Soundtrap Collaborative Music and Podcast Tool for Education

Earlier this year I had the chance to see a demo of Soundtrap, an amazing tools for students and teachers. Soundtrap is a web-browser and tablet friendly tool for education that puts powerful audio recording options in the hands of students of all ages. With this tool students can record their voice using the microphone […]

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5 Teacher Tips for Shelfie Book Recommendations

Forget a selfie, try a shelfie! When I scroll through my Twitter feed I love seeing shelfies posted by the people I follow. A shelfie is snapshot of someone holding a favorite book or sharing the books sitting on their bookshelf. This concept can be integrated into a variety of reading activities including shelfie book […]

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6 Favorite Kid-Friendly Podcasts for Classrooms and Families

Looking for kid-friendly podcasts? Podcasts are a fantastic way for learners of all ages to explore new topics. As adults, we might listen to a podcast as part of your daily commute or workout routine, but these audio clips can also inspire young learners. Podcasts are audio (and sometimes video) recordings similar to a radio […]

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Tiggly Chef Subtraction Game for Elementary Math Practice

So cool! You’ve probably seen one of my posts in the past about the awesome games from Tiggly. Well they have a new learning game designed for elementary school students called Tiggly Chef Subtraction. This subtraction game is recommended for kids ages 5 and up and lets them practice subtraction math concepts while experimenting in Tiggly Chef’s secret kitchen […]

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Use BookWidgets to Create Interactive Activities for iPad, Chromebooks and More!

Making your own ebooks or want to get started? BookWidgets is a platforms that lets educators create interactive activities and engaging teaching material to be used on iPads, Android tablets, Chromebooks, Macs or PC’s. It only takes a few minutes and is very easy to use. Teachers can create dynamic widgets – interactive content – for […]

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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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