Mobile Parent Communication (with Students) from Tocomail

With Tocomail teachers can effectively create a walled garden class communication environment as they manage and monitor student communication.  Tocomail is also a great option for communication outside of classroom.  The families of your students can practice digital literacy skills at home by setting up parent accounts.  Parents can manage their child’s account and communicate digitally…

Promote Student Engagement with imakiku

imakiku turns students from passive listeners into engaged learners by leveraging mobile technology.  It enables real-time voting, posting and survey capabilities via smartphones, tablets or laptops.  Before class time, teachers can create questions for students with possible answers.  Once class starts, students can use the participation code (or scan a QR code) to access questions.  Students can submit…

Science4Us.com for K-2 Digital Curriculum

Science4Us is a K-2 standards-based, digital science program.  It is based on the 5E inquiry-based instructional model: Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, Evaluate.  Teachers can decide how to deliver material.  This program is flexible enough for whole group lesson, small groups or one on one instruction.  It includes embedded teacher support such as teacher guides and videos.…

The Sound Cart for Classroom Audio

Whether you are sharing a video clip at the beginning of a lesson or need your own voice projected around the room, having an audio setup in your classroom can definitely come in handy.  The KONGcart Bundle includes a special audio setup to help make this happen.  This tool comes with a 30W speaker from…

Luna Interactive Projection Camera for Lesson Modeling

Using technology thoughtfully and effectively is an important part of today’s classrooms.  Not only can technology integration engage students, it can help them better understand key concepts and real world applications for problem solving.  Technology can enhance learning and often encourages collaboration among students.   The Luna™ Interactive Projection Camera helps teachers integrate technology tools into their…

GradeSlam for Online Tutoring

There are different resources online to help students master key concepts and find answers to their questions.  GradeSlam offers 24/7 private, on-demand online tutoring to students.  Kids can get help on any subject area in grades K-12.  It’s a great option for families who are looking for an affordable tutoring option and aren’t ready to…

Canaryflow for Simplifying Classroom Workflow

Canaryflow is designed to help teachers and students follow a simple workflow inside and outside of the classroom.  With this tool a teacher creates a lesson, adds an assignment, and schedules the lesson.  Students access the lesson and assignment, and submit the work for the assignment.  The teacher then collects the assignment, annotates and grades the assignment, and publishes grades.  Students can then review…

Standards Planner Teams Up With Clever

Standards Planner, an online teacher and district content organizer I shared earlier this year, is now partnering with Clever to bridge the gap between instruction and ease of use. With Clever’s Instant Login, districts and teachers can quickly jump into building and organizing their content with one click. …. If you are a district administrator looking…