8 Free Apps and Web Tools for Staying Organized

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. […]

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Create A Kindness Journal On edu.buncee.com

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 […]

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JoomlaLMS – Powerful Learning Management System

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, […]

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H&R Block Budget Challenge

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 […]

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Edusight – See the Whole Picture!

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 […]

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Easy Timeline Creator App for Tablets & Computers

If you like the online resource ReadWriteThink you’ll want to check out some of their mobile apps including Timeline.  This app is available on both iPads and Android tablets and makes it easy for students to create timelines.  In addition to their timeline creator app for mobile devices, students can also make timelines on computers […]

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Alphabet Organizer App for Word Play

The International Reading Association has a fantastic app for students called Alphabet Organizer.  Available for both iOS and Android tablets, this app lets students work with different letters to create their very own alphabet book. Alphabet Organizer can be tailored to different tasks and is a great choice for elementary school cl assrooms.  Students can use […]

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Easy Image Transfer for iPhones, iPads, and Computers

One of the biggest logistical challenges in any classroom using iPads is figuring out the best workflow for managing devices.  One app that is fantastic for moving camera roll photos from one device to another is Image Transfer.  With this app you can send any photos on your iPad to your computer via a web browser. […]

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Online Resource: ReadWriteThink for Lesson Plans & Reading Passages

ReadWriteThink is a fantastic online resource for K-12 teachers.  It includes access to English Language Arts lessons and activities for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade.  Teachers can search by theme, lesson objective, and grade level as they look for the perfect idea to bring back to their students. ReadWriteThink also has resources for professional development and […]

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Happy New Year! 2015 News & Updates

It’s been an amazing year at ClassTechTips.com and I am so excited to see what 2015 will bring! Here are a few highlights for the upcoming year: I’ll be traveling across the US (and internationally) sharing my favorite apps and ideas for technology integration.  Come say hello at the EdTechTeacher iPad Summit, SXSWEdu, and ISTE […]

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