My Edutopia Blog Posts

It has been a privilege to share my favorite resources and ideas for using instructional technology in the classroom on Edutopia.  ClassTechTips.com contains concise posts that give teachers a quick take on a new piece of technology so they can decide if they want to explore it further.  Edutopia has given me a platform to…

Canva Poster Making Tool: Web & iPad App

Canva is a poster making tool that I absolutely love.  It’s free, easy to use, and a great tool for teachers and students. I’ve tried out a ton of apps for creating picture perfect posters.  Fellow Apple Distinguished Educator April Requard recommended that I try out Canva and it’s been a game changer!  As you…

Book&Table: Redefining the Tutor

Book&Table is a new web application that allows parents and students to book a professional tutor for in-person lessons. They use a set of lessons customized to fit student learning needs consisting of in-person meeting times with a tutor, as well as assignments to keep children on track towards their learning goals. They have tutors in New York City and…

Scholastic News for Informational Text and Articles

One of my favorite online resources is Scholastic News.  This website is perfect for finding high quality informational texts about current events.  Each article contains nonfiction text features including captions, maps, sections headings and more. Scholastic News is a great resource for connecting current events issues to English Language Arts instruction or extending a lesson in…