Sown To Grow: Student Goal Setting + Reflection Platform

The folks at Sown To Grow reached out the me this summer to share their new student goal setting and reflection platform. I love the idea of giving students a space to take ownership and reflect on their learning. With Sown To Grow students set learning goals, track their own progress, and write reflections on the strategies that work best for them. Teachers can…

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Fall Webinar Series from PresenceLearning: Interventions That Really Work

Making plans for your Fall professional development? The folks at PresenceLearning are kicking off their totally free Fall 2017 SPED Ahead webinar series Blueprints for Success: Interventions That Really Work. The first webinar in the series is Building Academic and S/E/B Progress for All Students…

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StudySync New Podcast Series + Unit Creator Tool for Teachers

The folks at StudySync have just released two new tools worth exploring. The new Unit Creator tool lets teachers create their own unique, specialized units from scratch. They’ve also launched a new podcast feature designed to explore students’ views on 21st century learning and help…

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3D Printing in Education Resources from Makers Empire 3D

Looking for support with 3D printing in your classroom? Makers Empire 3D has lots of 3D printing education resources for teachers. If you’re a K-8 educator getting started with 3D printing you’ll want to check out Makers Empire 3D. They’ve worked with thousands of teachers and students across the world to make 3D printing meaningful in classrooms…

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KudosWall Online Portfolio for K-12 Students

KudosWall is an online portfolio designed for K-12 students, their parents, and educators to help users keep their accomplishments in one place. Their team designed KudosWall to make it easy to store pictures, videos, presentations, and documents throughout the school year. From certificates and posters…

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5 Ways to Honor Student Curiosity with Adobe Spark Creation Tools

If we met at ISTE or ILA this year, you probably heard me use the phrase “tasks before apps.” This is the way I like to describe putting the learning first and choosing open-ended creation tools that meet the needs of all of your students. The free Spark creation tools from Adobe are three of […]

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Augmented Reality Learning with Lifeliqe HoloLens at ISTE

One of the highlights from my trip to ISTE in San Antonio this year was meeting the team at Lifeliqe! I had the chance to try out the Lifeliqe HoloLens and curriculum to see their new tool in action. During my demo I was able to move through a set of lessons that included a 3D model of a shark…

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Quizalize + Zzish Dashboards for Real-Time Class Data

Last year I shared some of the new features from the folks at Quizalize. If you haven’t used Quizalize before, it’s an online tool that lets teachers turn quick classroom quizzes into multi-player games. The Zzish Dashboards from Quizalize give teachers tools to analyze student performance and receive class data in real-time…

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New Webinar: Rules, Roles + Responsibilities for EdTech Integration

This month I’m hosting a special webinar for the folks at NetRef, “Rules, Roles + Responsibilities for EdTech Integration.” This webinar takes place on Tuesday, July 25th at 3PM ET and will provide a handful of actionable tips for EdTech integration. It’s totally free and you can register here…

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EdTech Reboot: A New Course from Monica Burns + Participate

I am so excited to announce a special new partnership with Participate! A few of you may have already heard the buzz… I’m launching a new course on the Participate course platform designed to help educators searching for actionable strategies and new ideas on how to thoughtfully integrate technology into classroom instruction. So, I’ve partnered […]

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