Qball Throwable Wireless Microphone for Classrooms

Have you heard of the Qball? I had the chance to try out an early version of the Qball a few years ago and it’s exciting to see how far this teaching and learning tool has come in such a short amount of time. The Qball was designed to support learners of all ages while addressing needs of…

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9 Back-To-School Ideas for Adobe Spark in the Classroom

Have you tried out the awesome Adobe Spark tools? I love apps and websites that empower students as creators and I’ve shared lots of ideas on my site for how to turn students into movie-makers, website creators and designers using these totally free tools. One of my favorite phrases to use is tasks before apps […]

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Sown To Grow: Student Goal Setting + Reflection Platform

The folks at Sown To Grow reached out the me this summer to share their new student goal setting and reflection platform. I love the idea of giving students a space to take ownership and reflect on their learning. With Sown To Grow students set learning goals, track their own progress, and write reflections on the strategies that work best for them. Teachers can…

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StudySync New Podcast Series + Unit Creator Tool for Teachers

The folks at StudySync have just released two new tools worth exploring. The new Unit Creator tool lets teachers create their own unique, specialized units from scratch. They’ve also launched a new podcast feature designed to explore students’ views on 21st century learning and help…

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KudosWall Online Portfolio for K-12 Students

KudosWall is an online portfolio designed for K-12 students, their parents, and educators to help users keep their accomplishments in one place. Their team designed KudosWall to make it easy to store pictures, videos, presentations, and documents throughout the school year. From certificates and posters…

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Quizalize + Zzish Dashboards for Real-Time Class Data

Last year I shared some of the new features from the folks at Quizalize. If you haven’t used Quizalize before, it’s an online tool that lets teachers turn quick classroom quizzes into multi-player games. The Zzish Dashboards from Quizalize give teachers tools to analyze student performance and receive class data in real-time…

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New Webinar: Rules, Roles + Responsibilities for EdTech Integration

This month I’m hosting a special webinar for the folks at NetRef, “Rules, Roles + Responsibilities for EdTech Integration.” This webinar takes place on Tuesday, July 25th at 3PM ET and will provide a handful of actionable tips for EdTech integration. It’s totally free and you can register here…

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EdTech Reboot: A New Course from Monica Burns + Participate

I am so excited to announce a special new partnership with Participate! A few of you may have already heard the buzz… I’m launching a new course on the Participate course platform designed to help educators searching for actionable strategies and new ideas on how to thoughtfully integrate technology into classroom instruction. So, I’ve partnered […]

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ClassHub to Share Student Screens + Push Content to Students

Whew! The ISTE Conference in San Antonio this year was an absolute whirlwind! One of the highlights from my week in Texas was spending time with the awesome Squirrels team and fellow Alpha Squirrels. It was so much fun talking to fellow educators during my time in their booth and hearing lots of different classroom […]

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Giving Eyes to the Exit Slip: Spark Post Formative Assessment Strategies

This week I had the chance to share one of my favorite tips for teachers at the ISTE conference in San Antonio. Although one of my sessions was dedicated to introducing all three of the Adobe Spark tools, in my formative assessment sessions I highlighted Spark Post and special formative assessment strategies. We’re so used […]

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