SelfCAD Online 3D Modeling Tool for 3D Printing in Schools

Are you looking for 3D printing resources for your school? SelfCAD is an online 3D modeling tool for students. It’s an all-in-one platform designed to give students and teachers a user-friendly CAD software experience. SelfCAD let’s users design, customize and print an object all from one platform. If you’re new to 3D printing, the team at SelfCad has put […]

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6 Big Takeaways for Educators from Adobe MAX

Last week I had the chance to attend Adobe MAX, an awesome conference attracting creators from many different industries. Held in Las Vegas, this conference brought together over 12,000 people to connect, share and learn about ways to creatively capture stories. It was wonderful to speak with fellow educators as well as folks from different […]

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Vosaic Connect Video Tool for Classroom Observations

Earlier this year I had the chance to connect with the team at Vosaic a performance discovery company. They’ve developed a video tool for classroom observations because they believe in the power of video as a reflection tool. Classroom observations captured with the Vosaic Connect video tool can elevate traditional professional development, coaching and feedback in […]

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Free Webinar: Checking for Understanding During Cross-Curricular Reading Activities

What are your favorite strategies for checking for understanding in the reading classroom? I’m excited to partner with the folks at Kids Discover for a special webinar taking place next week! On Tuesday, October 31st, I’m hosting a webinar titled “Checking for Understanding During Cross-Curricular Reading Activities.” This totally free webinar is designed to give you strategies […]

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JotForm 4.0 Collaborative Form Builder for Permission Slips, Quizzes and More

Educators collect lots of information over the course of the day. From permissions slips to quizzes, the team at JotForm has updated their collaborative form builder tool to make sure you’re covered. They have just released JotForm 4.0 with a handful of new features designed to make it easier to create customizable survey forms to […]

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How To Find the Perfect Twitter Chat for Teachers

Do you have a PLN? Would you describe yourself as a “connected educator”? Whether these terms are in your everyday vocabulary or are completely new to you, now more than ever, there are amazing online spaces for educators to connect with others and leverage the power of a professional learning network. I’m a huge fan […]

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Financial Literacy Game Star Banks Adventure from T. Rowe Price

How do you explore financial literacy with your students? The team at T. Rowe Price has just launched a Teacher Edition of the Star Banks Adventure game. It’s a free mobile app and web-based online experience designed to teach students financial concepts. Star Banks Adventure has a colorful sci-fi theme with puzzles, and quiz questions […]

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Otus Standards-Based Gradebook for Student Assignments

Earlier this fall I shared Otus, a student performance platform that acts as is a hybrid of three EdTech toolsets popular in classrooms. Otus is a learning management system, assessment management tool, and data warehouse. They also have a special gradebook built to help teachers connect the standards to student assignments. A traditional gradebook doesn’t […]

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How To Tell Your School’s Story with Adobe Spark Branding

As a classroom teacher I worked in a magnet school in New York City. One of our goals as a magnet school was to “attract” new students and show off the great work happening in our building. This was early on in the days of Twitter and blogging for me – and the way schools […]

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Education Book Spotlight: Disruptive Classroom Technologies by Sonny Magana

There are a handful of frameworks for thinking about technology integration in the classroom. You’ve probably spent some time examining SAMR and TPACK during discussions on how to make the most of digital tools at your school. In his new book Disruptive Classroom Technologies, educational technologist Sonny Magana introduces the T3 Framework, designed to help […]

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