The Great Thanksgiving Listen: Adobe Spark Lesson Ideas for Thanksgiving

I love a good story, so I was super excited to find out that the folks at Adobe Spark have partnered with StoryCorps for a new special project. The Great Thanksgiving Listen is a powerful initiative from StoryCorps that ask people of all ages to gather stories by interviewing an elder – it also inspires […]

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Gift Ideas for Teachers: Chromebook Classroom Gift Guide

This year I’ve worked with lots of schools across the country where they’re using Chromebooks to give students a space to document their learning. From activities like book trailers with Spark Video to introducing formative assessment routines with Nearpod, this technology is powerful when thoughtfully integrated into instruction.  Are you looking for a gift for […]

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Free ASCD Webinar: Shifting Our Thinking About Educational Technology

This year I’ve had the pleasure of working with ASCD to publish my new book Tasks Before Apps. I’m super excited to lead a special, free webinar for ASCD next week. Titled, “Shifting Our Thinking About Educational Technology: How to Place Tasks Before Apps,” this webinar will include lots of tips and strategies featured in the […]

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14 Favorite Thanksgiving Books + Thanksgiving eBooks for Today’s Readers

In this round up of favorites I wanted to spotlight Thanksgiving books and Thanksgiving eBooks for your classroom including some digital and print options. Giving thanks and showing kindness aren’t topics limited to the month of November, but it’s a great time of year to share read alouds with students, refresh your classroom and school […]

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Free Webinar: 10 Tips to Differentiate for Readers

How do you differentiate for readers in your classroom? I’m very excited to join the folks at Voyager Sopris to share ten tips for differentiating instruction for K-5 readers. On Monday, November 13, 2017 at 7PM ET, you’re invited to a totally free webinar for educators, “10 Tips to Differentiate for Readers” (click here to register.) During this […]

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Digital Copel Brain Games: Educational App for Kids

Are you looking for brain games to share with students and families? Digital Copel is an educational app for kids that contains over 300 lessons and over 1,000 problems for students to solve. Covering a wide range of topics, the team behind Digital Copel partnered with early childhood education centers in Japan to develop an educational […]

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Using Otus Student Video Responses to Check for Understanding

Last month I featured Otus, a student performance platform that combines the power of many popular EdTech tools. Otus provides a space for a classroom/learning management system, access to assessment management tools, and a full data warehouse – this means that some of your favorite features with other tools all come together in one place with […]

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KudosWall Pro Online Resume Builder for Students

Are your students in need of an online resume builder? KudosWall Pro is geared towards older students and first-time resume builders. With KudosWall Pro students can build a resume by adding information to their form and you’ll automatically have access to your own personalized resume. Once you have everything complete, users can share their resume online with […]

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Metaverse Classroom Augmented Reality Experiences for Teachers and Students

A few weeks ago I had the chance to connect with the team at Metaverse. They’ve created an augmented reality platform that makes it easy for teachers and students to create amazing augmented reality experiences without having to code. Watching a live demo of Metaverse in action, I was definitely surprised by just how easy it […]

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SelfCAD Online 3D Modeling Tool for 3D Printing in Schools

Are you looking for 3D printing resources for your school? SelfCAD is an online 3D modeling tool for students. It’s an all-in-one platform designed to give students and teachers a user-friendly CAD software experience. SelfCAD let’s users design, customize and print an object all from one platform. If you’re new to 3D printing, the team at SelfCad has put […]

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