Summer Amazon Teacher Favorites

Whether you’ve packed up your classroom or still have a few more weeks of school left, summer is in sight! As May comes to an end this week, I wanted to share a few summer Amazon picks with you. I compiled a list of items that are perfect for your own summer professional learning, some […]

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eSafety Solution for Schools and Districts

Earlier this spring the team behind NetSupport DNA reached out to share some of the eSafety solutions they offer schools. Their goal is to provide schools and districts with resources that protect students online and proactively alert staff about issues that may arise during the school year. With a focus on at-risk students, their tool […]

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Smart Similarity Detection Software for Students and Teachers

Have you used smart similarity detection software at your school? With the power of artificial intelligence, online tools can check for plagiarism. Students, teachers, and school administrators can all jump into similarity detection software. Smart Similarity Detection Software The team behind PlagiarismCheck.org reached out to me earlier this year to share their smart similarity detection […]

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Student-Friendly Podcasts for Classrooms and Families – Easy EdTech Podcast 015

In this episode I share a handful of my favorite student-friendly podcasts for classroom use and to recommend to families. You’ll hear how to access these podcasts, reasons why I love each one, and where to go to easily bring them into classrooms or share links with your school community! Subscribe to the podcast on […]

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Quick Classroom Activity for Making Math Memes with Spark Post

A few times a day I chuckle at a text message or social media post with a meme. Maybe it’s a Game of Thrones reference sent by a friend or a corny joke sent by a family member. Either way, a meme requires a certain level of topical knowledge and a big dose of creativity […]

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Coding in the Classroom with Avokiddo Apps for Kids

I love the Hour of Code and how students across the world celebrate coding at the end of each calendar year. Regular readers know that I love to spotlight seasonal topics, but I sometimes worry that isolating terrific resources to a month or a week makes it seem like they don’t have a regular place […]

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Change the Narrative with Educator Stories

Podcasts are a powerful medium for consumers and creators. This year it’s been exciting to see so many educators enter the podcasting space. Regular followers of the blog know that I launched my podcast earlier this year. So you can imagine that I get pretty excited to talk about podcasts with my educator friends! Fellow […]

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Must-Have Tech Tools for Instructional Coaches – Easy EdTech Podcast 014

In this episode I share EdTech tools every instructional coach should know about and how they can change your everyday practice. You’ll hear about these favorites and a book recommendation for coaches, so you can build your EdTech tool belt and this school year! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: iTunes/Podcast App Google […]

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Teacher Appreciation Giveaway from ClassTag

There is still time to join in a special Teacher Appreciation giveaway from my friends at ClassTag. They are collecting “make it happen” moments that celebrate teaching and learning in action. I’ve created three videos to spotlight special moments that I’ve shared here in this blog post — I can’t wait for you to check […]

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The Next Generation of School Communication

Family engagement and clear school communication are essential throughout the school year. How do you stay connected with your entire school community? Education technology tools can help all members of a school and district share information. As you reflect on the ways you’ve established clear channels of communication in the past and think forward to […]

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