Equity Systems Within Classrooms and Schools

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. Much of my thoughts regarding equity and access has been about evaluating the systems within classrooms andContinue reading “Equity Systems Within Classrooms and Schools”

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”

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”

App-Smashing and Embedding EdTech Tools into Canvas to Amplify Student Learning

Β  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. In my capacity as an Instructional and Technology Leader and Coach, we haveContinue reading “App-Smashing and Embedding EdTech Tools into Canvas to Amplify Student Learning”

Intro to Tango – Creating Interactive Step by Step Directions for Students and Teachers

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. Tango is a revolutionary Free Google Chrome Extension that automatically creates a written step-by-stepContinue reading Intro to Tango – Creating Interactive Step by Step Directions for Students and Teachers

Using QR Codes and Integrating them with Strategies 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. QR Codes provide a signature for someone to access the content. Think of itContinue reading “Using QR Codes and Integrating them with Strategies to Amplify Learning”

Making Special Education Sustainable for Special Education Teachers

After much reflection and thought, I wanted to write a post about how we can make Special Education a much more sustainable position for teachers. My goal is to provide a series of recommendations for educational leaders, policymakers, and teachers to seriously consider to utilize to help attract and retain a group of teachers that make huge differences in the lives of students and families.

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”

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”

What is a Wakelet Collection?

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. Do you want a place to save links, social media posts, videos, and imagesContinue reading What is a Wakelet Collection?

HyperDocs and HyperSlides Create UDL Lesson Opportunities

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. Over the last few posts, we’ve covered how to create and utilize HyperDocs andContinue reading HyperDocs and HyperSlides Create UDL Lesson Opportunities

Making Interactive Lessons Using HyperDocs and Slides Blog Series

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. I wanted to provide a series on HyperDocs and HyperSlides as it is theContinue reading Making Interactive Lessons Using HyperDocs and Slides Blog Series

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”