Popplet: Graphic Organizer for iPads and Web Browsers

Graphic organizers are fantastic for helping students brainstorm ideas for a personal narrative or collect information for a research report.  Kids can create mind maps, sequence events, make connections, and more.  Popplet is a terrific app for iOS d evices that is also available on web browsers.  Students can create their own graphic organizers combining text…

15 Apps and Websites for Primary Source Documents

It’s so important to include primary sources in your English Language Arts and content area instruction.  Whether you’re doing a close reading of a text or drawing conclusions from a photograph there are lots of ways that students can interact with artifacts.  Here are a few great online resources and apps for primary source documents:…

Chalkup Now Available for iPhones!

Last month I shared a fantastic course platform that has been used in K-12 and higher ed classrooms.  Chalkup makes it easy for students to collaborate, stay on task, and access course materials.  They have just released an app for iPhone users to make it simpler to keep tack of assignments and course expectations while they’re on…