SMART Response 2 Formative Assessment Tool for Classrooms

How do you check for understanding in your classroom? It’s so important to gauge student understanding in the midst of a lesson. The folks at SMART Technologies have a special formative assessment tool to help teachers check for understanding as part of their Learning Suite. You might be familiar with SMART’s popular interactive whiteboards. As a teacher…

Use BookWidgets to Create Interactive Activities for iPad, Chromebooks and More!

Making your own ebooks or want to get started? BookWidgets is a platforms that lets educators create interactive activities and engaging teaching material to be used on iPads, Android tablets, Chromebooks, Macs or PC’s. It only takes a few minutes and is very easy to use. Teachers can create dynamic widgets – interactive content – for…

Women of the Summer Olympics: Assignments from Edcite

If you’re looking for engaging standards-based formative assessments, check out Edcite, a popular platform I’ve featured before. Edcite offers an extensive library full of teacher-created assignments. Now, just in time for Women’s History Month and the upcoming Summer Olympic Games, the folks at Edcite have shared formative assessments from their library that are focused on female…

Chronicle App: Confer, Collect Data & Collaborate

Chronicle 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…

Personalized Digital Learning with Istation Math

  Istation Math uses game-like formative assessments and an adaptive online curriculum to address the needs of individual students.  This digital learning platform can screen students in your class to identify the areas where they need extra help.  Through interactive lessons with guided and independent practice, students can work to master foundational math skills.  Using Istation’s Indicators…