5 Reasons to Check Out ClassroomIQ Feedback & Grading Tool

ClassroomIQ is a super cool teacher tool designed to make grading easier and more efficient for teachers. This grading tool cuts down on the time teachers dedicate to examining student work and gives them the tools they need to provide more meaningful feedback to students. Let’s dive into some of the reasons you’ll want to check […]

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Education Podcast Spotlight: TLTalkRadio with Lynn Fuini-Hetten & Randy Ziegenfuss

Looking for a new education podcast for your morning, afternoon, or evening commute? TLTalkRadio with Lynn Fuini-Hetten and Randy Ziegenfuss covers a wide range of topics in the education space. Randy is the Superintendent and Lynn is the Assistant Superintendent of the Salisbury Township School District. Their interviews on TLTalkRadio give an inside look into big ideas in education. Podcasts […]

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How-To Use GarageBand in the Reading Classroom

GarageBand isn’t just an app for music teachers! One of my favorite parts of diving into the Apple Teacher program is my new found love of Garageband. This Mac and iOS program is so powerful and has plenty of uses in the classroom. GarageBand is digital recording tool that lets students capture their voice with […]

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6 Ways to Use Google Cardboard in Your Classroom Tomorrow

One of my most popular posts this year has been a list of my favorite apps for Google Cardboard (check it out here). With this super cool and affordable headset, you can easily bring virtual reality into your classroom. Although we can easily get caught up in the wow or gimmick factor of this technology, […]

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12 Spotlight ThinkCERCA Lessons for Teaching the Election Across Content Areas

The election provides educators with a great opportunity to collaborate with colleagues across disciplines. But sometimes collaboration is easier said than done when traditional learning happens in silos, with every department speaking a different language. So where can you find lessons for teaching the election across the content areas? ThinkCERCA has designed as a whole-school solution […]

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6 Reasons to Use WriteReader with K-5 Student Authors

Earlier this year I shared WriteReader – a fantastic web-based platform that works through your Chrome browser. WriteReader is an English Language Arts and ELL early literacy designed for K-5 student authors. With WriteReader children can become student authors by creating their own books while learning how to read and write. The phonics supports built into this tool is […]

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4 Special Features of Ormiboard’s Lesson Building Tools

At the beginning of the school year I had the chance to see Ormiboard in action. This interactive lesson building tool gives educators the power to create their own awesome lessons for students. Ormiboard even lets teachers take lessons they’ve already made and convert it into an interactive experience for students. There are a lot of reasons Ormiboard is an awesome lesson building tool […]

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16 Free Apple Teacher Starter Guides

Earlier this school year I shared the new Apple Teacher program which gives teachers the power to earn badges and become an Apple Teacher (read the post). One of the best parts about this program are the Apple Teacher Starter Guides designed to help teachers learn about each Apple tool. They are full of information […]

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4 Reasons to Try FrontRow’s ezRoom Classroom AV Solution

Are you looking for a way to manage your classroom AV? The team at FrontRow has just launched ezRoom for schools. It’s a tool to help amplify teacher voice and multimedia in a classroom. It has all sorts of cool features like advanced connectivity for AV control, remote management, and integration with IP-based paging and bells. ezRoom is an “everything-but-the-display” AV solution that makes […]

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Education Podcast Spotlight: The Wired Educator Podcast with Kelly Croy

I’m a huge fan of podcasts and it’s become such a source of news and learning in my everyday life. There are some wonderful education podcasts available for teachers and I want to spotlight the Wired Educator Podcast with Kelly Croy. Earlier this year I had the chance to share my book Deeper Learning with QR Codes and Augmented Reality: […]

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