Prodigy – The Free, Common Core Math Game

Game-based learning is a topic we have covered numerous times on ClassTechTips. If you have not already experimented with game-based learning with your class, make 2015 the year you do! One program that is doing a fantastic job of gamifying common core math is Prodigy. Prodigy is a completely free, adaptive math game that integrates common-core math (grades […]

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ProjectWriter for Collaborative Classroom Assignments

ProjectWriter is a new web tool that lets teachers design projects step-by-step.  Users start off by naming their project and adding assignments for students to complete, such as answering a question by submitting a piece of writing.  As soon as they complete the task you can view their work and offer feedback.  Students can then review […]

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8 Free Apps and Web Tools for Staying Organized

The start of a new year is a great time to think back and reflect about what really worked for you and what isn’t quite cutting it. When it comes to staying organized, there is no one-size-fits-all. It’s really all about finding the system that works for you, picking apps or tools that you will […]

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Create A Kindness Journal On edu.buncee.com

Start the new year off with activities that develop empathy in your students. A kindness journal is a great activity to work on empathy, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, this is the perfect time to start one. Students can create a kindness journal on edu.buncee.com which they can add to throughout the […]

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JoomlaLMS – Powerful Learning Management System

If you are thinking of moving your classroom online and applying a blended or flipped learning approach then check out JoomlaLMS Learning Management System. JoomlaLMS is a professional eLearning platform with innovative training options, advanced reporting and conferencing application. With JoomlaLMS you can spend more time teaching rather than managing your classroom. The platform manages: quizzing, […]

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H&R Block Budget Challenge

Financial Literacy is essential for students working to become college and career ready.  This important real world skill can be strengthened with the online resources developed by H&R Block.  Their Budget Challenge provides a fantastic opportunity for students to learn and play for prizes including scholarships and grants. Students will encounter personal budgeting situations and asked to […]

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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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