Building a PD Learning Hub for your School

Teachers and administrators struggle to find time to work and learn together in meaningful ways. There are plenty of meetings scheduled. Many teachers leave these meetings though with the feeling…

A Scavenger Hunt to Connect and Document Learning

I remember scavenger hunts from my childhood in Germany. A group of people, divided into teams, were given a series of missions to complete and then return to the point…

FlipGrid: A Platform to Crowdsource Reflection, Metacognition and Perspective

I recently learned about this platform, FlipGrid, and am very enthusiastic when I think of the potential it can bring for teachers and learners. The idea is quite simple. An…

Crowdsourcing a Classroom Library

The Langwitches Blog has been free since 2006. I don’t use premium areas, nor subsidize my expenses of hosting, time and passion that I invest in putting into creating and…

Blatant Stealing

I was simply looking for Sketchnoting supplies on Amazon yesterday, when the algorithm suggested the following book: A Simple Guide to Sketchnoting by Dorothy Bell. Immediately, I was taken aback,…