Standards Planner, an online teacher and district content organizer I shared earlier this year, is now partnering with Clever to bridge the gap between instruction and ease of use. With Clever’s Instant Login, districts and teachers can quickly jump into building and organizing their content with one click. …. If you are a district administrator looking to push the blended learning or flipped classroom model, you can easily get your teachers… Read Article →
Here’s a preview of my new post for Edutopia – click on the link below to read more! The start of a new year is a great time to think back and reflect about what really worked for you and what isn’t quite cutting it. When it comes to staying organized, there is no one-size-fits-all. It’s really all about finding the system that works for you, picking apps or tools… Read Article →
There is so much great information on the Internet for teachers looking to learn about educational technology, best practices and new ideas. I am a huge fan of Twitter and use it to connect with my personal learning network. It can be hard to keep up with all of the great articles shared by the people I follow so I use Pocket to stay organized. After downloading the app and… Read Article →
If you’re looking for a way to track conferences with your mobile device, check out Stream Reading. Designed for both iPhone and iPad users this app lets teachers easily manage reading reports and organize student data. You can record audio of a student reading using your device’s microphone and document what happened when you met with the student for a conference. Stream Reading helps users keep track of when they… Read Article →
Class Charts is a behavior tracking technology tool that makes it easy for teachers to collect data in their classroom. This tool can be used to create seating charts for a class that provides a visual overview of student needs. Class Charts gives teachers the ability to track and share data on student behavior to promote collaboration with colleagues. Class Charts will automatically create seating charts for students that can… Read Article →
A fantastic scheduling tool, LifeNoted merges your calendar, notes, and photo taking in one powerful app. Perfect for busy teachers and older students learning time management skills, LifeNoted gives you one place to record events and ideas. Users can search through all of their notes by keyword and manage multiple calendars from within the app. Not only does this app let you sync with iCalender but you can export a… Read Article →
Pinterest is such a fantastic resource for teachers! Find lesson ideas! Locate new apps! Keep favorite blog posts in one place! Have you used their app for the iPad and iPhone? It’s an easy way to keep all of your pins organized and find great ideas on the go! Follow my Pinterest page! This app is also available for Android devices.
If you update a class blog that contains information on each night’s homework try using Siri! By using this feature in combination with the WordPress iPhone app, simply “tell” Siri the homework and update your classroom blog with a quick tap on the screen. Want more tips for a one iPhone/iPad classroom? Register for my Udemy course!
I’m excited to share some great new updates from one of my favorite assessment tools, The Answer Pad! So much more than an app, The Answer Pad lets students with access to an Internet browser input answers for formative and summative assessments. Teachers can easily transform their existing assessments into paperless exams so test results can be saved in an organized fashion. The fantastic Go Interactive feature helps teachers gather… Read Article →
eFaqt is a new study app that helps students “hack studying” by using their time more efficiently. With this app students can make mind maps, and flashcards, and share notes online with classmates. Check out their online app for free, and enter to WIN a free eFaqt Pro account for a year by signing up to follow ClassTechTips.com (top right of the page) and commenting with your email below. *Enter to win… Read Article →