Category Archives: Math

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History of the Olympics: Assignments from Edcite

It’s time for Round 2 of the Edcite Olympic Games series! In this round, they have shared some truly engaging formative assessments about the history of the Olympics. In case you’re not familiar with Edcite, it is a free platform that offers an extensive library full of teacher-created assignments. The assignments use technology-enhanced question types, videos, audio, and more. Try one of these formative assessments today and look for more… Read Article →

Printables and PDFs on the Web for Reading, Math & More 1

Printables and PDFs on the Web for Reading, Math & More

I know how challenging it can be to find the perfect resource to support students as they build English Language Arts and math skills. You might be looking for a practice activity for your whole class, a small group, or just a select number of students who need extra help or enrichment. The folks at Super Teacher Worksheets have over 10,000 printables on the site. It’s more than just worksheets on Super Teacher. You’ll find… Read Article →

Front Row: Personalized Math + ELA Practice 1

Front Row: Personalized Math + ELA Practice

  Front Row is a free, all-in-one program for math and reading comprehension that ensures every student receives high-quality, individualized practice. By addressing student weaknesses and building off strengths, Front Row is designed to increase confidence and promote growth in all students, regardless of their ability level. Teachers can assign a specific standard for students to practice, or students can do adaptive practice that is tailored to their skill level. Front… Read Article →

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SMART Board Notebook Lessons from Modern Chalkboard

Modern Chalkboard is a great resource for teachers looking for SMART Board Notebook lessons. With content for Kindergarten through fifth grade Modern Chalkboard has math lessons on a range of topics. Teachers can find lessons on topics like area, perimeter, addition, multiplication, fractions, and more. In addition to math lessons, Modern Chalkboard also gives teachers access to science content. There are lessons on the solar system and human body as… Read Article →

Women of the Summer Olympics Assignments from Edcite

Women of the Summer Olympics: Assignments from Edcite

If you’re looking for engaging standards-based formative assessments, check out Edcite, a popular platform I’ve featured before. Edcite offers an extensive library full of teacher-created assignments. Now, just in time for Women’s History Month and the upcoming Summer Olympic Games, the folks at Edcite have shared formative assessments from their library that are focused on female Olympians. With technology-enhanced questions and multimedia, your students are sure to be engaged while doing… Read Article →

myBlee Math iPad App is FREE for ClassTechTips.com Readers! 1

myBlee Math iPad App is FREE for ClassTechTips.com Readers!

myBlee Math is an engaging, iPad app for elementary students that gives kids access to over a 1,000 lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards. It creates a personalized curriculum to help students address areas in math where they need extra practice. Parents and teachers can access information on student progress and kids can receive extra help from within the app. The folks at myBlee Math have a special offer… Read Article →

7 Apps from the Math Learning Center

7 Apps from the Math Learning Center

The Math Learning Center has a handful of terrific apps for math students. Their virtual manipulatives let students move pieces around the screen and even annotate to demonstrate understanding. Most of their apps are available for iPads, Android tablets and web browsers – making them a favorite choice for teachers in BYOD or mixed-device classrooms! And did I mention they are totally free…?! Math Vocabulary Cards: sets of vocab cards for K-2… Read Article →

Match, Sort & Classify Shapes with Shape Gurus App 1

Match, Sort & Classify Shapes with Shape Gurus App

Learning how to match, sort and classify shapes is an essential math skill. With Shape Gurus students can access a collection of shape puzzles. This app is designed for preschoolers and has a colorful, intuitive user interface. Students will move through an interactive story as they practice basic math skills. Shape Gurus is simple for kids to play independently and available in 12 languages. Kids can interact with over 20 puzzles… Read Article →

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My New Book! Deeper Learning with QR Codes and Augmented Reality Now Available

I’m beyond excited to share with you my new book for Corwin Publishing, Deeper Learning with QR Codes and Augmented Reality: A Scannable Solution for Your Classroom! It’s a resource for educators looking to thoughtfully and purposefully integrate scannable technology into their learning environment. There are tales from my one-to-one classroom and stories contributed by amazing educators from around the world. Deeper Learning includes my ACES Framework for scannable technology integration,… Read Article →

Counting App CarTally to Compare & Sort 1

Counting App CarTally to Compare & Sort

CarTally is a counting app that introduces students to comparing and sorting. With this app students can access four levels as they explore counting and categorizing.  Designed for kids ages 4-8, CarTally asks students to sort different colors and count tally marks on the screen. In the CarTally counting app students move through the country, to a bridge, into a small town and city.  The tasks presented to students increases as they… Read Article →