Tabtor Math: Tablet-Based Program + Live Tutor

3 Sep

Tabtor Math: Tablet-Based Program + Live TutorTabtor Math is a tablet-based app that takes traditional tutoring to a new level.  Combining tablet-based instruction with the support of a live tutor, Tabtor Math addresses the needs of individual learners.  It’s a great choice for families looking to cut down on tutoring costs while continuing to support their children with extra math practice.  There is even a new companion Parents Insights app to keep families informed.

Tabtor Math: Tablet-Based Program + Live TutorTabtor Math uses mind-mapping and digital-paper technology to uncover and address pain points as students work through different exercises.  Students complete learning activities at their own level and the system responds when they need extra support.  Tabtor Math’s strong curriculum partners dedicated tutors with a dynamic online learning platform.  It addresses curriculum goals for the United States, Canada, Australia and more.

Explore Tabtor Math’s website to see what they have to offer!


LearnClick Online Cloze Test Creator

2 Sep

LearnClick Online Cloze Test is an online quiz creator for educators.  Teachers can create fill in the blank activities like drag & drop quizzes by simply highlighting the words they want to turn into gaps.  LearnClick lets teachers design their own quizzes and easily share what they’ve made with students.

LearnClick Online Cloze Test CreatorAfter teachers create quizzes students answer with their own logins so teachers can view detailed statistics on student performance.  Teachers can also embed their quiz creations into a class website.  LearnClick includes automatic grading and an overview of given answers to help teachers save time.  With seven type of quiz questions and extra features like the ability to include multimedia and generate PDF files, has options for lots of teachers.

Visit to learn more about this online cloze test creator tool!


Edusight: New Standards Based Classroom

1 Sep

Edusight: New Standards Based ClassroomEdusight is a standards-based portfolio to help teachers document student learning with grades, notes, photos, and audio/video comments.  The new standards based classroom environment on Edusight allows you to quickly and easily track mastery across any set of standards for your students. You can choose any set of standards you want to work with for your class – including Common Core, Next Gen Science, and state-specific standards.

Edusight: New Standards Based ClassroomTeachers can even use the Edusight Notes for iOS app to document photos, notes, audio, and video of your students’ work, and tag it to specific standards. The result is a comprehensive portfolio for each student, showing which standards they’ve mastered, and which standards they still have to work on. Edusight has been working with thousands of K-12 teachers across North America over the past year to develop simple assessment tools.

Check out this video to see how Edusight works with teachers every day or visit their website to learn more!

Imakiku for Active Learning: Real-Time Student Response Tool

31 Aug

Imakiku for Active Learning: Real-Time Student Response Tool

When students are part of an active learning environment they participate in class and collaborate with each other.  Imakiku is a real-time student response web-based tool designed to increase active learning in your classroom.  The only thing a teacher and their students need is a smartphone, tablet, or laptop. With no extra devices or apps, classrooms can start to use Imakiku right away.

Imakiku for Active Learning: Real-Time Student Response ToolImakiku lets students quickly answer your questions and view the responses and comments of their classmates in real-time.  Used by over 300,000 students, this tool can work with students in Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) classrooms, or learning environments where students have access to a variety of devices.

Imakiku is free for everyone until 12/31/2015 and readers can use the promotion code 20150408_MQPDUAJFMQ to extend this offer until 3/31/2016.

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Chronicle App: Confer, Collect Data & Collaborate

30 Aug

Chronicle: Collect Data & Collaborate with this Customizable Grade BookChronicle is an iOS app for teachers that includes tons of features for busy educators.  Perfect for Reading and Writing Workshop conferring notes, Chronicle can be used to capture multiple images, videos, and audio recordings within a note.  This helps teachers easily provide meaningful feedback and document student growth.  Chronicle can be used to share student achievements and intervene to meet the individual needs of students.

Chronicle: Collect Data & Collaborate with this Customizable Grade Book

An integrated grade book can be used in any subject area where teachers are recording student progress.  Chronicle’s traffic light system helps teachers track unit goals, formative assessments, report card descriptors, and more.
Chronicle comes with many customizable features, including the option to link to Common Core State Standards.  Chronicle also promotes schoolwide collaboration since it gives teachers the ability to pass meaningful data from one year’s teacher to the next.

Watch a demo of Chronicle or visit the Apple App Store to learn more!


Entrepreneurship in Action with Free Lesson Plans from Cashtivity

29 Aug
Entrepreneurship in Action with Free Lesson Plans from CashtivityCashtivity is an fantastic online platform for entrepreneurship education and project-based learning.  This year I’ve had the opportunity to contribute lesson plans to Cashtivity’s new Campus section of their website.  These lesson plans compliment the Cashtivity platform and were designed to help teachers integrate the business building tool into their school day.
Entrepreneurship in Action with Free Lesson Plans from CashtivityOne lesson plan I’ve designed for Cashtivity is titled Creating a Business Plan: Financial Math.  In this lesson students will create a business plan and make decisions in partners and small groups.  This lesson was designed to be used with the online Cashtivity tool.  Just like Cashtivity, these lesson plans are completely free.  They are aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
Check out the lesson plans and learn more about Cashtivity by visiting their website!

Science4Us Digital Science Curriculum: Includes Embedded PD Resources

28 Aug

Science4Us Digital Science Curriculum: Includes Embedded PD ResourcesScience4Us is a standards-based digital science curriculum that teaches science using the 5E inquiry-based instructional model. In addition to over 350 digital games and online activities, there are tons of offline experiments and hands-on projects to keep students engaged and excited about science.  It’s a great choice for teachers looking to include cross-curricular activities that connect science instruction to math and language arts. Students will also learn the importance of notetaking and observing, with their very own digital notebook.

One of Science4Us’ notable features for educators is embedded professional development.  This includes, step-by-step session guides that show how to approach each daily lesson and helpful teacher guides that explain the content and the importance of each activity.  There are also teaching strategies that help enhance your students’ learning experience and teacher lessons with additional content-specific information.

Visit Science4Us’ website to register for a free 60-day trial here!

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