The CTTL’s “Back to School” Top Ten

We begin each year by trying to get to know each child and helping them believe that our classroom is a place where they belong and can thrive. But once you have got that going, then what? Here is our Back to School Top Ten.

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Our Elementary EdTech Guide is Here

Our EdTech guides were not created to drive a technology-first agenda. We do not imagine a future where EdTeach replaces classroom teachers. Rather, the guides were created to help us find the right EdTech tool for the job when an EdTech tool might be the best tool to use.

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“Choose Wisely”: Rethinking How We Think About Teaching and Learning with Technology

Like Indiana Jones in his search for the Holy Grail, we all have been looking for the right hardware and software for both our current and future school experiences. We'll show you how to do it in this blog, and also in our newest professional development resource for teachers.

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Teacher Tips: Final Exams and Projects

How will you summatively assess your students’ ability to meet the learning objectives you have set for the year? Whether you are planning some kind of final exam or some kind of project, we have some research-informed strategies to help your students.

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Homework in a work-from-home world

We still need to guide instruction, even though this is now harder. The role homework plays will depend on our ability to guide instruction. Here is The CTTL's ultimate guide to adapting your homework plans to asynchronous and synchronous teaching.

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Tending to Social & Emotional Well-being from a Distance: Part Two

I've been reminding myself that we just built our planes while flying them, and getting the whole fleet airborne is an incredible achievement; on some days, that alone is good enough. And the rest of the time, I’m wondering how I might steer my seventh-grade Life Science plane somewhere even more interesting, now that we’re up here.

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Executive Functioning and Distance Learning

Whether executive functioning was on your radar already or not, don’t panic. New struggles with executive functioning are a normal and reasonable response to what has happened to school in the last month. And there are strategies to help.

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