The 8-Bit Instructor: The BIG NEWS from John Meehan (EP030)

This week, John Meehan’s here, and he’s got some BIG NEWS! Listen in for some excellent stuff, and a little bit of wrestling talk. Plus, news from Microsoft and Google.

The Current State of a Classroom Teacher

For anyone out there who cares to know, I’m not doing great. This year has drained me. Going back into the last few weeks of the semester after Thanksgiving Break, I’m usually ready to go. After all, three weeks is nothing leading up to Christmas Break and the end of the semester. It’s usually one of the more chill times of the school year. Except that this year it isn’t.

PeerGrade Tutorial: Creating Assignments

If you’ve created your classes in PeerGrade, then you’re ready to create assignments. Assignments are easy to create, but there are a few different options you have as you go. This is another simple 3-step process. Create the Assignment After selecting the class you want to assign peer feedback to, you’ll click the blue “CreateContinue reading “PeerGrade Tutorial: Creating Assignments”

Mentimeter: Another Way to Get Student Feedback

There are a lot of options out there to get instant student feedback. is a new one that I’ve recently come across. Mentimeter is an online presentation tool that allows you to get immediate feedback from students.