Adobe Spark Page: Amazing Storytelling Tool

I’m a big fan of the storytelling tool Adobe Spark Video.  If you’ve attended one of my workshops this year you know I can’t stop talking about how powerful and easy it is to use.  Adobe has just released an amazing new storytelling tool that is just as exciting.  Adobe Spark Page is an iPad app that […]

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Collect School and Student Data with TRAIN

Schools and districts looking to change the way they collect data on school climate and student behavior will want to check out TRAIN.  This mobile tool is designed for school-wide data collection, analysis, and communication.  With dedicated iOS and Android apps, teachers and school leaders can collect data easily, in real time.  This includes information […]

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Canaryflow for Simplifying Classroom Workflow

Canaryflow is designed to help teachers and students follow a simple workflow inside and outside of the classroom.  With this tool a teacher creates a lesson, adds an assignment, and schedules the lesson.  Students access the lesson and assignment, and submit the work for the assignment.  The teacher then collects the assignment, annotates and grades the assignment, and publishes grades.  Students can then review […]

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Books that Grow for Leveled Online Classroom Libraries

If you’re familiar with multi-level books, you’ll want to check out Books That Grow. Books That Grow is a digital reading platform with a library of books that range from myths and folktales, to primary source documents and informational texts. Whether you want to teach the Greek myth “Arachne” or Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter […]

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NoteLedge Ultimate App

NoteLedge Ultimate is the brand new version of the NoteLedge series of apps. Compared with the free version I shared last year, the new NoteLedge Ultimate features a sleek, clean look, and calendar integration with local and Google Calendar.  It has a full-screen web clipper, brush tools, new file managers and more.  NoteLedge Ultimate is a universal app […]

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The Smithsonian’s Civil War Mystery App

The Smithsonian has released a new app this year to help students learn about the Civil War.  This iPad app is perfect for middle and high school students exploring this time period and using primary source documents in their studies.  Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery takes users through the artifacts stored at the Smithsonian and […]

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Geography Duel for Partner Practice

There are a handful of geography apps that I love (StrataLogica, TapQuiz, Experience America HD, 3D Atlas) and Geography Duel is another option for students.  This app lets users quiz their knowledge of US states and countries.  It has a single player and multiplayer mode that lets students compete with a partner.  This is a great […]

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Standards Planner Teams Up With Clever

Standards Planner, an online teacher and district content organizer I shared earlier this year, is now partnering with Clever to bridge the gap between instruction and ease of use. With Clever’s Instant Login, districts and teachers can quickly jump into building and organizing their content with one click. …. If you are a district administrator looking […]

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Memory Cab for Customizable Study Sets

Memory Cab is an interactive app that lets users of all ages easily create customizable study sets of items.  They can practice with a matching game and recall those items with a spelling or multiple choice test.  With Memory Cab users have the ability to create content that connects to their own curriculum.  A wide variety […]

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Storm Weather Tracking App: Maps & Data

Bringing weather data into your classroom is a great way to make real world connections to content your students are studying.  Storm is a weather tracking app that gives students and teachers access to lots of maps and data. Users can search for different parts of the world thanks to Google Maps integration.  In addition to […]

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