ISTE Roundup! Resources from Denver

Greetings from Denver! ISTE kicks off today and I want to make sure that everyone has access to the resources from my presentations and sessions. Here is all of the information you can find on my ISTE2016 page   Poster & Ignite Session: My new book on #ScannableTech Deeper Learning with QR Codes and Augmented Reality: […]

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Customizable Interactive Storybook App from Gingersnap Studios

Earlier this month I had the chance to see Gingersnap Studios’ awesome interactive storybook apps in action. They have two fantastic storybook apps that let you put yourself in a story for your children. With Gingersnap Studios’ apps you can snap a selfie and place your face in interactive storybooks. Parents, grandparents, or any family member […]

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Yash Math Adventure Elementary Math App

If your elementary students need extra help with math facts or love solving math puzzles you have to check out Yash Math Adventure! This elementary math app takes students on an adventure as they solve math problems. This app is designed for students in elementary school and aligns to the Common Core Math Standards for first, second and […]

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Evo Social and Emotional Online Assessment Tool

Big news from the folks at Apperson. This week Apperson is announcing major upgrades to their Evo social and emotional online assessment tool. The new version is called Evo SEL 2.0 and features a fresh new look. It includes streamlined functions and is faster and easier for educators to screen students for social and emotional competencies. Research shows […]

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RefME Citation Tool to Avoid Student Plagiarism

Last month I featured RefME a citation tool that lets you write the bibliography of a report or any type of research paper without leaving Microsoft Word.  They’ve just released a survey all about student plagiarism. It makes a great case for the use of tools that help students avoid plagiarism and correctly cite the work of […]

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Custom Logo Cases for School Devices

Whether you’re prepping for back-to-school, looking for unique teacher appreciation gifts, or want to update your school store, you’ll want to check out CustomLogoCases. This website offers lots of options for schools who want to design custom cases and covers for their devices. I love how many choices you have to match school colors and add […]

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Mussila Monster Adventure Music App

Looking to increase creativity, build music skills and let students explore? Mussila is a music app game for children designed specifically for students aged 6-11 years old. It’s goal is to teach the basics in music to children. Kids will travel with the Mussila band and participate in jam sessions. They’ll make their way to mountainsides surrounded by mystical creatures […]

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7 Free & Engaging Presentation Apps for Teachers

Engaging an audience is an important part of getting your message across. If you’re tired of your normal routine, try sharing information with your class or sparking a discussion with one of the free iPad presentation apps in this post. Introducing a topic with embedded video clips and sharing graphics or images to convey information […]

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Empowering Teachers With Tech-Friendly Formative Assessment Tools

Formative assessment is an important part of effective instruction. Teachers can use observations, checklists, and quick quizzes to gather data that will inform their instruction. Formative assessment tools can be used to identify areas where students are excelling and struggling so that teachers can best alter their instruction to meet the needs of all students. […]

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Virtual Reality College Tours with YouVisit

Times have changed! You can now take a tour of college campuses from around the around the country no matter where you are. From Harvard and Yale, to Syracuse University and the University of Kentucky, there are dozens of college campuses that now offer virtual college tours. These virtual reality experiences can happen straight from […]

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