4D+ Augmented and Virtual Reality Bundles from Utopia 360

Earlier this summer I connected with the folks at Utopia 360 who told me about their new augmented reality and virtual reality education resources. I’m a big fan of AR and VR since there are so many meaningful ways to integrate this technology into the classroom. When connected to your curriculum goals, AR and VR can bring…

Read More

VECTARY a Free 3D Modeling Tool for Students

If you’re a regular reader of ClassTechTips.com you know how much I love 3D printing. It gives students the opportunity to solve problems, think critically, and move through a design process that requires feedback. VECTARY lets students bring their designs to life. It is a free 3D modeling tool used by…

Read More

Spark Page to Publish Google Docs: A Must-Try Combo!

This week I spoke at and event for New York educators about how to turn students into creators with Google Apps and Google-friendly tools. We discussed the power of giving students an audience for their work and strategies for supporting students during the process. Part of our session included tips for collaboration and planning on Google Docs before shifting our focus on how to take the work out of a closed ecosystem and…

Read More

TeacherKit Classroom Management Tool for Attendance, Reporting and More!

This summer I had the chance to connect with the TeacherKit team to learn more about their classroom management tool. I used this app when I was in the classroom and it’s exciting to see the new features! If you haven’t used TeacherKit before it’s a classroom management app available for iOS devices and has over one million users worldwide…

Read More

Free Webinar: Student Engagement Tips + Strategies for K-12 Readers

This September, I’m excited to lead a new webinar on student engagement on behalf of the folks at Big Universe. It’s titled Student Engagement: Tips + Strategies for K-12 Readers and will take place on Wednesday, September 13th from 2:00 to 3:00 PM ET. The start of a new school year provides a great opportunity to share new techniques and strategies for student engagement with…

Read More

4 Reasons to Check out Participate Collections

Over the past few years I’ve worked with the folks at Participate. I helped review apps and websites and create collections with favorite resources. The Collections tool from Participate is perfect for keeping track of documents, websites and apps. All the things you love to use when teaching a particular topic. I’ve also used Participate […]

Read More

Online Math Tutoring with Zeal Learning

Last year Zeal learning served over 40,000 students with their online math tutoring service. Zeal’s tutoring platform enables you to get live math tutoring for your students, grades K-8, on common core objectives, in your classroom. I connected with the folks at Zeal this summer and their approach is definitely unique – live math educators interacting with…

Read More

Rug-Ed Protective iPad Case for K-12 Classrooms

Are you looking for cases for your class set of iPads? The folks at Rug-Ed sent me one of their super strong tablet cases for my iPad mini and I’m excited to share it with you here. Their team had developed a protective iPad case designed to…

Read More

ClassTag Parent Communication Tool Helps You Reach Families

Last year I was introduce to ClassTag and had a chance to connect with their team. It’s been lots of fun hearing about the ways teachers are using this parent communication tool in their classroom. As you can see in the video below, it is a popular tool in classrooms across the country and I even featured them in my…

Read More

ClassPack by Easyblog for Student-Friendly ePortfolios

Are you looking for a way for students to capture their learning this school year? ClassPack by Easyblog lets students share text, photos, videos and more. Through snapshots and messages about their day, students can create ePortfolios that give them a space to celebrate their learning. It’s quick and easy and thanks to the…

Read More