Eduporium for School Tech Products

Eduporium is a reseller of technology products that are designed to build  21st century skills including creativity and systemic thinking.  Their site includes child-centered, project-based and STEM/STEAM education tools for teachers.  It organizes lots of resources that have been hand-picked and include academic discounts on many of their products. If you’re looking for ideas for service-learning activities, project-based […]

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17 Websites for the Social Studies Classroom

Here’s a recent presentation that I gave on web tools that can be used to teach social studies. It includes some wonderful websites for accessing multimedia and informational text. If you have a favorite missing from this list add a comment to this post or send a tweet to @ClassTechTips! Visit my Events page to […]

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BoardShare: The Instant Smart Wall

BoardShare is a completely portable device which turns any surface into an interactive whiteboard. Students and teachers can take notes on the virtual whiteboard with the ability to save, edit, print, and email these notes.  BoardShare gives you the ability to interact with and annotate any document, website, or software that is accessible from a laptop […]

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Shutterfly Photo Story for Classrooms

Shutterfly Photo Story is an awesome free app for iPads that is great for creating authentic learning experiences for students.  It lets students in all grade levels create customized self-published photo books that apply what they have learned in the classroom through a hands-on, project-based learning experience. 
Shutterfly Photo Story allows students to tell stories […]

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Cognitive Skills Assessment for PreK Students from Miss Humblebee’s Academy

Miss Humblebee’s Academy is an online curriculum for preschool through kindergarten aged children.  It includes activities in language and literacy, math, social studies and science, art, and music.  Mobile access makes it easy for children to view content on any device – whether they are at home or in the classroom. There is now a Cognitive […]

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Drawp for School Now on Chromebooks

This year I’ve shared Drawp for School, a wonderful workflow management app for iPads and Android tablets.  Now Chromebook users can use this classroom tool by downloading the Chromebook app directly from the Chrome Web Store.  Teachers can now use the same creation, workflow, and storage capabilities of the Drawp for School mobile app on student […]

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DigiPuppets Tablet Toy for Interactive Game Play

DigiPuppets is a new educational toy and app company that combines a simple, classic toy with interactive apps to tell powerful stories that teach.  DigiPuppets are classic finger puppets with a twist – they work on your iPad, iPhone or Android device.  Kids pop Honey Bunny, or Zip the Zebra, on their finger and then tap […]

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OpenEd.io for Common Core Educational Resources

OpenEd.io is the world’s largest K-12 educational resource library and contains over a million assessments, homework assignments, videos, games and lesson plans.  Teachers can access content that is aligned to every Common Core Math, Language Arts, Literacy and Next Generation Science standard. It lets users easily find and assign resources from OpenEd’s pre-built lesson plans (lists […]

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New Exercises from Happy Numbers: K-2 Math

You may have seen my post last year on Happy Numbers, an online learning tool for K-2 students that introduces a variety of math concepts.  Happy Numbers has added a handful of new exercises that you’ll want to check out.  These new activities build upon the current exercises to help students take their learning to […]

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Mobile Parent Communication (with Students) from Tocomail

With Tocomail teachers can effectively create a walled garden class communication environment as they manage and monitor student communication.  Tocomail is also a great option for communication outside of classroom.  The families of your students can practice digital literacy skills at home by setting up parent accounts.  Parents can manage their child’s account and communicate digitally […]

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