Instruction Without Boundaries: Let’s Create Engaging and Effective Classrooms Within Any Setting to Enhance Student Learning

Over the last few years, we have had to teach within online, blended, and fully in-person classroom settings. While great strides have been made leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic, it demonstrated how the future for K-20 education is within classroom settings that no longer are bound to only a physical classroom space. We’ve learnedContinue reading “Instruction Without Boundaries: Let’s Create Engaging and Effective Classrooms Within Any Setting to Enhance Student Learning”

The Power of Teacher Collaboration through Crowdsourcing #AmpGlobalEdu

By: Matt Rhoads, Ed.D Dr. Matt Rhoads is a Tech and Instructional Leader and Innovator with hands in Adult Ed, K-12, and Higher Education. He is the author of several books and is the host of Navigating Education – The Podcast. Our colleagues in education are our best assets to learn and grow. Whether it’sContinue reading “The Power of Teacher Collaboration through Crowdsourcing #AmpGlobalEdu”

Amplify Learning: A Global Collaborative – Amplifying Instructional Design

On June 13th, 2022, Amplify Learning: A Global Collaborative – Amplifying Instructional Design will be released with EduMatch Publishing! It is a book on research-based strategies integrated with EdTech tools from teachers across the world who are doing these strategies and integrations within their classrooms, schools, and districts. This is book one of the seriesContinue reading “Amplify Learning: A Global Collaborative – Amplifying Instructional Design”

Evaluating Your Instructional Needs and Students’ Needs: The Technology Integration Matrix and the Learner Variability Tool

By: Matt Rhoads, Ed.D Dr. Matt Rhoads is a Tech and Instructional Leader and Innovator with hands in Adult Ed, K-12, and Higher Education. He is the author of several books and is the host of Navigating Education – The Podcast. To see what specific lessons and instructional strategies look like within classrooms, concrete examples,Continue reading “Evaluating Your Instructional Needs and Students’ Needs: The Technology Integration Matrix and the Learner Variability Tool”

Build Your Own Personalized Professional Learning Pathway – Individualized Learning and Growth for Educators

By: Matt Rhoads, Ed.D Dr. Matt Rhoads is a Tech and Instructional Leader and Innovator with hands in Adult Ed, K-12, and Higher Education. He is the author of several books and is the host of Navigating Education – The Podcast. There are many ways for us to build our capacity and learn as educators.Continue reading Build Your Own Personalized Professional Learning Pathway – Individualized Learning and Growth for Educators

Instructional Strategies that Can Be Used With and Without Tech

By: Matt Rhoads, Ed.D Dr. Matt Rhoads is a Tech and Instructional Leader and Innovator with hands in Adult Ed, K-12, and Higher Education. He is the author of several books and is the host of Navigating Education – The Podcast. Strategies power everything we do in the classroom. Instructional strategies are the drivers ofContinue reading Instructional Strategies that Can Be Used With and Without Tech

Instructional Strategies to Integrate with Google Jamboard to Amplify Learning

By: Matt Rhoads, Ed.D Dr. Matt Rhoads is a Tech and Instructional Leader and Innovator with hands in Adult Ed, K-12, and Higher Education. He is the author of several books and is the host of Navigating Education – The Podcast. Google Jamboard, like Google Slides, has many opportunities to integrate various instructional strategies toContinue reading “Instructional Strategies to Integrate with Google Jamboard to Amplify Learning”

MOTE – A Revolutionary Audio Recording Tool for Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets

By: Matt Rhoads, Ed.D Dr. Matt Rhoads is a Tech and Instructional Leader and Innovator with hands in Adult Ed, K-12, and Higher Education. He is the author of several books and is the host of Navigating Education – The Podcast. Introduction to MOTE – A Game-Changing Audio Recording Tool for Google Docs, Slides, andContinue reading “MOTE – A Revolutionary Audio Recording Tool for Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets”

Reflecting on Educations Challenges and Opportunities of 2021 to Help Us Navigate in 2022 and Beyond

By: Matt Rhoads, Ed.D Dr. Matt Rhoads is a Tech and Instructional Leader and Innovator with hands in Adult Ed, K-12, and Higher Education. He is the author of several books and is the host of Navigating Education – The Podcast. As we end 2021 and move into 2022, much has happened in the worldContinue reading “Reflecting on Educations Challenges and Opportunities of 2021 to Help Us Navigate in 2022 and Beyond”

Season 1 Recap 3: Navigating Education – The Podcast

By: Matt Rhoads, Ed.D Dr. Matt Rhoads is a Tech and Instructional Leader and Innovator with hands in Adult Ed, K-12, and Higher Education. He is the author of several books and is the host of Navigating Education – The Podcast. The last and final recap of Season 1 of Navigating Education – The Podcast,Continue reading “Season 1 Recap 3: Navigating Education – The Podcast”

Creating Digital Portfolios and Resumes with Wakelet – Digital Landing Pages for Students to Share With the World

By: Matt Rhoads, Ed.D Dr. Matt Rhoads is a Tech and Instructional Leader and Innovator with hands in Adult Ed, K-12, and Higher Education. He is the author of several books and is the host of Navigating Education – The Podcast. Having students create an ever-changing resume and portfolio online is essential in the worldContinue reading “Creating Digital Portfolios and Resumes with Wakelet – Digital Landing Pages for Students to Share With the World”

HyperDocs and HyperSlides Create Student Choice

By: Matt Rhoads, Ed.D Dr. Matt Rhoads is a Tech and Instructional Leader and Innovator with hands in Adult Ed, K-12, and Higher Education. He is the author of several books and is the host of Navigating Education – The Podcast. HyperDocs and HyperSlides can be utilized to create student tasks and assignments that promoteContinue reading “HyperDocs and HyperSlides Create Student Choice”

Season 1 Recap Part 2: Navigating Education – The Podcast

By: Matt Rhoads, Ed.D Dr. Matt Rhoads is a Tech and Instructional Leader and Innovator with hands in Adult Ed, K-12, and Higher Education. He is the author of several books and is the host of Navigating Education – The Podcast. After the first ten episodes of the podcast season, we began interviewing educators fromContinue reading “Season 1 Recap Part 2: Navigating Education – The Podcast”

Student Self-Reflection, Self-Assessment, and Metacognition Using Interactive Slides – Part 4

As we know, Pear Deck and Nearpod can be utilized and integrated into a wide variety of strategies. Student reflection and metacognition strategies are part of this range of strategies! In Part 4 of our Interactive Slide Blog Series, we will cover this in-depth. Metacognition and Reflection – A Skill Set for Lifelong Learners AsContinue reading “Student Self-Reflection, Self-Assessment, and Metacognition Using Interactive Slides – Part 4”

Integrating Pear Deck and Flipgrid for Warm-Ups & Activating Prior Knowledge

By: Matt Rhoads, Ed.D Dr. Matt Rhoads is a Tech and Instructional Leader and Innovator with hands in Adult Ed, K-12, and Higher Education. He is the author of several books and is the host of Navigating Education – The Podcast. App-smashing is one of my favorite instructional integrations to help support students in theirContinue reading “Integrating Pear Deck and Flipgrid for Warm-Ups & Activating Prior Knowledge”