11 Last Minute, Tech-Friendly Teacher Gift Ideas

The countdown is on! If you’re looking for a last minute gift idea for a tech-friendly teacher here are eleven hand-picked options to explore. This list includes a range of choices from tools for teachers using tablets in their classroom to books from a favorite Corwin series. Do you have a favorite tech-friendly teacher gift idea missing from this […]

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Hour of Code Webinars for Teachers and Students from Nepris

The countdown is on! Are you ready for Hour of Code? Hour of Code is a special week dedicated to helping students understand the power of computer science. The folks at Nepris understand just how important this week is for schools across the world. They also understand how incorporating Hour of Code lessons into regular […]

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Best Technology for Schools Grant Program

Looking for a school grant program? As part of their work to support Internet safety in schools, Impero Software has released a new white paper on digital citizenship and launched a grant competition for school technology. The $2.5 million Best Technology for Schools grant program celebrates Impero’s 10 millionth student user. The grant lets schools apply for between $1,250 […]

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4 Ways to Create an Authentic Audience for Students

Over the past year, I’ve had the chance to talk to teachers across the country about the ways they are turning their students into creators. Digital tools make it easier than ever for our student creators to share their work with the world beyond the classroom. When I share how to use my favorite tools, […]

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10 Low-Cost, Techy Gift Ideas for Teachers

Since it is the season for giving thanks I wanted to give a cheat sheet with some low-cost options for gifting the techy educator in your life. In this list I’ve shared a handful of under $20 gifts for teachers who are super-users of technology. If you scroll to the bottom of the list you’ll […]

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NetRef’s Special Features Make Life Easier for Teachers

You might have heard me mention NetRef earlier this school year. A few months ago I had the chance to talk to the team at NetRef about their tool for Internet classroom management in schools. NetRef gives teachers the power to personalize Internet access for each student or their entire class. This means teachers can use NetRef to pick and choose which […]

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5 Special Features of Twine Learning Management System

Have you heard of Twine? Last week I had the chance to see a demo of Twine. This awesome Learning Management System (LMS) helps teachers keep track of student progress, gives parents a window into student learning, and is designed as a centralized platform for schools. 5 Ways Twine Stands Outs from other LMS and […]

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16 Free Apple Teacher Starter Guides

Earlier this school year I shared the new Apple Teacher program which gives teachers the power to earn badges and become an Apple Teacher (read the post). One of the best parts about this program are the Apple Teacher Starter Guides designed to help teachers learn about each Apple tool. They are full of information […]

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4 Reasons to Try FrontRow’s ezRoom Classroom AV Solution

Are you looking for a way to manage your classroom AV? The team at FrontRow has just launched ezRoom for schools. It’s a tool to help amplify teacher voice and multimedia in a classroom. It has all sorts of cool features like advanced connectivity for AV control, remote management, and integration with IP-based paging and bells. ezRoom is an “everything-but-the-display” AV solution that makes […]

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Education Podcast Spotlight: The Wired Educator Podcast with Kelly Croy

I’m a huge fan of podcasts and it’s become such a source of news and learning in my everyday life. There are some wonderful education podcasts available for teachers and I want to spotlight the Wired Educator Podcast with Kelly Croy. Earlier this year I had the chance to share my book Deeper Learning with QR Codes and Augmented Reality: […]

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