Using project-based learning in the classroom

As more emphasis is put on the global workplace, teachers are finding ways to prepare students for how to solve real-world issues.    What is project-based learning? While there are many ways to lead a classroom, project-based learning is gaining some traction. Project-based learning is a dynamic classroom approach in which students actively explore real-world […]

Five proven ways to improve communication with parents

Good communication between teachers and parents is vital to ensure that both are working toward the same goals—helping students learn and grow. The ability to easily communicate with parents helps them stay informed about the status of their child’s schoolwork (meaning no surprises), and it helps parents be a part of their child’s education both […]

5 Ways to boost learning using formative assessments

If you aren’t using formative assessments yet, you are missing out on a way to gather valuable information that informs your teaching while setting your students up for success. What are formative assessments? When we talk about assessments in education, the focus is often on the summative or final assessments. While summative assessments conducted at […]

A Look Back at ISTE: Cool Tech, Hot Trends and Deep Dish

Our experience at ISTE 2018, June 24-27 in Chicago, was beyond exciting. Dubbed “the epicenter of edtech,” ISTE is the place to see and experience the technologies, trends and inspirations that are shaping the future of education. Our Skooler presence in the Microsoft Education booth gave us the chance to rub elbows with some of […]