6 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for ELA Teachers

Twitter has become a powerful resource for teachers looking for ideas and inspiration. There are so many educational Twitter accounts and it can be hard to know where to start. English Language Arts teachers can use this list of Twitter accounts to learn about online resources, find lesson plans and connect with likeminded educators. It’s […]

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StudioWeb Computer Coding Training Videos for Classrooms

StudioWeb is an online educational resource designed for educators to teach computer literacy. Sunburst Digital now provides StudioWeb to schools so they can easily access video training courses from StudioWeb.  It includes resources that support key Web technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP. StudioWeb focuses on teaching web development and programming through the use of an online […]

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Compare Foods with Calorific Healthy Eating App for iPads

Although this might be a sensitive topic leading up to Thanksgiving and the holiday season, Calorific is a pretty neat app that can be used to teach healthy eating.  With Calorific, students can view images of food portions that equal 200 calories.  The photographs can even be placed side by side to see a quick […]

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Virry iPad App: Live Animal Video Feed for Students

I love apps that take students on virtual field trips to explore life in other parts of the world.  Virry is a great example of an iPad app that changes the way we think about using a tablet in the classroom.  With Virry, students can watch animals in their natural habitats.  Live video feeds and […]

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eCoach Course Builder to Bring Lessons to Life

eCoach is an online platform that lets teachers turn lessons they’ve already created into online courses.  Perfect for BYOD classrooms, eCoach makes it easy to share course material with students no matter what device they are using.  Teachers can create courses shared with students through the cloud.  With eCoach, students don’t need an account or […]

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Social Inferences eBook from Upbility: Downloadable PDF Picture Cards

Upbility is a publisher of therapy resources and they have a new eBook available for download on Social Inferences.  This card pack in PDF format is a ready-to-use resource for teachers.  It includes 60 printable double-sided cards designed to foster key social skills and help students make social inferences.  In addition to being a PDF […]

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Storytelling with Keynote: iBook Guide

Fellow Apple Distinguished Educator April Requard has just released a fantastic guide to storytelling with Keynote.  In her iBook, The Key(note) of Storytelling , April shows readers how they can use this powerful tool in their classroom.  The completely free iBook includes information for teachers that they can use when designing learning activities for their students. If […]

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The Virtual High School: Global Online Classrooms

One of the exciting things about the increased availability of educational technology is how it’s changing the way we think about traditional classrooms. The Virtual High School has created global online classrooms for secondary school students and online professional development for educators.  They offer Advanced Placement classes, unique electives, and STEM courses. As one of the first in the field, The Virtual […]

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Hands-Free Tablet Stand from Calloway House

Technology has become an important part of today’s classroom, and many teachers, administrators, and students are incorporating the use of new programs, apps, audio, and visual resources into learning. The popularity of using these new methods and programs for teaching and engaging with students has paved the way for iPad and tablet use in the […]

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Cheeky Fingers Piano Chord Dictionary App

Cheeky Fingers is a piano chord dictionary for the iPhone and iPad that is perfect for music students on the go.  With a simple interface and straightforward terminology, this iOS app is a great companion for music educators ands students learning how to play the piano.  This easy to use app presents piano chords to […]

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