Kinvolved: Messaging and Attendance Reporting App for Schools and Families

Kinvolved is a fantastic EdTech company I’ve had the pleasure of seeing present at events in New York City.  They’ve created a platform that makes it easy for teachers and schools to communicate with parents in real time.  With Kinvolved teachers can send home information on student attendance that keeps parents informed and kids accountable. […]

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Nuten Math Keyboard for iPhones: Type and Share Expressions

One of the great new features for iOS devices this year is the ability to add additional keyboards to your device.  Nuten is a powerful math and science keyboard for the iPhone.  It is an easy-to-use math keyboard available now on iPhones.  With Nuten, students and teachers can quickly create both simple and complex mathematical expressions and […]

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The Kinder Corral: Free Kindergarten Math Game for Tablets

The Kinder Corral is an interactive math game available for iOS and Android devices.  This app included farm-themed games that explore math for Kindergarteners. The set of five games begins with tracing numbers and ends with greater than or less than comparisons.  Geared towards students preparing for Kindergarten, The Kinder Corral includes bright colors, playful animation […]

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Waggle from Triumph Learning: Online Practice and Instruction

Waggle from Triumph Learning provides a blended learning solution to help teachers achieve success beyond the test. It analyzes different aspects of student behavior to tailor a unique learning path for each student. The software meets each student where they are on the learning continuum and cultivates a safe environment that encourages students to explore. Waggle provides a […]

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Free Virtual Visit with Author Kate Messner on Oct. 20th

The National Day on Writing takes place on October 20th and the folks at WeAreTeachers and Zaner-Bloser are hosting a special event for students in grades 3-5.  New York Times Notable author Kate Messner will virtually visit classrooms through a special Google Hangout. As part of Kate Messner’s visit, students will learn about the writing process from the perspective of a published author. […]

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MergePDF Online: Easy Tool For Multiple File Types

MergePDF Online is a useful online tool that lets teachers combine multiple documents to create one PDF.  On this site, you can merge PDF and image files (JPG, PNG & BMP) into a single PDF.  If you are putting together documents for your school you can even add a watermark to your final merged PDF pages.  Whether […]

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iCloth Cleaning Wipes: Cleaning Supply for Mobile Screen

If you’re guilty of working off a smudgy screen iCloth cleaning wipes will definitely come in handy.  I’ve had a chance to check out these super-soft wipes that are designed to keep the screens on your mobile devices clean. They are individually sealed and pre-moistened making them portable and ready-to-use. …. .iCloth cleaning wipes could be used […]

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Vocabubble App for iPads: Whimsical Illustrations & New Words

Vocabubble is a whimsical iPad app that helps children discover new words.  This unique vocabulary app connects students to new words associated with the letters of the alphabet.  Each letter brings several different pictures to life.  The classical illustrations move about the screen as new words are spelled out for students.  …. Designed for children ages 3 […]

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Vibby: Highlight, Share & Discuss Any Video

Using video in the classroom is a great way to build background knowledge and engage students.  Vibby lets teachers quickly locate and play the parts of a video clip that are most relevant and helpful for their students.  Instead of skimming to the “right” moment of a clip, Vibby lets teachers highlight different parts of a video. […]

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Osmo Numbers: A Brand New Interactive Math Game

Osmo is an amazing company that has transformed the way educators use iPads in the classroom.  Their interactive games let students combine tangible manipulatives with a digital device.  I was introduced to Osmo when it first came out and now they have a brand-new app and toy called Osmo Numbers.  Osmo Numbers turns math into an engaging, interactive experience that […]

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