How to Use Spark for End-of-Year Celebration Videos

The end of the school year is a special time full of reflections, memorable events, and plenty of to-do items to take care of before the year comes to a close. As a classroom teacher, this time of year was always full of things to check off my list while in the midst of celebrations. […]

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Quick Strategies for Virtual Walking Tours – Easy EdTech Podcast 013

In this episode I share a spotlight tools for easy access to virtual walking tours for students. You’ll hear about why you should consider bringing virtual walking tours to your classroom and how you can incorporate this resource into your everyday instruction in just a few steps! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: […]

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5 Ways to Use Sutori for Social Studies Lessons

Where does technology come into play in the social studies classroom? The team behind Sutori reached out to me this month to let me know about some significant changes to their EdTech tool. Over the past few years, Sutori has evolved from an interactive timeline tool to a more broad presentation web app that is […]

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Easily Create Class Lists This Year with Class Creator

Like so many ideas that have changed the way we think about EdTech in action, many stem from challenges faced by educators in the field. It’s great when teachers turn their ideas into solutions that other educators can use! So when the team at Class Creator reached out to me earlier this year, I was […]

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Making Creativity Easier Than Ever with Buncee Ideas Lab

Have you heard the news? Buncee recently launched a brand new feature to help promote creativity in your classroom, Buncee Ideas Lab. This new feature gives classrooms the tools they need to easily innovate learning in your school, by featuring a variety of tips, tutorials, and pre-made templates. Buncee’s blank creation canvas gives classrooms the […]

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Tips for Using Social Media to Tell Your School’s Story – Easy EdTech Podcast 012

In this episode I share ten tips for using social media to help you spread the word about the great work happening by students, teachers and families in your school community. Whether you’re just getting started with social media at the school level or a total pro, this episode has plenty for everyone. You’ll hear […]

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How to Add Music to Spark Video with Soundtrap

If you’ve ever watched a movie or television show and felt moved by the music, you know how powerful a soundtrack can be for a viewer. Whether it’s the opening song on Game of Thrones or the music in the credits of Forrest Gump, as consumers we often have an emotional connection to what’s playing […]

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Create Math Courses On Demand with Curriculum Engine

The team at Walch Mathematics has created a new curriculum platform to help educators customize math resources. Just launched this month, Curriculum Engine is a dynamic platform. It gives educators access to high-quality, standards-aligned courses for high school math. And with this resource, you can adjust the curriculum to meet the needs of your students. […]

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Strategies for Coaching Educators in the Digital World

What does it look like to make the most of EdTech tools in a digital world? And how can school leaders support the tech-rich work happening in classrooms? Coaching educators in the digital world presents unique opportunities and challenges. So when I heard about a new book on the topic, I was excited to learn […]

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Creating an Online Space for Any Book Club – Easy EdTech Podcast 011

In this episode I share tips for creating spaces for students (and teachers) to participate in a book club online. Book clubs are great for all ages and all subject areas and completely customizable. You’ll hear about strategies for setting expectations, creating online spaces, and skill building for digital citizenship! Subscribe to the podcast on […]

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