Video Resources from OpenEd Online Library

Earlier this year I shared OpenEd, an online educational resource library for K-12 students. OpenEd offers over a million assessments, homework assignments, videos, instructional games and lesson plans for every Common Core Math and English/Language Arts Standard as well as the Next Generation Science Standards. The website has tons of videos to show students that can be used […]

Read More

Global Oneness Project: Free Multicultural Stories & Lesson Plans

I love free resources and here’s one perfect for teachers of multiple disciplines!  The Global Oneness Project offers free multicultural stories and accompanying lesson plans for high school and college classrooms.  Their award-winning collection of films, photo essays, and articles explore cultural, social, and environmental issues from around the world with a humanistic lens.  Aligned to National and […]

Read More

Master Basic Math Skills App with Numbie

Numbie is a mobile app for iPads and Android tablets that offers over 1,200 math challenges for students.  Aligned with first grade Common Core skills, Numbie is designed for children aged four to seven years old.  This colorful app has different chapters and levels that take students through a variety of topics.  They’ll tackle counting, […]

Read More

Virtual Field Trips: Search & Schedule with FieldTripZoom

If you’ve ever felt like your location or budget made field trips tough for your classroom, there’s a great virtual solution worth exploring. FieldTripZoom provides teachers with an online service that lets them search, order, schedule and connect to hundreds of live interactive educational programs. These programs provide students with unique learning experiences that can connect to your […]

Read More

iBooks Author Conference: October 8th & 9th – Nashville, TN

This October 8-9th the iBooks Author Conference will be held in Nashville, TN to bring educators together who are excited about the power for this dynamic tool.  I’ve used iBooks Author for the past few years and have learned so much from fellow educators who have explored lots of ways to bring interactive iBooks into their classroom. […]

Read More

AirServer Tablet Mirroring: Collaboration, Interaction & Participation

AirServer is a fantastic mirroring tool that is perfect for tech-friendly classrooms.  Similar to an Apple TV, AirServer lets users mirror the screen of their mobile device on a computer.  That means when a computer is hooked up to a projector, everyone can see the screen of the mirrored mobile device.  AirServer uses a wireless connection […]

Read More

Cashtivity: An Online Platform for the PBL Classroom

In a project-based learning (or PBL) environment students explore a topic by solving a problem.  Earlier this summer I shared Cashtivity, a free online platform that can help students run their own business.  It provides kids with the tools they need to brainstorm and make decisions about running a business while working in teams.  Students […]

Read More

Personalized Digital Learning with Istation Math

  Istation Math uses game-like formative assessments and an adaptive online curriculum to address the needs of individual students.  This digital learning platform can screen students in your class to identify the areas where they need extra help.  Through interactive lessons with guided and independent practice, students can work to master foundational math skills.  Using Istation’s Indicators […]

Read More

New from ClassDojo: Class Story for Family Communication

ClassDojo is popular classroom tool that can help motivate students and keep track of behavior.  Parents can stay in the loop with ClassDojo Messaging which lets families see their child’s progress anytime and anywhere.  Class Story is a new addition to ClassDojo that makes it even easier to share the story of your day.  Teachers can […]

Read More

TenMarks Math Platform: Individualized Online Support for Students

TenMarks is a powerful platform that helps teachers individualize math instruction for their elementary and middle school students.  It saves educators time preparing lessons, reinforces concepts to improve student outcomes, differentiates based on student need, and keeps kids engaged and motivated. TenMarks Math and TenMarks Teach supports teachers as they work to meet the learning needs of every […]

Read More