Use Remind to Reach Parents and Students

Remind is a fantastic platform for helping teachers and schools reach students and families.  Formerly known as Remind101, this web and app based tool lets users send text messages to a large group without having to worry about collecting phone numbers or giving out their own.  Teachers can schedule messages to remind families when assignments are due…

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App Update: Easy Annotate

Earlier this year I shared a fantastic app for working with PDF documents, Easy Annotate.  This powerful tool is perfect for teachers and students who want to mark up a text, add notes, and edit their work.  More than just a PDF viewer, Easy Annotate lets users interact with a document and make it their…

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Educational Game: Brainbean Problem Solving App

I’ve shared some of my favorite educational games and here’s a great problem solving app for iPads worth checking out.  Brainbean is a colorful, kid-friendly game that will boost your students’ critical thinking and problem solving skills. This problem solving app is perfect for an enrichment station in a one-iPad classroom or when you give students time…

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Sketchbook Express for iPad Drawing

Sketchbook Express is a powerful iPad creation tool with free content for users.  The Sketchbook Express app for iPad is a terrific choice for student creators no matter what subject you’re teaching.  With lots of standard drawing features like the ability to choose different lines and colors it has tons of options for students taking notes or making simple drawings.…

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