Unlimited Digital Signage for Your Entire School

What does messaging look like in your school building? If you are looking for a new way to share information this school year, digital signage is worth considering. In this blog post, we’ll look at ways unlimited digital signage can support your communication goals this year and a popular resource. There are lots of reasons […]

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Movies for Every Subject Area: Creating Active Learning Through Film

Film is a powerful medium for storytelling. If we’re anything alike, you’ve laughed, cried, and maybe even yelled out in surprise when watching a movie for the first (or one hundredth) time. How can you create active learning through film? Active learning experiences ask students to think deeply, discuss, and make connections as they watch […]

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Save Time Supporting Student Readers with BOOKR Class

How can you make reading a habit for children? Giving students access to engaging stories and carving out time for students to dive into text is one way. There is a great platform for student readers that helps teachers save time and give students access to engaging reading material. In today’s blog post, I’ll share a […]

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How Teachers Can Tap into Intellectual Curiosity

If you’ve spent time in a classroom with students of any age, you know that questions can pop up throughout lots of different conversations. But how can we help students, especially our youngest students, build a sense of wonder about the world around them? How can we help tap into intellectual curiosity as students explore […]

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How to Help Students Better Navigate Digital Spaces [EdTech Essentials Spotlight] – Easy EdTech Podcast 129

In this EdTech Essentials Spotlight, I’ll share tips on how to help students better navigate digital spaces that come straight from my new book. You’ll hear about the role of student consumers, the different types of media students come across in digital spaces, and favorite resources to help students build skills as navigators. Navigate Digital […]

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A Communication Hub for Schools with Family Engagement Tools

How do teachers, students, and families stay connected at your school? With so many different ways to share information, sometimes communication channels can feel all over the place, and critical updates can get lost in the shuffle. Earlier this year, the team behind Pronto reached out to me to share their communication hub for schools. […]

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The Importance of Supporting Students with Mobile Devices – Bonus Episode with Hello PLATO

In this episode, Rachel Fisher joins to discuss all things mobile EdTech and shares insights on what learning can look like when students can log in from anywhere. You’ll also hear some useful research and information on using mobile devices and how Hello PLATO can address the digital divide in education. Support Students Beyond School […]

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7 Ways to Turn Student Engagement into Student Agency

Student engagement is a term used in many different contexts. As educators, we want students to have interest and ownership in their learning. This month, I’m excited to host a webinar on the connection between student engagement and student agency. We’ll look at how to ensure that student learning experiences are meaningful and relevant for […]

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Useful Tips for Finding Podcasts to Enhance Content with Jeff Glade – Easy EdTech Podcast 128

In this episode, educator and podcast enthusiast Jeff Glade joins to discuss ways to use podcasts in the classroom and how this practice can open the world to students of all ages. You’ll also hear about a bunch of high-quality, student-friendly podcasts and activities you can try out right away. Listen to the podcast episode […]

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How to Make Writing Fun this School Year

If you work with student writers, you know that motivation is critical. Are your students motivated to write? Are they excited about sharing their ideas, writing stories, or conducting research and telling the world about what they’ve learned? To make writing fun this school year, the team at Pressto has created a platform to motivate […]

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