Jan 27, 2020
Nate Ridgway is a tech-loving history teacher in Indianapolis, Indiana. He specializes in lesson design and differentiation and also is licensed in Special Education Mild Interventions. He's taught in both middle school and high school settings, but currently is enjoying teaching World History & Dual Credit U.S. History. He is currently finishing a Master's degree in History at the University of Indianapolis.
Angie Ridgway began her career in middle and high school Spanish teaching. She's now working with future secondary teachers and new faculty members at the University of Indianapolis. Her passion lies in supporting new teachers' work in the implementation of original pedagogies that strive to meet all students' needs. She holds an M.Ed. and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with areas of emphasis in secondary education and Spanish.
The Five Principles of Don’t Ditch That Tech
Iorad - online tutorial builder
A Dangerously Powerful EdTech App: iorad (from Teaching from the Ridge blog)
Dotstorming -- Dotstorming takes the process of dot voting online to allow groups of people to collaborate on a topic.
Penzu Journal -- A private, 100% customizable online journal.
Melanie Samson-Cormie (Edmonton CA) -- Loves Google Classroom, but Moodle is so visual. Add HTML. Teaches grades 5 and 6. It can be tough to navigate. Tips for making it more visual or easier to navigate.