Harness the Power of Goal Setting + Reflection with Sown To Grow

How can you empower students to become growth-oriented, self-driven learners?  The team at Sown To Grow has found that the practice of goal setting, self-tracking, and reflection helps students discover their best learning strategies and enhance their academic outcomes.  They’ve made several improvements to the platform since my review last summer. They also received powerful […]

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Tasks Before Apps Summer Book Club

This summer I’m super excited to host a summer book club all about Tasks Before Apps: Designing Rigorous Learning for a Tech-Rich Classroom, my book from ASCD. Although I’ve talked to some educators who are hosting a Tasks Before Apps book clubs at their school, I wanted to make sure you had the opportunity to join […]

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Taming the Wild Text Summer Book Club

Ready to explore the five habits of today’s readers? Are you committed to finding a balance between traditional and print reading materials? This summer Pam Allyn and I are hosting a summer book club for teachers who are ready to tame the wild text! We’re very excited to invite you to participate in a special […]

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Book Creator Webinar Series for Summer

Well, it has finally warmed up here in the northeast and I’m excited to continue a summer tradition with the folks at Book Creator. From May through August of this year, I’m hosting 10 (that’s right – ten!) Book Creator webinars all about this open-ended creation tool. In this post, you’ll find registration links for […]

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Online Video Lessons and Virtual Classroom from Study.com

Are you looking for online video lessons for your students? The team at Study.com has created an online platform and virtual classroom to share thousands of resources with students. With Study.com students can access quality videos and assessments with each lesson. Tteachers can keep resources organized and ready for differentiation. Virtual Classroom Study.com has a […]

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Legends of Learning Science Games for Kids

What does gaming have to do with test prep? The team at Legends of Learning have created a set of online resources for students and teachers. With hundreds of science games for kids in elementary and middle school, their website has standards-based science games and assessments for the science classroom. Legends of Learning was designed […]

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Online Course: Tech Tools to Give Even the Quietest Kids a Voice

Students have a wide variety of needs. Sometimes these aren’t identified by a baseline test, mid-term assessment, or end of the unit exam. How can educators support students who need something a little bit different than their peers? Which students in your class are quieter than their classmates? Are there tech tools for introverts? I’m […]

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Video Tutorials for College Students from Clutch Prep

I love multimedia resources that provide engaging, informative content for students. Earlier this month the team at Clutch Prep reached out to share their platform. It is full of video tutorials for college students. In addition to these video study resources, Clutch Prep also includes review material for different college-level topics making it useful for […]

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Adobe Spark Activities for Elementary Students

Creation in the classroom is essential at every age. All students have stories to tell about their learning. I’m so excited that the Adobe Spark creation tools are now available for students under 13 years old. From math and science to reading and writing activities, there are lots of ways for students to create a […]

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Evaluate Effectiveness of EdTech Investments with NetRef

How can you tell if your EdTech investments are truly paying off? NetRef now provides real-time data for school leaders. It can help them evaluate effectiveness of EdTech investments and gauge return on investment on EdTech tools. If you haven’t heard of NetRef before, classroom teachers and schools use this tool to personalize Internet access […]

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