simpleshow Video Maker & MS Teams App

This post is in partnership with simpleshow. All opinions are my own.   Are you looking for a simple video maker for your students? If you are using Microsoft Teams, you’ll definitely want to explore simpleshow and their new integration for the MS Teams app! Regular readers of the blog might remember that I’ve featured simpleshow […]

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How to Send Assignments to Students to Support Math Learning

This post is in partnership with MIND Research Institute. All opinions are my own.  What does math instruction look like in your blended or distance learning classroom? As you work to meet your students’ needs both in a traditional, face-to-face classroom and during a remote learning initiative, there are ways to personalize this math learning […]

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How to Elevate Young Leaders with Read to Lead

This post is in partnership with Read to Lead. All opinions are my own.  To say that this year has been a challenge is simply an understatement. Teachers around the world have been working so hard to make sure all students have meaningful learning opportunities. This fall, I’ve had several conversations with educators about what […]

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Tips for Creating Podcasts with Students with Michele Haiken — Easy EdTech Podcast 089

In this episode, Dr. Michele Haiken shares strategies for creating podcasts with your students. Podcasting is a great way to get kids talking about a topic, sharing what they’ve learned, and working together with a common goal. You’ll hear tips for getting started and ideas for taking podcasting to the next level in your classroom. […]

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3 High-Quality Resources for Elementary Reading Classrooms

This post is in partnership with Capstone Pub. Finding high-quality resources for elementary reading classrooms can be a challenge. This is especially true when we bring nonfiction text into the equation. When searching for elementary-friendly resources, we want to make sure they are high-interest and appropriate for young readers. What I love about the resources […]

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9 Educational, Practical & Fun Gifts for Teachers

This post contains affiliate links. I may receive compensation if you click on one of the links of gifts for teachers. The past few years I’ve put together a list of favorite gift ideas during this time of year. This fall and winter is so much different than in the past, but I wanted to […]

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A 200 Word Challenge for Student Writers

I’ve had the pleasure of working with this company. All opinions are my own.   Have you tried a writing challenge with your students?  I was so excited to have an opportunity to participate in a special word challenge with my friends at Adobe Education. It’s called a “200 Word Challenge” and it’s the perfect format […]

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Cloud-Based Digital Learning Suite from Impero

This post is in partnership with Impero. All opinions are my own.   How can you make the most of the digital spaces you and your students use every day? Having tools that help students and teachers work safely and productively is important. So I was excited when the team at Impero reached out to me […]

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Inspire Students to Solve Sustainability Problems

This post is in partnership with Discovery Education. All opinions are my own.   Do you incorporate sustainability into your work with students? If you’ve attended an event with me before, you might have heard me share the story of the worms. As a classroom teacher, I had both an iPad cart and a compost bin […]

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How to Increase Participation During Asynchronous Instruction (Part 2) — Easy EdTech Podcast 088

In this episode, I’ll share participation strategies to try out when students are working on their own, or through self-paced activities during asynchronous instruction. You’ll hear six strategies and a half-dozen EdTech tools to help you put these ideas into action. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Play […]

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