Welcome to Season Two of the EdShift podcast! In this episode, Kris and Katie dive into Active Learning strategies and ideas with Dr Monica Burns. Hear how each defines active learning and get with ideas for your classroom that keep kids engaged and active in any topic. Katie, Kris, and Monica chatted about the importance of student agency, student creation, and student collaboration, and how teachers can ignite students and engage them in their learning with some key strategies.
Dr. Monica Burns is an EdTech and Curriculum Consultant, author of EdTech Essentials (ASCD, 2021) and former New York City public school teacher. She works with schools and organizations around the world to support PreK-20 educators with thoughtful technology integration. Monica’s website ClassTechTips.com and Easy EdTech Podcast helps educators place “tasks before apps” by promoting deeper learning with technology.