How-To: Link Audio Recordings to QR Codes

Update: RecordMP3.org is no longer working – try these steps with Vocaroo instead! Audio recordings can definitely support students who have trouble reading directions or need extra help with new vocabulary words.  I’ve shared one way to make QR codes talk to students but if you’d like to add your own voice to a QR code, […]

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PixiClip – An Online Interactive Whiteboard

PixiClip is a great choice for teachers and students looking for a way to capture their doodles.  This online interactive whiteboard works in any web browser.  On an iPad you can capture your writing as you draw pictures, type in a message, or show your work solving a math problem.  On a web browser on […]

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Scan Answer Sheets From Your iPhone or iPad with ZipGrade

ZipGrade is a fantastic product for teachers who are tired of grading multiple choice tests by hand or waiting their turn to feed each student’s answer sheet through a Scantron machine.  This app gives you an answer sheet template (20, 50, or 100 questions) that you can print out and distribute to students with their next […]

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Synopsis Flash Cards in a Flash! An iPad Study Tool

Synopsis is the new iPad app for students allows you to read any PDF document and create notes by highlighting text.  You can then modify these notes and add your own. This free app helps users summarize any text effortlessly so you won’t ever need to go back to the PDF document.  Each individual note […]

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Free Graphing Calculator for iPads

There are lots of ways to quickly solve math problems on your iPad (MyScript MathPad and MyScript Calculator) and here’s a great free option for middle and high school students.  With this app kids can graph equations, convert units and access a reference guide. Free Graphing Calculator will definitely come in handy inside and outside […]

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Summer Events, Courses and More!

Summer is almost here and there is a lot of great news to share! Take a minute to learn about some exciting events and special offers from Class Tech Tips: As promised, This Spring I launched my Udemy course: Using QR Codes in the Classroom: Differentiate and Energize Your Lessons! which you can join for 50% OFF […]

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Disney Magic Timer: Home & Classroom Use

Designed to help children develop healthy habits when brushing their teeth, Disney Magic Timer can be used in the classroom for a variety of purposes.  This free app could be linked to a unit on staying healthy by encouraging good hygiene and establishing routines. You might also find that this app is a useful tool […]

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Brainfeed Educational Videos: Easy Access on iPads

Videos are a powerful teaching tool for grabbing students’ attention and helping them visual abstract concepts.  Brainfeed has a fantastic app with tons of free content for streaming educational videos.  There are clips on the environment, the human body, and even geometry. A subscription lets users access the entire library, but this app has plenty […]

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Tiga Talk Speech Therapy iPad Games

If you’re a teacher working with special needs students or a parent of a child with language delays, Tiga Talk Speech Therapy Games is a great iPad app you’ll want to check out.  The purpose of the app is to encourage children to make different sounds as they play games.  This app was designed with […]

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Video Tutorials to Learn & Review: Virtual Nerd Mobile Math

Video tutorials are a great way for students to review and learn new concepts.  Whether you’re looking for a way to flip your classroom, kick off a lesson, or provide extra resources for students, Pearson’s Virtual Nerd Mobile Math has a library of videos to choose from. This app gives you the opportunity to search […]

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