CoSpaces Virtual Reality Creator for Teachers and Students

You’ve probably heard. Virtual reality is one of the hottest topics in education this year. CoSpaces is a free virtual reality creator tool that makes it possible to create virtual reality content yourself or let students create it. One reason I’m so excited about CoSpaces is because it combines content creation and content consumption. With CoSpaces, […]

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Bumblebee Bump Addition & Multiplication Apps for iOS

Looking for a new way to practice math facts? Bumblebee Bump Addition and Multiplication Apps are designed for elementary school students. The goal of each app is to help students master their math facts through a simple and engaging game. The Bumblebee Bump apps are easy to use and support students as they practice multiplication and […]

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Walkabouts: Integrate Movement in Math, Language and Literacy

How active are your students during the school day? Walkabouts are simple-to-use, cost-effective online lessons that integrate movement into subjects like math, language and literacy. With Walkabouts by ActivEd, preK through 2nd grade students learn while moving. This online platform includes standards-based math and English Language Arts lessons. The Walkabouts active learning platform lets teachers… Go beyond brain […]

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5 Ways To Use Futaba To Spice Up Your Class

As regular readers of ClassTechTips know, I’m a big fan of Futaba Classroom Games. This innovative app by INKids Education lets teachers put into practice all the concepts they have been teaching, while the students play an engaging game with their peers. If you haven’t heard of Futaba Classroom Games, it turns your iPad into a table game for up to […]

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Corsizio: Registrations, Online Payments, and Feedback for Your Classes and Courses

Corsizio is an online registration and payment platform that makes it simple for teachers to manage an unlimited number of registrations and events (and collect feedback). With this tool students and families can easily register for special events through secure registration forms and provide feedback. It enables you to customize the registration forms and payment options when setting up special […]

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5 Reasons to Try QuBowl This School Year

Last summer I shared the totally terrific QuBowl! If you’ve ever coached a Quiz Bowl, you know how tough it can be to not only motivate your players to train but also to track their progress. QuBowl is an online Quiz Bowl training platform that uses analytics to help students and teams train more effectively. Players can […]

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5 Ways Teachers are Using News-O-Matic in their Classroom

How are you including high-quality, high-interest informational text in your classroom this year? News-O-Matic is a wonderful tool for teachers. This iOS, Android and web-based platform gives kids access to five brand new current events articles each day. Written for specifically for students, News-O-Matic can help teachers make connections across the curriculum and support readers […]

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5 Ways to Use Reflector 2 in Your Classroom

I’m very proud to be an Alpha Squirrel Ambassador and am a huge fan of Reflector 2. Reflector 2 lets you mirror the screen of one device onto another device. So if you’re in an iPad classroom you can mirror your device to the computer attached to your projector. Then everyone in your class can […]

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11 Free iBooks for K-12 Students

Do you love free apps? My last two years in the classroom were teaching with completely free iPad apps. I know the feeling when you find an amazing app that’s totally free! If you’re using iPads with your students you’ll love this list of free iBooks for K-12 students. This list includes interactive, multi-touch books […]

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Increase Parental Engagement with Bloomz Mobile & Web App

Are you looking to save time as you increase parental engagement in your classroom? Bloomz is a fantastic mobile and web app that connects teachers with parents. With this tool teachers can communication and coordinate with families – essential for building community at your school. If you’re making parental engagement a priority this year, you’ll want to check […]

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