Learning Disabilities in the Classroom

Learning Disabilities in the Classroom

What are learning disabilities? Learning disabilities are neurological disorders; they are parts of the brain that cause the way a person thinks, reads, processes, and problem-solves to be...
Educator Story: Classtime Enhances Educator Creativity and Student Engagement

Educator Story: Classtime Enhances Educator Creativity and Student Engagement

“With Classtime, my students instantly know why they got a question wrong and why the correct answer is right. I can immediately identify if the majority of the class is struggling in a...
The Benefits of Classtime’s School License

The Benefits of Classtime’s School License

Classtime’s School License offers unique features that can bring your teaching to the next level. In this article, we will discuss how you can have complete control over your class with the...
Create Secure Assessments During Remote Learning

Create Secure Assessments During Remote Learning

With millions of teachers around the world conducting online assessments, schools are now more worried about how to create secure online assessments that will help combat cheating and inappropriate...
Better Organize Your Classes Using Google Classroom

Better Organize Your Classes Using Google Classroom

Last month, Classtime announced our exciting new integration with Google Classroom. This Premium feature allows educators to easily import their classes from Google Classroom to Classtime, manage...
Enhance Your Online Lessons with Audio

Enhance Your Online Lessons with Audio

An impactful way you can enhance your online lessons today is by incorporating audio clips. Using audio in a lesson is proven to have several advantages for both English language learners and...
Supporting Diversity Through Classroom Curriculum

Supporting Diversity Through Classroom Curriculum

As Black Lives Matter protests have erupted across the country, many long-standing institutions are looking to try to better understand and combat racial issues. Among this fight for justice is the...
How to Use the Fast and the Curious EduProtocol

How to Use the Fast and the Curious EduProtocol

EduProtocols have risen in popularity in the past few years. Developed by veteran educators Marlena Hebern and Jon Corippo, EduProtocols aim to foster a supportive and close-knit environment between...
Help Prevent Student Cheating in Online Assessments

Help Prevent Student Cheating in Online Assessments

In this article, we will explain how to help prevent student cheating in online assessments along with better organizing your Classtime Sessions with our new Premium feature, “Classes”. With...
Why Classtime is the Ideal Remote Learning Platform

Why Classtime is the Ideal Remote Learning Platform

Remote learning felt like it came with so many things to unpack: how to deliver content quickly and efficiently, how to ensure equitable learning possibilities for all students and how to check-in...
Formative assessment study: how digital platforms improve learning

Formative assessment study: how digital platforms improve learning

Back in 2017, Edtech Magazine reported that about 63 percent of K-12 teachers utilize technology in their classrooms daily. However, with the new reality of distance learning in 2020, it wouldn’t...
Classtime Summer Academy: Invitation to apply

Classtime Summer Academy: Invitation to apply

The Classtime Summer Academy is an interactive training, taking place online and starting on the 27th of July, 2020. We encourage applications from all educators who are interested in: -...
Classtime Best Practices for Online Learning

Classtime Best Practices for Online Learning

We created Classtime as an educational tool that is convenient for teachers with students of all ages. Using Classtime, thousands of teachers have already conquered distanced online learning. This...
5 Tips for Remote Learning: Teacher Survey Results

5 Tips for Remote Learning: Teacher Survey Results

We asked educators about their biggest challenges during remote learning and what would make their lives easier, and here are the results! In this article, we'll be sharing tips on how Classtime can...
How to use Video Conferencing with Classtime

How to use Video Conferencing with Classtime

Use your favorite video conferencing tool with your students and enhance engagement with Classtime. Due to the Coronavirus closures, popular conferencing tools are now also offering FREE access to...
6 Reasons to Conduct Online Assessments

6 Reasons to Conduct Online Assessments

Assessments are part of everyday school life for most teachers and students, and often associated with night-long correction work or a long worry about the results. However, conducting online...
4 Ideas to effectively teach with distance learning

4 Ideas to effectively teach with distance learning

Student & Teacher Requirements - Both students and teachers can use any device that supports an internet browser (smartphones, tablets, computers, Chromebooks) (Learn more). - Both students...
Teaching Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Teaching Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

What are the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? There are many global challenges the world faces in the 21st century. In 2015, the 193 members...
Improving SBAC Scores: The Missing Key

Improving SBAC Scores: The Missing Key

As reported in the Los Angeles Times, many schools have been struggling with the math assessment coming out of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) design. Only 33% of students in the...
Don’t Ditch That Tech: Personalizing Content & Promoting Metacognition

Don’t Ditch That Tech: Personalizing Content & Promoting Metacognition

All teachers want to meet their students' needs, but some tasks can seem pretty daunting for beginners and experts alike. In this webinar, we tackled two scary ones: creating personalized lessons and...
Supporting Evidence in Questions

Supporting Evidence in Questions

My teaching career started in 2014 as a special education teacher for middle schoolers (~ages 12-15). Since then, I’ve moved on to teaching history at...
Teaching with Limited Devices

Teaching with Limited Devices

Teaching with technology can be frustrating. On one day, you show up to a computer lab with your class and all of the desktops have to run mandatory...
Promoting Metacognition in Classtime

Promoting Metacognition in Classtime

No matter the subject area, all teachers want their students to be thinkers. We want them to be reflective, pursue topics in-depth, attack problems from...
Digital Escape Rooms in your Classroom

Digital Escape Rooms in your Classroom

If you’re not familiar with the “Escape Room” (and increasingly digital escape rooms) phenomenon found across the U.S., you’re definitely missing...
Flip your classroom and transform your teaching

Flip your classroom and transform your teaching

As teachers in an ever-more demanding profession, the one resource that we all wish we had more of is time. Over the past couple of years, I’ve had the...
Why children should learn to code

Why children should learn to code

Learning how to code is akin to learning a new language. In a study on bilingualism published on NCBI, it was discovered that learning another language has cognitive benefits. These benefits begin...
Easy ways to collect and review assessment data

Easy ways to collect and review assessment data

Here, you’ll find the same steps to creating “Rapidfire Classtime Assessments” that were mentioned in the video, as well as the resources mentioned...
Creating controversy with Classtime

Creating controversy with Classtime

Learn how to set up your own controversial prompts on Classtime, and find all of the resources that were mentioned at the end of the video. Keys to...
4 Blended Learning Models to Help Reach Students’ Goals

4 Blended Learning Models to Help Reach Students’ Goals

A couple decades ago, the idea of blending electronic technology and traditional classroom teaching would not have been possible. Not every student had a computer in their home and reliable internet...
How teaching analytics improves your students’ learning

How teaching analytics improves your students’ learning

Previously, we discussed how Learning Analytics collects and measures student data during and after your lessons to help you refine your teaching towards creating a more effective learning experience...
3 strategies for dynamic professional learning

3 strategies for dynamic professional learning

Challenge. Over the years, schools, districts, and educational organizations have been criticized for the traditional ways they offer professional learning for teachers. Typically, they schedule...
Using gamification for critical thinking and test preparation

Using gamification for critical thinking and test preparation

We recently had an interview with Scott Houston, an education consultant at Educators Cooperative. Scott has played a part in the evolution of Classtime's gamification solution (Collaborative...
How to prepare thoughtful, data-backed lessons

How to prepare thoughtful, data-backed lessons

In our last post on differentiated instruction, one of the tips focussed on preparing thoughtful, data-backed lessons. The strategies you use to differentiate the learning experience in your...
4 ways to implement Differentiated Instruction strategies in the classroom

4 ways to implement Differentiated Instruction strategies in the classroom

When it comes to engaging all of your students, you’ve probably realized that students learn in different ways. Some may work best when engaged in group work, while you may find others that perform...
4 tips for making Professional Learning Communities successful in your school

4 tips for making Professional Learning Communities successful in your school

More schools are adopting the Professional Learning Communities (PLC; learn more) process as the way to work together and reach students more effectively. PLC works. It isn’t a program or...
7 Ways Classtime helps save time and make a greater impact on students

7 Ways Classtime helps save time and make a greater impact on students

Inspired by an article written by Osvitoria, we’ve outlined seven ways that educators around the world use Classtime to quickly analyze their lessons, engage students with collaboration, and help...
4 ways EdTech tools can help you prepare your students for standardized tests

4 ways EdTech tools can help you prepare your students for standardized tests

Standardized testing has long been a controversial topic among education enthusiasts. In theory, standardized tests are intended to unbiasedly measure a student’s academic performance in order to...
How learning analytics can make your teaching more effective

How learning analytics can make your teaching more effective

As technology continues to evolve and become an integral part of our everyday lives, it’s only natural that we utilize it to improve education as well. One aspect of technology that promises to...
3 Approaches to foster Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in the classroom

3 Approaches to foster Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in the classroom

We see the importance of working together now more than ever. Not surprisingly, this has been a major topic in the educational world as well. The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional...
5 Tips for protecting student data

5 Tips for protecting student data

In the age of the internet, tech tools and apps make it easier for teachers to engage their students and introduce new modes of collaboration and learning into their lesson plans. With the use of...
Collaborative Challenges

Collaborative Challenges

Living in a world where Google seems to answer all of our questions without having to even think about it, it’s often hard for students to understand how the knowledge they’re learning in the...
How to create great multiple choice questions in 3 simple steps

How to create great multiple choice questions in 3 simple steps

Well-crafted multiple choice questions are like a clean window. If the question is articulated clearly and concisely, it allows you to see what the student does and doesn’t know. These fixed choice...
4 Scaffolding strategies that lead to greater student independence

4 Scaffolding strategies that lead to greater student independence

Every student has their own individual knowledge and experience, and your job as a teacher is to support each one of them in their educational goals by providing them with the tools and motivation...
Turning your classroom into a collaborative learning community

Turning your classroom into a collaborative learning community

No matter what grade level you teach, creating a productive and engaging class environment is essential for student success. While it can be difficult to gain the trust and respect of your students,...
Tips to actively engage your language class

Tips to actively engage your language class

In today’s globalized world, speaking multiple languages can be useful in many ways. The problem with becoming multilingual is the arduous task of learning a foreign language in the first place....
Challenging teacher biases to make your class stronger

Challenging teacher biases to make your class stronger

As human beings, we naturally form biases in order to organize our experiences more efficiently in our effort to understand and engage with the world around us. In the classroom, these teacher biases...