4 Key Questions About iPad Classroom Management

Here is a great new presentation on SlideShare that outlines the four key questions schools should ask as they prepare to launch an iPad program. Click below to go through each slide and hear advice for making the best choices for your school. Find out more about iPad classroom management here!

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Edusight – See the Whole Picture!

Edusight has been working with thousands of K-12 teachers across North America over the past 4 months to develop simple assessment tools. Use the Edusight Notes mobile app to take photos, or write text notes, and review all your qualitative assessment of student performance in a simple portfolio view at any time. …… Use Edusight […]

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Easy Timeline Creator App for Tablets & Computers

If you like the online resource ReadWriteThink you’ll want to check out some of their mobile apps including Timeline.  This app is available on both iPads and Android tablets and makes it easy for students to create timelines.  In addition to their timeline creator app for mobile devices, students can also make timelines on computers […]

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Alphabet Organizer App for Word Play

The International Reading Association has a fantastic app for students called Alphabet Organizer.  Available for both iOS and Android tablets, this app lets students work with different letters to create their very own alphabet book. Alphabet Organizer can be tailored to different tasks and is a great choice for elementary school cl assrooms.  Students can use […]

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Easy Image Transfer for iPhones, iPads, and Computers

One of the biggest logistical challenges in any classroom using iPads is figuring out the best workflow for managing devices.  One app that is fantastic for moving camera roll photos from one device to another is Image Transfer.  With this app you can send any photos on your iPad to your computer via a web browser. […]

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Online Resource: ReadWriteThink for Lesson Plans & Reading Passages

ReadWriteThink is a fantastic online resource for K-12 teachers.  It includes access to English Language Arts lessons and activities for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade.  Teachers can search by theme, lesson objective, and grade level as they look for the perfect idea to bring back to their students. ReadWriteThink also has resources for professional development and […]

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Happy New Year! 2015 News & Updates

It’s been an amazing year at ClassTechTips.com and I am so excited to see what 2015 will bring! Here are a few highlights for the upcoming year: I’ll be traveling across the US (and internationally) sharing my favorite apps and ideas for technology integration.  Come say hello at the EdTechTeacher iPad Summit, SXSWEdu, and ISTE […]

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Elements 4D for Augmented Reality Chemistry

Elements 4D by DAQRI is a fantastic app for students exploring the Periodic Table of Elements.  Using augmented reality technology, users can scan a trigger and see one of 36 elements come to life on their screen. It’s a unique way to get children excited about science and learn important chemistry facts at the same time. Visit the […]

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Tweeting the Read Aloud: Engaging and Motivating Readers

Here’s a preview of my new post for Edutopia – click on the link below to read more! Read-alouds are a crucial part of English language arts instruction. Students of all ages should be exposed to high-quality stories and informational text. Reading aloud to children provides an amazing opportunity for them to engage with text. […]

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How to Link Google Forms to QR Codes

I’ve shared some of the reasons that I love Google Forms, including how they can be used to collect assessment data.  Google Forms can also be used for students to turn in information.  They might fill out a Google Form to submit a book recommendation, request extra help, or to complete an interest survey. Google Forms […]

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