6 Reasons to Use Templates for Building Activities with Ormiboard

I love templates! They make it easy to get started with a new tool and I always find that templates give me a spark of inspiration when my brain might feel fried at the end of day. You may have seen an one of my posts from earlier this year on Ormiboard. This interactive lesson building tool […]

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5 Ways to Bring Literature to Life with Buncee

Buncee is a fantastic tool for creating digital content. This web-based creation and presentation tool is ideal for students, grades K-12, to create visuals for a wide variety of lessons. Some of the best ways I’ve seen Buncee used is for English Language Arts activities and ELA projects. Buncee’s vast creation tool library allows students […]

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5 Things I Learned About the Future of Education at Adobe MAX

At the beginning of this month I had the opportunity to attend Adobe MAX in San Diego. It was my first time at this amazing event and I was blown away by the general sessions filled with thousands of creative professionals from a wide range of industries. The breakout sessions I attended were all jam […]

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Thinkrolls: Kings & Queens Logic Game and Adventure App

I’m a big fan of Avokiddo mobile apps! Their new logic game Thinkrolls: Kings & Queens is definitely worth checking out. This adventure app for elementary school students includes plenty of logic, physics, and fun. This game takes place in a fairytale setting where students explore physics concepts and solve logic puzzles. In addition to […]

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6 Ways to Use Bloomz Parent Sign-Ups for Holiday Events

Communicating with families is essential every time of year. Whether you’ve kicked off the year with lots of ways for families to stay in touch or are looking for a new tool to increase parent engagement, Bloomz is definitely worth checking out! Bloomz is a fantastic mobile and web app that connects teachers with parents. Teachers […]

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Use BookWidgets to Create Interactive Activities for iPad, Chromebooks and More!

Making your own ebooks or want to get started? BookWidgets is a platforms that lets educators create interactive activities and engaging teaching material to be used on iPads, Android tablets, Chromebooks, Macs or PC’s. It only takes a few minutes and is very easy to use. Teachers can create dynamic widgets – interactive content – for […]

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10 Reasons to Use QuestBase Exam Maker in Your Classroom

How do you currently gather data on student performance? QuestBase is a new exam maker software that allows teachers to check for student understanding. It can be used before, during or after a lesson to make sure students are progressing through content. Quest base is easy to use and works with tablets and web browsers. 10 Reasons to […]

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NetRef’s Special Features Make Life Easier for Teachers

You might have heard me mention NetRef earlier this school year. A few months ago I had the chance to talk to the team at NetRef about their tool for Internet classroom management in schools. NetRef gives teachers the power to personalize Internet access for each student or their entire class. This means teachers can use NetRef to pick and choose which […]

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How-To Create an Interactive Word Wall with #ScannableTech

An Interactive word wall can transform spaces in your classroom. They provide a way for students to engage with content in an authentic matter and promote a sense of curiosity among your students. As a classroom teacher I used #ScannableTech in many different ways and wrote a book sharing ideas, tips and tricks for using this technology […]

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5 Special Features of Twine Learning Management System

Have you heard of Twine? Last week I had the chance to see a demo of Twine. This awesome Learning Management System (LMS) helps teachers keep track of student progress, gives parents a window into student learning, and is designed as a centralized platform for schools. 5 Ways Twine Stands Outs from other LMS and […]

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