Focused Reading With Browser Extensions

Have you ever started reading a text or article and then found yourself doing something completely different? Today we’ll look at how to get better and more focused reading for you and your students! The Internet can be a wonderful thing, but there is one problem even for experienced readers: distractions! Even as an experienced… Continue reading Focused Reading With Browser Extensions

5 Useful Add-ons to Improve Your Browser as a Teacher

Raise your hand if you like using add-ons in your browser ????????‍♀️ I know I do and they can be an excellent way to improve your experience on the web. In this post, I’ll share 5 useful add-ons to improve your browser and make your work-life easier. We all know the world wide web can… Continue reading 5 Useful Add-ons to Improve Your Browser as a Teacher

How to Use Onenote as a Teacher in 2020

How many times have you made a great lesson or planned out a good theme, only to have it lost somewhere in your pile of papers and notepads? Today is the day you stop doing this, as well as teach your students to keep their notes in order! Today we take a look at how… Continue reading How to Use Onenote as a Teacher in 2020

How to Use Onenote

What is OneNote? If you haven’t heard of this program before then it is about time! This is a hidden gem in your Office-suite. In this post, I’ll cover the basics of the program and how to get started with your first notebook. First of all, there are several different versions out there of this program.… Continue reading How to Use Onenote

How To Avoid Burnout When Using Remote Learning?

Last semester I had to start using remote learning. I work as a language teacher in upper secondary high school. I thought some parts were easier for me than for my colleagues teaching vocational subjects. However, there were other things that I didn’t know. One thing was how we were affected by the change in… Continue reading How To Avoid Burnout When Using Remote Learning?

Digital or Analog? How to Find Your Own Best Lesson Planning Practice

I have a confession to make: I’m a stationery addict. There, I said it. And yes, there is such a thing as having favorite pens or feeling that a pen simply isn’t the right one for a specific day. Even so, I also have warm feelings for all things digital and more often than not… Continue reading Digital or Analog? How to Find Your Own Best Lesson Planning Practice

The Blog Post I Shouldn’t Even Be Writing

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Procrastination…I shouldn’t even be writing this blog post. No really, I should work on publishing a different one right now – but I don’t! And the simple reason is this: procrastination. The post that was planned, was aimed at something that is very soon to be a part of my everyday life again: lesson planning.… Continue reading The Blog Post I Shouldn’t Even Be Writing

Calendar Blocking in Outlook and How This Can Help You Stay Sane

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One thing I stumbled upon a few months ago is calendar blocking and while most examples I found were using Google Calendar, I choose to do calendar blocking in Outlook. Who doesn’t love to be organized and feel on top of things? I know I do, but does this mean I am always where I’m… Continue reading Calendar Blocking in Outlook and How This Can Help You Stay Sane

Why Taking Some Time off Benefits Both You and Your Students

Have caught yourself thinking ”I don’t have time to relax and do something else, I have so much work to do”? I know I have, numerous times. When you feel this busy is exactly when you would benefit most from taking a step back and recharge. We live in a world of information. Taking time… Continue reading Why Taking Some Time off Benefits Both You and Your Students