I spend a lot of time sharing the benefits of scannable technology with teachers. QR codes and augmented reality triggers make it easy for students, teachers, and school visitors to find a web resource by using a scanning app on their device. Another option for quick website sharing is a URL shortener like goo.gl or…Details
Theme Poems is another terrific app available for iPads and Android tablets from the International Reading Association. Elementary school students can choose from a variety of themes and create a poem that takes a shape related to a specific topic. It’s a great tool to use in small groups or stations when exploring poetry with…Details
Game-based learning is a topic we have covered numerous times on ClassTechTips. If you have not already experimented with game-based learning with your class, make 2015 the year you do! One program that is doing a fantastic job of gamifying common core math is Prodigy. Prodigy is a completely free, adaptive math game that integrates common-core math (grades…Details
ProjectWriter is a new web tool that lets teachers design projects step-by-step. Users start off by naming their project and adding assignments for students to complete, such as answering a question by submitting a piece of writing. As soon as they complete the task you can view their work and offer feedback. Students can then review…Details
Here’s a preview of my new post for Edutopia – click on the link below to read more! The start of a new year is a great time to think back and reflect about what really worked for you and what isn’t quite cutting it. When it comes to staying organized, there is no one-size-fits-all.…Details
Start the new year off with activities that develop empathy in your students. A kindness journal is a great activity to work on empathy, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, this is the perfect time to start one. Students can create a kindness journal on edu.buncee.com which they can add to throughout the…Details
If you are thinking of moving your classroom online and applying a blended or flipped learning approach then check out JoomlaLMS Learning Management System. JoomlaLMS is a professional eLearning platform with innovative training options, advanced reporting and conferencing application. With JoomlaLMS you can spend more time teaching rather than managing your classroom. The platform manages: quizzing,…Details
Financial Literacy is essential for students working to become college and career ready. This important real world skill can be strengthened with the online resources developed by H&R Block. Their Budget Challenge provides a fantastic opportunity for students to learn and play for prizes including scholarships and grants. Students will encounter personal budgeting situations and asked to…Details
Here is a great new presentation on SlideShare that outlines the four key questions schools should ask as they prepare to launch an iPad program. Click below to go through each slide and hear advice for making the best choices for your school.
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Edusight has been working with thousands of K-12 teachers across North America over the past 4 months to develop simple assessment tools. Use the Edusight Notes mobile app to take photos, or write text notes, and review all your qualitative assessment of student performance in a simple portfolio view at any time. …… Use Edusight…Details