Haiku Deck Classroom: Brand New for Teachers

Haiku Deck is a long-time favorite presentation tool. Anyone can create beautiful and engaging presentations quickly and easily on a web browser, iPad, and iPhone app. If you love this presentation tool too, you’ll be excited about their recent release. Now they’ve come out with a new product just for educators called, Haiku Deck Classroom. Haiku Deck Classroom […]

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The Visual Edge: Graphic Organizers for Standards Based Learning

If you’re looking for Common Core resources, Sargy Letuchy a high school ESL teacher from the Chicago area has put together a paperback and ebook resource for educators. This resource is title The Visual Edge: Graphic Organizers for Standards Based Learning, Common Core 6-12. It’s a compilation of innovative visual instructional tools designed for English, Science, and History […]

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Behavior Management Tool from Bloomz Mobile & Web App

Looking to start the school year off strong? Or need a way to reset classroom management? Earlier this summer I shared the super cool tool Bloomz. It’s a mobile and web-based app designed to increase parental engagement. With this platform teachers can communicate and coordinate with families as they work to build community at their school. Teachers can now […]

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6 Reasons to Try PBIS Rewards in Your School

Have you heard of PBIS Rewards? This PBIS management system makes it quick and easy to continuously reward students for meeting behavior expectations. PBIS stands for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. It’s an initiative that many schools have adopted to provide a common framework for behavior across a school or district. PBIS Rewards was designed to make […]

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6 Must-Have Creation Tools for the BYOD Classroom

Providing opportunities for students to make and create is essential in 21st-century classrooms. Children of all ages should experience the joy of seeing their work shared and celebrated. Classrooms with access to a variety of different tools have plenty of tech tool options. Are you a BYOD classroom? BYOD (bring your own device) is the term for […]

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3 Reasons to Check Out Nearpod Essentials Interactive Lessons

If you’ve visited my site before you know that Nearpod is one of my favorite EdTech tools. When I travel to schools across the country I love sharing these interactive lessons with teachers. Nearpod is an engaging presentation tool that works on iPads, web browsers, Chromebooks, Android devices, you name it. Teachers can design their […]

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Drawp for School’s New Resource Marketplace for K-12 Teachers

Have you seen Drawp for School? It’s a popular classroom workflow management app I’ve featured a handful of times on ClassTechTips. Their team has launched a new website with an original Drawp Resource Marketplace to give teachers easy-to-access resources for their classrooms. It’s a collaborative platform that allows teachers to browse original content including lesson plans, worksheets and graphics. Teachers can […]

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5 Reasons to Try QuBowl This School Year

Last summer I shared the totally terrific QuBowl! If you’ve ever coached a Quiz Bowl, you know how tough it can be to not only motivate your players to train but also to track their progress. QuBowl is an online Quiz Bowl training platform that uses analytics to help students and teams train more effectively. Players can […]

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5 Ways Teachers are Using News-O-Matic in their Classroom

How are you including high-quality, high-interest informational text in your classroom this year? News-O-Matic is a wonderful tool for teachers. This iOS, Android and web-based platform gives kids access to five brand new current events articles each day. Written for specifically for students, News-O-Matic can help teachers make connections across the curriculum and support readers […]

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5 Ways to Use Reflector 2 in Your Classroom

I’m very proud to be an Alpha Squirrel Ambassador and am a huge fan of Reflector 2. Reflector 2 lets you mirror the screen of one device onto another device. So if you’re in an iPad classroom you can mirror your device to the computer attached to your projector. Then everyone in your class can […]

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