How-To Use News-O-Matic in the ELA Classroom

Finding high-quality, informational text can be challenge for English Language Arts teachers – especially if you want to hold your students’ attention. The team at News-O-Matic shares five new articles each weekday that introduce students to current events topics. These articles are perfect for elementary school classrooms. Not only is the content age appropriate, but […]

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19 Free Classic Books in the iBookstore

If you have an iOS device or work with students who have iPads in their hands, you’ll want to check out this list of totally free classic books! There’s no catch – classic books are part of the public domain and you can download them for free on your iPad or iPhone. The iBookstore is […]

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EdTech Book Spotlight: Innovate with iPad

I’m so excited to share the brand new book from fellow Apple Distinguished Educators Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen. Karen was kind enough to share a copy of Innovate with iPad with me this summer. As a former one-to-one iPad teacher I know how it feels to open a cart of iPads and wonder what to do […]

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3 Reasons to Check Out Nearpod Essentials Interactive Lessons

If you’ve visited my site before you know that Nearpod is one of my favorite EdTech tools. When I travel to schools across the country I love sharing these interactive lessons with teachers. Nearpod is an engaging presentation tool that works on iPads, web browsers, Chromebooks, Android devices, you name it. Teachers can design their […]

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Drawp for School’s New Resource Marketplace for K-12 Teachers

Have you seen Drawp for School? It’s a popular classroom workflow management app I’ve featured a handful of times on ClassTechTips. Their team has launched a new website with an original Drawp Resource Marketplace to give teachers easy-to-access resources for their classrooms. It’s a collaborative platform that allows teachers to browse original content including lesson plans, worksheets and graphics. Teachers can […]

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CoSpaces Virtual Reality Creator for Teachers and Students

You’ve probably heard. Virtual reality is one of the hottest topics in education this year. CoSpaces is a free virtual reality creator tool that makes it possible to create virtual reality content yourself or let students create it. One reason I’m so excited about CoSpaces is because it combines content creation and content consumption. With CoSpaces, […]

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Bumblebee Bump Addition & Multiplication Apps for iOS

Looking for a new way to practice math facts? Bumblebee Bump Addition and Multiplication Apps are designed for elementary school students. The goal of each app is to help students master their math facts through a simple and engaging game. The Bumblebee Bump apps are easy to use and support students as they practice multiplication and […]

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Walkabouts: Integrate Movement in Math, Language and Literacy

How active are your students during the school day? Walkabouts are simple-to-use, cost-effective online lessons that integrate movement into subjects like math, language and literacy. With Walkabouts by ActivEd, preK through 2nd grade students learn while moving. This online platform includes standards-based math and English Language Arts lessons. The Walkabouts active learning platform lets teachers… Go beyond brain […]

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5 Ways To Use Futaba To Spice Up Your Class

As regular readers of ClassTechTips know, I’m a big fan of Futaba Classroom Games. This innovative app by INKids Education lets teachers put into practice all the concepts they have been teaching, while the students play an engaging game with their peers. If you haven’t heard of Futaba Classroom Games, it turns your iPad into a table game for up to […]

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Corsizio: Registrations, Online Payments, and Feedback for Your Classes and Courses

Corsizio is an online registration and payment platform that makes it simple for teachers to manage an unlimited number of registrations and events (and collect feedback). With this tool students and families can easily register for special events through secure registration forms and provide feedback. It enables you to customize the registration forms and payment options when setting up special […]

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