3 Ways Pythonroom Makes It Easy to Start a Coding Class

Have you decided to start a coding class this year? I’m really excited about Pythonroom. This online platform is perfect for teachers looking to teach a computer science to their students but not sure where to get started. If you haven’t heard of Pythonroom, it’s the industry’s first totally autonomous coding education management system. It is the […]

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5 Reasons to Use Game-Based Learning in Your Classroom

Earlier this year I shared QuoDeck an interactive learning content creator that promotes game-based learning. QuoDeck is a learning tool that lets teachers create and host content with a few simple steps. Users are able to create interactive learning content all in one place. This content creator includes gamified decks, quizzes, flashcards, assessments, learning games, and […]

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Creating App Lists for Families

Back-to-school is a popular time to share resource lists with families. As educators, we know that dialogue with parents might start at events early in the school year, but it definitely doesn’t stop there. As a classroom teacher using iPads one-to-one with students, I often heard the following question from parents: “What type of apps […]

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7 Ways Pythonroom Makes Starting A Coding Class Easy

Thinking about starting a coding class? Not sure if you know enough about computer science to host your own coding class? The folks at Pythonroom have created a fantastic online platform for teachers who want to bring coding into the classroom but… don’t know how to code. Hiring a computer science teacher or training teachers on computer […]

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6 Reasons to Use Custom Logo Cases in Schools

Earlier this year I shared Custom Logo Cases which lets schools design their own cases for tablets. This company lets schools and districts use their school colors and logos to make custom iPad cases and tablet cases. There are lots of reasons why having a customized tablet case is something your school may want to consider. […]

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mysimpleshow: Create your own explainer video for free!

Easy and free tools can transform teaching and learning in your classroom – that’s why I’m super excited about mysimpleshow. This new video tool is web-based and teachers and students can use it to make their own animated explainer video. It’s perfect for creating explainer videos that show students how to complete a task, or […]

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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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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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Corsizio: Registrations, Online Payments, and Feedback for Your Classes and Courses

Corsizio is an online registration and payment platform that makes it simple for teachers to manage an unlimited number of registrations and events (and collect feedback). With this tool students and families can easily register for special events through secure registration forms and provide feedback. It enables you to customize the registration forms and payment options when setting up special […]

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Increase Parental Engagement with Bloomz Mobile & Web App

Are you looking to save time as you increase parental engagement in your classroom? Bloomz is a fantastic mobile and web app that connects teachers with parents. With this tool teachers can communication and coordinate with families – essential for building community at your school. If you’re making parental engagement a priority this year, you’ll want to check […]

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