eCoach Course Builder to Bring Lessons to Life

eCoach is an online platform that lets teachers turn lessons they’ve already created into online courses.  Perfect for BYOD classrooms, eCoach makes it easy to share course material with students no matter what device they are using.  Teachers can create courses shared with students through the cloud.  With eCoach, students don’t need an account or […]

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Social Inferences eBook from Upbility: Downloadable PDF Picture Cards

Upbility is a publisher of therapy resources and they have a new eBook available for download on Social Inferences.  This card pack in PDF format is a ready-to-use resource for teachers.  It includes 60 printable double-sided cards designed to foster key social skills and help students make social inferences.  In addition to being a PDF […]

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The Virtual High School: Global Online Classrooms

One of the exciting things about the increased availability of educational technology is how it’s changing the way we think about traditional classrooms. The Virtual High School has created global online classrooms for secondary school students and online professional development for educators.  They offer Advanced Placement classes, unique electives, and STEM courses. As one of the first in the field, The Virtual […]

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Hands-Free Tablet Stand from Calloway House

Technology has become an important part of today’s classroom, and many teachers, administrators, and students are incorporating the use of new programs, apps, audio, and visual resources into learning. The popularity of using these new methods and programs for teaching and engaging with students has paved the way for iPad and tablet use in the […]

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Bring Computer Programming to Your School with Tynker

Computer programming is an essential skill for students working towards college and career readiness.  I’ve shared lots of coding apps for kids and Tynker is one of my favorites.  Tynker is a fantastic tool for educators that makes computer programming fun for students in grades 3-8.  Tynker helps students develop 21st century computational thinking and computer […]

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English Language Arts Media-Rich Curriculum from StudySync

StudySync® is a media-rich curriculum for middle and high school educators.  It uses the power of digital tools to offer a variety of media that speaks to the way students interact with the world.  It includes video introductions and modeling of topics as well as social media-like critical thinking exercises. Designed for students in grades 6-12, StudySync® provides an engaging core […]

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TELL Test of English Language Learning: Tablet-Based Assessment

Earlier this year Pearson launched TELL (Test of English Language Learning), a tablet-based assessment.  It was developed to support schools as they work with English Language Learners (ELLs) to build English language skills. TELL uses automated scoring technology to give teachers quick access to formative assessment data.  This information also helps district leaders by giving them the data they […]

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CanaryGrading: Review & Grade Student Work Anytime

Earlier this year I shared Canaryflow, a workflow tool that makes it easier for teachers to assign lessons and students to submit work.  The team at Canary Learning has just introduced a grading tool called CanaryGrading.  In addition to handing out and collecting assignments teacher can also grade student work within the Canary Learning platform.  CanaryGrading makes it […]

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Deliver Collaborative Lessons and Assessments with MimioMobile

This month Mimio launched MimioMobile for the Web — a new version of its MimioMobile application.  The web application lets educators deliver collaborative lessons and assessments to their entire class.  The release of their web version means that MimioMobile now works on virtually any device. MimioMobile now works on almost any device — Apple and Android smartphones and tablets, laptops, and even […]

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Turn Assessments into Fun Classroom Quizzes with Quizalize

Quizalize is a great online tool that lets teachers turn quick classroom quizzes into exciting multi-player games.  Teachers can create a quiz on any subject they want or use one of the hundreds of quizzes teachers have already created in the Quizalize Marketplace.  Students can take the quiz on any device with a browser – laptop, tablet or smartphone – […]

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