9 Reasons to Try Repl.it Classroom Coding Curriculum

Ready to take coding to the next level? Repl.it Classroom is targeted at skilled high school or higher-ed computer science teachers that are able to create their own coding curriculum and automatic grading programs. This website is perfect for teachers who have experience with coding and want a better way of organizing their curriculum. Repl.it Classroom was […]

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Universities of the Future Education Festival

Are you interested in seeing change in higher education? I love sharing special events from around the world. Whether you are able to join on-site or follow along with the hashtag, there will be plenty to learn from at The University of Buckingham’s first higher education festival. Taking place September 8th and 9th, the festival has put […]

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Monitor Student Progress with Kiddom Personalized Learning Platform

Back-to-school is here! Kiddom is a personalized learning platform that helps teachers monitor student progress and a great tool for starting off the school year. I featured Kiddom on my site earlier this summer after watching a demo to get a feel for it in action (schedule a demo.) Kiddom is a free platform that uses data on […]

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9 Ways to Get Every Student Tweeting… Even in Kindergarten!

Are you making learning experiences authentic for students? Twitter is a powerful tool for teachers. I’ve used it to connect with teachers around the world, discover new teaching strategies, and share my favorite resources. Earlier this year I shared the Evolving Educator Team’s 140 Twitter Tips for Teachers a fantastic book for teachers looking to master […]

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Fall Webinar Series from PresenceLearning: Results Matter – Closing the Achievement Gap

Webinars are a fantastic way to learn new content The folks at PresenceLearning are kicking off a new fall webinar series, Results Matter – Closing the Achievement Gap. The series’ first webinar, Results Driven Accountability: Where Were We? Where Are We? Where Do We Go Next? will be led by RDA expert Dr. Alan Coulter on Tuesday, September […]

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3 Ways Pythonroom Makes It Easy to Start a Coding Class

Have you decided to start a coding class this year? I’m really excited about Pythonroom. This online platform is perfect for teachers looking to teach a computer science to their students but not sure where to get started. If you haven’t heard of Pythonroom, it’s the industry’s first totally autonomous coding education management system. It is the […]

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5 Reasons to Use Game-Based Learning in Your Classroom

Earlier this year I shared QuoDeck an interactive learning content creator that promotes game-based learning. QuoDeck is a learning tool that lets teachers create and host content with a few simple steps. Users are able to create interactive learning content all in one place. This content creator includes gamified decks, quizzes, flashcards, assessments, learning games, and […]

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6 3D Printing Lesson Plans from MakerBot’s Thingiverse

Have you thought about 3D printing with students? MakerBot’s Thingiverse is best known as a 3D design sharing website. It also has STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) 3D printing lesson plans for educators across the world to use in their classrooms. MakerBot’s Learning Team has been curating and sharing some of the best […]

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TIME For Kids Classroom App for Interactive Current Events Articles

The TIME For Kids (TFK) Digital Edition is an engaging, web-based platform for teaching literacy, social studies and science with current events. This interactive resource is available on any device with an internet connection and takes learning deeper through authentic, high-quality nonfiction articles, written specifically for each grade level by a dedicated editorial team. TFK […]

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4 Tips for Choosing Your Back-to-School Apps: Quality vs. Quantity

You’ve been there. Open a new device and make a quick visit to the App Store. A simple search turns into download wheels spinning for lots of different apps. With thousands of free (and paid) back-to-school apps to choose from, it’s hard to know where to start. During conferences and school visits, I’ve given plenty […]

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