19 Tips, Tricks and Apps for Classroom Management

Classroom management apps can be a great time saver and help you better organize your classroom, teaching work, and be a better teacher. If anyone tells you that an iPad is just for playing Angry Birds, this list of teacher tools and classroom management apps is sure to change their mind. Check out these tips, […]

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Track Conferences with Stream Reading on iOS

If you’re looking for a way to track conferences with your mobile device, check out Stream Reading.  Designed for both iPhone and iPad users this app  lets teachers easily manage reading reports and organize student data.  You can record audio of a student reading using your device’s microphone and  document what happened when you met […]

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11 Free Assessment Tools for iPads

The iPad has a great assessment tools for accessing and creating content with lots of fantastic apps to choose from. Teachers can also use this device to collect and organize student work.  Here are a few ways you can turn your iPad into an assessment tool: 11 Free Assessment Tools for iPads Assessment Spotlight: The […]

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13 Gotta-Have iPad Presentation Tools

This list includes some of my favorite ways to use the iPad for student (and teacher) presentations.  Whether you decide to have students make their own Tellagamis or try using SlideShare for PowerPoint inspiration, these 13 tips will change the way you see iPads as a way to create and give presentations in your classroom. […]

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Weird But True App from National Geographic

Whether you’re looking to give students inspiration for a science project or simply hooking kids in the beginning of a lesson, add Weird But True to your routine!  This is another wonderful app from National Geographic (National Parks, Marine Missions). It’s a great way to start off class each day — try sharing a weird […]

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Class Charts to Track Behavior

Class Charts is a behavior tracking technology tool that makes it easy for teachers to collect data in their classroom.  This tool can be used to create seating charts for a class that provides a visual overview of student needs.  Class Charts gives teachers the ability to track and share data on student behavior to […]

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Book Writer for Easy Publishing: iPad Tool for Students

  Students and teachers creating eBooks should check out Book Writer.  The ease and simplicity of the intuitive interface makes this app a truly powerful tool.  Children can use Book Writer to publish stories that can be shared with their families and added to an ePortfolio.  Teachers can create books that document school trips or […]

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25 MORE Ways to Become a Tech-Savvy Teacher

It’s here! Check out my brand new collection of blog posts: 25 MORE Ways to Become a Tech-Savvy Teacher This interactive iBook is available to download for FREE from the iBookstore.

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MOMA Art Lab iPad App: Famous Art & Student Activities

Let your students show off their creativity with this fantastic free app from MOMA. Have kids extend a reading activity with this art app or make designs with geometric shapes. Kids can read about famous works of art before creating their own. Visit the Apple App Store to check it out!

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Smithsonian Channel for Tablets: Educational Clips for Teachers

I’ve shared some of my favorite educational programing for iPads and Smithsonian Channel is another worth checking out. Easy to navigate with a large variety of content, this free app has something for everyone.  Hook students during a science or social studies lesson or help them build prior knowledge before exploring a new book. This […]

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