Online Resource: Edutopia

The past year and a half I’ve had the opportunity to share some of my favorite resources and activities for teachers on Edutopia.  This website is a terrific resource for teachers looking for information and inspiration on a variety of topics. It’s a great spot for learning about classroom management, technology integration, community partnerships and…

App Update: Brand New iTunes U

iTunes U is a terrific tool for creating your own course and easily distributing materials to students.  It lets teachers set up a course that can be accessed on an iPad.  Students can watch, read and listen to a variety of multimedia organized by their teacher.  It’s a great choice for flipping your classroom and keeping students on…

ReadyRosie: Powerful Parent Engagement Video Tool

I’ve had the pleasure of working with LitWorld this year – a wonderful nonprofit organization in New York City.  One of the resources we’ve shared with the parents who are part of their intergenerational iPad literacy program is ReadyRosie. ReadyRosie is a fantastic parent engagement tool that sends videos straight to parents once a day.  In these…

App Update: Easy Annotate

Earlier this year I shared a fantastic app for working with PDF documents, Easy Annotate.  This powerful tool is perfect for teachers and students who want to mark up a text, add notes, and edit their work.  More than just a PDF viewer, Easy Annotate lets users interact with a document and make it their…