10 Reasons to Use QuestBase Exam Maker in Your Classroom

How do you currently gather data on student performance? QuestBase is a new exam maker software that allows teachers to check for student understanding. It can be used before, during or after a lesson to make sure students are progressing through content. Quest base is easy to use and works with tablets and web browsers. 10 Reasons to […]

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NetRef’s Special Features Make Life Easier for Teachers

You might have heard me mention NetRef earlier this school year. A few months ago I had the chance to talk to the team at NetRef about their tool for Internet classroom management in schools. NetRef gives teachers the power to personalize Internet access for each student or their entire class. This means teachers can use NetRef to pick and choose which […]

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How-To Create an Interactive Word Wall with #ScannableTech

An Interactive word wall can transform spaces in your classroom. They provide a way for students to engage with content in an authentic matter and promote a sense of curiosity among your students. As a classroom teacher I used #ScannableTech in many different ways and wrote a book sharing ideas, tips and tricks for using this technology […]

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5 Special Features of Twine Learning Management System

Have you heard of Twine? Last week I had the chance to see a demo of Twine. This awesome Learning Management System (LMS) helps teachers keep track of student progress, gives parents a window into student learning, and is designed as a centralized platform for schools. 5 Ways Twine Stands Outs from other LMS and […]

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5 Reasons to Check Out ClassroomIQ Feedback & Grading Tool

ClassroomIQ is a super cool teacher tool designed to make grading easier and more efficient for teachers. This grading tool cuts down on the time teachers dedicate to examining student work and gives them the tools they need to provide more meaningful feedback to students. Let’s dive into some of the reasons you’ll want to check […]

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Education Podcast Spotlight: TLTalkRadio with Lynn Fuini-Hetten & Randy Ziegenfuss

Looking for a new education podcast for your morning, afternoon, or evening commute? TLTalkRadio with Lynn Fuini-Hetten and Randy Ziegenfuss covers a wide range of topics in the education space. Randy is the Superintendent and Lynn is the Assistant Superintendent of the Salisbury Township School District. Their interviews on TLTalkRadio give an inside look into big ideas in education. Podcasts […]

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How-To Use GarageBand in the Reading Classroom

GarageBand isn’t just an app for music teachers! One of my favorite parts of diving into the Apple Teacher program is my new found love of Garageband. This Mac and iOS program is so powerful and has plenty of uses in the classroom. GarageBand is digital recording tool that lets students capture their voice with […]

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6 Ways to Use Google Cardboard in Your Classroom Tomorrow

One of my most popular posts this year has been a list of my favorite apps for Google Cardboard (check it out here). With this super cool and affordable headset, you can easily bring virtual reality into your classroom. Although we can easily get caught up in the wow or gimmick factor of this technology, […]

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12 Spotlight ThinkCERCA Lessons for Teaching the Election Across Content Areas

The election provides educators with a great opportunity to collaborate with colleagues across disciplines. But sometimes collaboration is easier said than done when traditional learning happens in silos, with every department speaking a different language. So where can you find lessons for teaching the election across the content areas? ThinkCERCA has designed as a whole-school solution […]

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6 Reasons to Use WriteReader with K-5 Student Authors

Earlier this year I shared WriteReader – a fantastic web-based platform that works through your Chrome browser. WriteReader is an English Language Arts and ELL early literacy designed for K-5 student authors. With WriteReader children can become student authors by creating their own books while learning how to read and write. The phonics supports built into this tool is […]

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