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4 Lesson Activities for Teachers to Try in 2023

4 Lesson Activities for Teachers to Try in 2023

GotTechED the Podcast 

Episode #128: 4 Lesson Activities for Teachers to Try in 2023

Welcome back to GotTechED the podcast this is Episode 128 called “4 Lesson Activities for Teachers to Try in 2023”   In this episode, we’ll play a lesson design game using our brand new Wheel of EdTech and share some of our New Year’s resolutions.  This is another episode you don’t want to miss, check it out.

Segment 1: Updates

  1. Happy New Years
  2. NJECC Conference is March 7th (Tuesday in person) and March 8th (Wednesday remote)

Segment 2: New Year’s Resolutions 


  1. Professional Goal:  Add more creativity into my lessons
  2. More exploration of Canva
  3. More Improv learning
  4. Personal Goal:  Simplify Life


  1. Gamification and game elements in class and with staff
  2. Organize workflow

Segment 3: Design a Lesson on the Fly Using the Wheel of Edtech   

Wheel of Edtech Link

  1. Blended Learning, Summative assessment, History, 3 edtech tools
  2. Veterans service project
  3. Google Forms, Google Slides, Google Sites
  4. Flipped Classroom, Formative Assessment, Art, 2 edtech tools
  5. Cameo in PowerPoint Attach video
  6. Creativity Based Learning, Introduction, World Language, 2 edtech tools
  7. Narrative, Running, thinglink, book creator
  8. Gamification, Conclusion, ELA, 1 edtech tool
  9. Baamboozle
  10. Scattergories game based on readings

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Need a Presenter?

As experienced presenters and content creators, you can contact Nick and Guise to speak at your school, event, or conference. They can customize a workshop that meets your organization’s unique time and content needs. While no topic is out of bounds, GotTechED is best known for sessions on:

  • 1:1 Chromebook Integration
  • EdTech Throwdown
  • TargetED Learning
  • Gamification (Badge Systems)
  • Game-Based Learning (Escape Rooms, Amazing Race, and more)
  • Google apps and extensions
  • Personalized learning and Choice Boards
  • Teacher productivity (Lesson Planning, Online Grading. and Feedback)
  • Digital content creation
  • Student Podcasting
  • Screencasting
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Student-Centered Learning

In this episode, we discuss 4 engaging lesson ideas that uses edtech to improve student engagement!

About the author, Eric

Eric Guise is a media specialist and technology coach with more than a decade of experience as a teacher.

Eric was named the 2016 Biology Teacher of Year by the New Jersey Biology Teachers Association and is currently pursuing an EdD in Leadership in Digital Transformation in Educational Technology.

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