Wonder Workshop STEM-Based Interactive Early Learning Experience

Wonder Workshop is a STEM-based interactive learning experience that introduces coding to K-5 learners.  They’ve partnered with the folks at Sunburst Digital and now offer three programs for K-12: Wonder Pilot, Wonder Class 24, and Wonder Class 30. The Wonder Pilot program provides K-5 classrooms with three sets of Dash & Dot robots, the software apps and a […]

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TELL Test of English Language Learning: Tablet-Based Assessment

Earlier this year Pearson launched TELL (Test of English Language Learning), a tablet-based assessment.  It was developed to support schools as they work with English Language Learners (ELLs) to build English language skills. TELL uses automated scoring technology to give teachers quick access to formative assessment data.  This information also helps district leaders by giving them the data they […]

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BoomWriter Free Group-Writing Platform Promotes Collaboration

BoomWriter is a free website for teachers that provides a platform for student group-writing.  It offers three group-writing tools that let teachers conduct engaging activities focused on developing and enhancing their students’ skills in writing and vocabulary across all curriculum areas.  BoomWriter’s three collaborative tools include (1) StoryWriter for creative and narrative writing, (2) WordWriter for vocabulary, […]

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CanaryGrading: Review & Grade Student Work Anytime

Earlier this year I shared Canaryflow, a workflow tool that makes it easier for teachers to assign lessons and students to submit work.  The team at Canary Learning has just introduced a grading tool called CanaryGrading.  In addition to handing out and collecting assignments teacher can also grade student work within the Canary Learning platform.  CanaryGrading makes it […]

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Deliver Collaborative Lessons and Assessments with MimioMobile

This month Mimio launched MimioMobile for the Web — a new version of its MimioMobile application.  The web application lets educators deliver collaborative lessons and assessments to their entire class.  The release of their web version means that MimioMobile now works on virtually any device. MimioMobile now works on almost any device — Apple and Android smartphones and tablets, laptops, and even […]

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Go Mobile with Spanish Language Learning – Try ¡Así lo digo!

McGraw-Hill Education’s Spanish language app ¡Así lo digo! offers a quick and easy way to learn, practice, and review all of the vocabulary presented in ¡Así se dice!. You can choose to study vocabulary cards or challenge yourself with contextualized activities. Flashcards allow you to flip the card to learn the English equivalent, listen to a native Spanish speaker […]

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Turn Assessments into Fun Classroom Quizzes with Quizalize

Quizalize is a great online tool that lets teachers turn quick classroom quizzes into exciting multi-player games.  Teachers can create a quiz on any subject they want or use one of the hundreds of quizzes teachers have already created in the Quizalize Marketplace.  Students can take the quiz on any device with a browser – laptop, tablet or smartphone – […]

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Online Resources to Teach the Ancient World

Using technology to teach the ancient world might seem like an interesting choice. Civilizations from long ago would surely have a difficult time wrapping their head around the types of devices students use in their classrooms. There are a variety of online resources that give students and teachers access to history and social studies resources. […]

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Door 24 Plus: Math Fact & Computational Fluency Game

Door 24 Plus is a free iPad math app for students in grades 1-8.  It works to establish students’ fact fluency and then builds computational fluency.  Door 24 Plus requires students to solve problems using basic facts, number sense and algebraic thinking.  This iPad app contains two games: Snargg Splatt to develop fact fluency and Victor […]

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Peppy Pals: EduGame for Emotional Intelligence and Social Skills

Peppy Pals Farm and Peppy Pals Beach are two apps designed to teach emotional intelligence, empathy, collaboration and social skills in a playful way.  The folks at Peppy Pals have worked with well-known psychologists and experts in the field of human-computer interaction to create valuable apps for students. With Peppy Pals’ games, kids explore emotions, empathy and feelings […]

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