Do you think about classroom design?

Summer is a great time to think about classroom design. In this VoiceThread, Cristina Milos (@surreallyno on twitter) counters conventional wisdom about classroom design. She discusses her ideas about the drawbacks of “cute” displays, gender perceptions and much more. Take a minute to watch and add your ideas on this thought-provoking VoiceThread from an incredible … Continued


Reimagined. Redesigned. VoiceThread.

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What is Asynchronous Learning?

“According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.” -Jerry Seinfeld   People hate public speaking because mistakes happen … Continued


Summer Professional Development with VoiceThread

Join us this summer for some professional development!  VoiceThread is hosting 6 free online sessions in the coming months to help K-12 educators develop ideas for enhancing their classes. Each session will be led by George Haines, an expert VoiceThreader, curricular designer, and former K-12 educator.  George will share his expertise, showcase some exemplary VoiceThreads, … Continued


How a “Digital Dinosaur” Adapted to Teaching Online

This is a guest post by VoiceThread user Timothy Lloyd.   Recently, I was asked to do a guest blog by VoiceThread.   I teach an honors level biology course at Norwin High School in North Huntingdon PA.  I would consider myself to be a digital dinosaur, I still have a dumb phone (and I … Continued


How VoiceThread Helped My Work-Life Balance

This is a guest post by VoiceThread user Laura Volpintesta. I’m so excited to be in my first year teaching fashion illustration for myself.  6 years ago, as a relatively not-tech-savvy individual, (and full time faculty member/single mother of two at Parsons School of Design Fashion Department,) I was assigned to the project of creating their … Continued


Hijacking FOMO for Your Online Course

What is FOMO? FOMO is an acronym that stands for Fear Of Missing Out. It describes the compulsion people feel to constantly check in with friends on social media to see if they’re missing anything good. FOMO cuts to the heart of modern behavior in a world full of distractions. Those very distractions make it … Continued