Posts by Catherine Wedgwood


8 Ways to Integrate Instagram into the Classroom

Everybody has their go-to social media platform when they want to share something with the world. For millennials it is quickly becoming Instagram, giving teachers a creative way to engage them in class. Here are eight ideas to implement in the classroom.


Can Common Assignment Improve Student Outcomes?

Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) created an instructional design platform that provides free online tools and resources for creating literacy-rich assignments and courses across content areas. LDC CoreTools is a guided online experience that supports teachers in planning and creating curricula, allowing them to effectively collaborate with colleagues across their school or across the nation.


The Educator’s Guide to Social Media

By: Larry Magid. There are a great many advantages of social media both as a classroom tool and to enhance your professional reputation. Sure there are risks, but they are manageable and easily outweighed by the rewards.