New Kahoot! App + Special Kahoot! EdTrends Report

I am a huge fan of Kahoot! so I’m super excited to share some news about their new quizzing app and special report. If you’re a regular follower of ClassTechTips.com you know I’m passionate about checking for understanding with technology (aka #FormativeTech). Well Kahoot! is a tool I use all the time when…

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Reading Horizons Orton-Gillingham Software + Teacher Resources

Searching for resources to support readers? The folks at Reading Horizons have created software and teacher resources to support your reading instruction. Their goal is to make learning how to read simple and enjoyable for beginning and struggling readers through…

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ClassHub to Manage + Monitor Student Devices: Live at ISTE!

I’m so excited to share ClassHub from the fantastic folks at Squirrels – and a very special opportunity for educators at ISTE! As a Squirrels Ambassador (aka Alpha Squirrel), I’ve been a fan of their awesome tools for a while and used them in my classroom as a fifth grade teacher. They now have a […]

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Ready to Run PD from Nearpod: Engaging Professional Development Resources

If you’re a regular follower of ClassTechTips.com you know I’m a huge fan of Nearpod. It’s an engaging, interactive tool that can be used to check for understanding during a lesson, promote discussion and collaboration and connect students and teachers with high-quality resources. Earlier this year I had the opportunity to connect with the Nearpod […]

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Online Volunteering Opportunities from simpleshow foundation

Have you heard of mysimpleshow? Last year I shared their very cool explainer video tool and I’m super excited to tell you about the new online volunteering opportunities from the simpleshow foundation. Their team has launched online volunteer opportunities to help…

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Zap Zap Math Game for Elementary Students on iOS + Android

Looking for a math game for elementary students? Zap Zap Math is a mathematics app for children in Kindergarten through sixth grade. Designed to help students master math concepts, Zap Zap Math has a handful of games for students to play. This app covers lots of elementary math concepts to support…

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Putting Data into Your Daily Workflow with Schoolrunner

Earlier this spring I connected with the team at Schoolrunner. They’ve developed a comprehensive data management system for schools designed to make it easier for educators to analyze data. The goal of Schoolrunner is to help teachers identify trends and patterns in their data tracking all of which can help with…

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Organize Independent Reading in Your School with Loose Canon

Independent reading is an essential part of every student’s day. If you’re looking to create a culture of excitement around independent reading at your school, you’ll want to check out Loose Canon. This website helps schools organize student reading choices and gives…

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Revision Assistant from Turnitin Now with Lexile Measures

Earlier this year I shared Turnitin Revision Assistant a formative writing product for classrooms. If you haven’t heard of Revision Assistant before, it was designed to extend the reach of teachers by giving student writers immediate, actionable and substantive feedback. The folks at Turnitin have now partnered with MetaMetrics to add Lexile measures to…

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7 Must-Try Summer Projects with Adobe Spark

Whether you’re winding down the school year, in the midst of summer planning, or counting down to fall, I have a list of must-try summer projects I can’t wait to share with you! On this list you’ll find classroom activities for students and summer projects for teachers to explore. Since the Adobe Spark tools are […]

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