning, Jewish Futures, Purim, Megilat Esther, memes, Student Engagement