5 Apps for Student Sports Lovers with Curriculum Connections

Looking for student sports apps? Discovering the interests of your students is one of the most important tasks of teachers. If you know what students are excited about, it’s much easier to figure out how to turn a lesson into an engaging learning activity. Students who love sports follow stories of favorite athletes, know their teams’ […]

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Tiggly Chef Subtraction Game for Elementary Math Practice

So cool! You’ve probably seen one of my posts in the past about the awesome games from Tiggly. Well they have a new learning game designed for elementary school students called Tiggly Chef Subtraction. This subtraction game is recommended for kids ages 5 and up and lets them practice subtraction math concepts while experimenting in Tiggly Chef’s secret kitchen […]

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5 Ways to Keep the Olympics Going All School Year

It’s over… or is it. The Olympics might have come to an end this summer but you can still bring the excitement from this global event into your classroom. This list doesn’t include Olympic lesson plans but instead provides ideas for how to make connections to the summer games throughout the school year. I hope you’ll find a […]

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Scan and Learn with the Socratic Homework App

 You know that I’m crazy about #ScannableTech and here is a fantastic example of it in action. The folks at Socratic.org have just released a new homework app that makes it easier to for kids to get the help they need. With Socratic’s app, students snap a photo of questions on their homework assignments… and Socratic automatically gives links […]

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EdTech Book Spotlight: Innovate with iPad

I’m so excited to share the brand new book from fellow Apple Distinguished Educators Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen. Karen was kind enough to share a copy of Innovate with iPad with me this summer. As a former one-to-one iPad teacher I know how it feels to open a cart of iPads and wonder what to do […]

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Bumblebee Bump Addition & Multiplication Apps for iOS

Looking for a new way to practice math facts? Bumblebee Bump Addition and Multiplication Apps are designed for elementary school students. The goal of each app is to help students master their math facts through a simple and engaging game. The Bumblebee Bump apps are easy to use and support students as they practice multiplication and […]

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Walkabouts: Integrate Movement in Math, Language and Literacy

How active are your students during the school day? Walkabouts are simple-to-use, cost-effective online lessons that integrate movement into subjects like math, language and literacy. With Walkabouts by ActivEd, preK through 2nd grade students learn while moving. This online platform includes standards-based math and English Language Arts lessons. The Walkabouts active learning platform lets teachers… Go beyond brain […]

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5 Ways to Use Scannable Tech in the Math Classroom

Scannable technology can totally alter the way that you think about teaching and learning in the math classroom. This powerful free and low-cost technology can support students inside and outside the classroom and change the way you think about interacting with content. QR codes and augmented reality are scannable technology tools that are perfect for […]

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Yash Math Adventure Elementary Math App

If your elementary students need extra help with math facts or love solving math puzzles you have to check out Yash Math Adventure! This elementary math app takes students on an adventure as they solve math problems. This app is designed for students in elementary school and aligns to the Common Core Math Standards for first, second and […]

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Adaptive, Interactive, Virtual World Fraction Game from Cignition

Mastery of fraction concepts is essential for student success in middle and high school math. The team at Cignition has developed online virtual world games to help students in fifth and sixth grade master fraction concepts. As part of Fog Stone Isle, each student is given a unique virtual world where they have choice and creative […]

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