ClassDojo Principal Accounts for School Leaders 1

ClassDojo Principal Accounts for School Leaders

Over the past few years I’ve shared some of the reasons why I’m a big fan of ClassDojo.  This app is a powerful tool for building classroom communities and keeping parents engaged and informed.  The folks at ClassDojo have found a way to help school leaders build a stronger school community.  This new tool will give principals and other school leaders a view of student progress and the ability to… Read Article →

Create Rubrics Online with Quick Rubric Grading Tool 1

Create Rubrics Online with Quick Rubric Grading Tool

Quick Rubric is an online tool that lets users easily create rubrics.  Teachers can create a free account and design their own rubrics on the web.  Quick Rubric gives teachers a space to create, edit, copy, save, share, and print rubrics all from their web browser.  The straightforward interface lets teachers add columns and organize expectations as they design their assessment tool. This online tool for creating rubrics is completely free…. Read Article →

Coda Coding Game iPad Creation Tool for Students

Coda Coding Game: iPad Creation Tool for Students

Coda Game is a coding app for iPads that gives students the power to create their own games.  With this coding game, kids can build their own games with visual code blocks.  Students follow the steps and create their own game to play and share. The idea behind apps like Coda Game is how important it is to tech students foundational computer programming skills.  It doesn’t matter if students decide to… Read Article →

Edcite Free Digital Assignment Tool for Teachers 1

Edcite Free Digital Assignment Tool for Teachers

Edcite is a free website that allows teachers to find, create, or share interactive digital assignments and assessments. Edcite not only wants to give teachers autonomy and ownership over their content, but aims to make digital content engaging for students. Teachers can build their own assignments from the over 60 types of interactive questions (drag and drop, highlight text, label image) which Edcite offers. Edcite’s teacher-created content library has over 11,000 digital… Read Article →

Kindle Note-taking Solution from Clippings.io

Kindle Note-taking Solution from Clippings.io

Students and teachers using the Amazon Kindle are familiar with how easy it is to take notes as your reading.  The highlighting and note-taking feature on the Kindle is one of the reasons that so many readers have embraced digital text.  Clippings.io is a popular Kindle note-taking solution for students, educators, authors and casual readers looking to export and organize the notes they’ve taken while reading on a Kindle. With Clippings.io users have… Read Article →

Photos for Class: Kid-Friendly Image Search Engine

Photos for Class: Kid-Friendly Image Search Engine

If you’ve ever struggled leading students through a Google Image Search you’ll appreciate Photos for Class.  This kid-friendly image search engine brings age-appropriate images to your students’ fingertips. Photos for Class is a free search engine that helps students find Creative Commons licensed pictures.  Each picture includes an automatic citation when photos are downloaded. This kid-friendly image search engine includes pictures from Flickr, The Library of Congress, and the British Royal Archives…. Read Article →

Creative Thinking App WonderBox Promotes Curiosity 1

Creative Thinking App: WonderBox Promotes Curiosity

WonderBox is a fantastic creative thinking app that promotes curiosity while giving kids a space to create. Students can explore, make and share with this completely free app.  WonderBox is from Duck Duck Moose the folks behind one of my favorite apps, ChatterPix Kids.  This app lets students explore science, geography and sports topics giving kids access to thousands of videos, map, and content handpicked by teachers. With WonderBox kids… Read Article →

Fractions App for Elementary Motion Math on iPad & Android

Fractions App for Elementary: Motion Math on iPad & Android

Motion Math: Fractions! is a fantastic fractions app for elementary school students.  This engaging app asks students to tap on the screen to answer fraction problems. It includes multiple levels for students to work through as they master fraction concepts.  One thing that I love about this app is how fun it is to play.  The folks at Motion Math have created lots of fun games that keep students interested in engaged…. Read Article →

Create Storyboards & Graphic Organizers with Storyboard That

Create Storyboards & Graphic Organizers with Storyboard That

Students can create storyboards and graphic organizers on the web with Storyboard That. Storyboard That is a web-based application that turns students into creators.  This fantastic online tool includes tons of resources for students and teachers.  They can make their own storyboards and graphic organizers using thousands of characters, word bubbles, icons and symbols.  Giving students a space to create is an essential part of the learning process. With six different… Read Article →

Go Mobile with Spanish Language Learning: Level 3 Now Available!

Go Mobile with Spanish Language Learning: Level 3 Now Available!

Earlier this year I shared the Spanish language learning app ¡Así lo digo!  Level 3 of this engaging, easy-to-use app is now available.  It promotes proficiency and confidence through proper pronunciation, spelling and translation. ¡Así lo digo! offers a simple way to learn, practice, and review all of the vocabulary presented in ¡Así se dice! Users can choose to study vocabulary cards or challenge yourself with contextualized activities. Flashcards allow you to flip the card to learn the English… Read Article →