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Teacher Tips: Rest, Relax, Restore

After a long year of ups and downs, summer comes at a very welcoming time. Our teachers have expanded their everyday knowledge of teaching to include online learning, zoom meetings, extra emailing, internet collaborating, etc.  Now it’s time for our teachers to rest, relax, and restore. We have put together some ideas to help restore…

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Recording Lectures

Record Your Lecture

Use your computer to capture your lecture. https://youtu.be/QLUwFzy4CJ4 You might consider what visual aids would support your lecture. After recording, Select text where you want to place your lecture video and in the tool-tip menu, click “Create overlay”. Select the “Video” feature. Click the ⨁ icon to upload a video...
Using Audio

Don’t Want Video? Try Audio

Don’t want video? Try audio. Recording an audio file can be a great way to include pronunciation for language classes, for music, or to share a reading, prayer or meditation. https://youtu.be/cvHuajx0RnI Select text where you want to place your audio and in the tool-tip menu, click “Create overlay”. Select the...
Video: What does it mean to learn in digital environment?

What Does It Mean to Learn in a Digital Environment?

We interviewed educators at a recent conference – and we learned a lot! We asked, “What does it mean to learn in a digital environment?” We wanted to know what’s different and why does it matter? We interviewed educators at a recent conference – and we learned a lot! We...
The Awfulizer is a shame monster who grows bigger and bigger the more ashamed you feel

Overcoming The Shame Game with Kristin Maher’s “The Awfulizer”

When I finished reading Kristin Maher’s The Awfulizer, I realized that it hasn’t always been easy for me or my friends to overcome shame. Despite all of us being grown-ups. Sometimes, it’s easy to see shame and anxiety in our lives, and sometimes it isn’t. Even for grown-ups. That’s what Kristin’s...
Image shows an example of a live quiz in context of learning material.

How is the Quiz Feature Helpful?

There is more to quizzes than a simple indicator of whether or not a student remembers certain information about certain topics. A study from Kent State University finds that quizzes actually help the learning process, as it encourages students to come up with ways to retain learned knowledge. And that...
Welcome to TextbookHub

Welcome to the TextbookHub Blog!

Welcome to the TextbookHub Blog! In the pursuit of connection to our ever-growing audience, we are delighted to launch this blog. This is an opportunity to exercise our passion for education by sharing industry news, unique perspectives, and the driving questions in education technology.We are excited to connect with our...