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About Lori Malhiot

Lori Malhiot is co-founder of teachervideostore.com, a teacher resource site that specializes in dynamic visual presentations. She is also a freelance journalist for CBS News and the Fort Worth Independent School District. In her spare time, she loves cycling, photography and the endless search for the ultimate restaurant patio.

5 Simple Tricks for Better PowerPoints

One of the big perks of working as a video producer is collaborating with brilliant graphic designers and photographers.  When I’m with them, I absorb all I can. With the many demands on educators in today’s world, no one expects teachers to be graphic designers too! Keeping up is nothing short of miraculous. But, here [...]

By | June 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to “Kill It” on the Last Day of School

As the sun begins to set on another school year, fantasies of white sand beaches and sleeping as late as rock stars begin to blossom in our classroom daydreams. And after months jam-packed with responsibilities, rules, and routines (not to mention the frequent drama and chaos), who would blame us for phoning in our strategy [...]

By | May 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bring Back Recess

Remember recess: that much anticipated break filled with squeaky swings, a twirling merry-go-round circled by running children, a soundtrack of chatter and laughter, and, yes, the occasional bloody knee? Well, there’s a lot less recess going on these days due to America’s mission to upgrade test scores. Problem is; the strategy isn’t working. While test [...]

By | March 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Six Life Lessons Growing in the Garden

Gardeners make amazing teachers. It’s easy. Life’s most important lessons are all right there for the picking, a cornucopia of wisdom among the tomato plants and berry vines. You may already use gardening as a teaching tool. Classrooms, hallways, and courtyards are filled with hydroponic gardens and vertical gardens; some teachers even go “old school” [...]

By | February 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments