6 EdTech Spotlights from Channel One News

For the past few years I’ve been a regular contributor to Channel One News. You may be familiar with their news programming designed for students. They reach kids in schools across the country with interesting, engaging and relevant news stories. I’ve had the chance to share some of my favorite edtech tools on Channel One […]

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iPad Cases: Bluetooth and Backlight ClamCases from Incipio

Earlier this summer I had the opportunity to visit Austin for iPadpalooza. It was a fantastic event with so much learning and sharing. If you have the chance to visit Texas next year I highly recommend adding it to your calendar. During the event I met a few of the folks behind ClamCases. The team at […]

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9 Reading Response Apps and Websites

A reading response provides teachers with lots of information on student understanding and sets a purpose for reading. It helps students make connections to what they’ve already read or experiences in their own life. There are a variety of technology tools that gives students creative ways to respond to their reading. If you’ve visited ClassTechTips.com […]

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4 Stats Apps for Sports Lovers

Looking for real-life data to bring into your math classroom? Sports data is easily accessible thanks to searchable websites and simple to navigate mobile apps. You can bring sports statistics into your classroom with a handful of different stats apps. These apps have been created by a variety of sports organizations and are perfect for making […]

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Lemon Lumberjack’s Letter Mill: Reading & Spelling App

Do you want to support your students as they’re learning their letter sounds and basic reading skills? Then you’ll want to check out Lemon Lumberjack’s Letter Mill a reading and spelling app for students. Designed for students ages five to eight, Lemon Lumberjack’s Letter Mill asks students to play a range of games. They’ll have to collect all […]

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5 Ways to Use Adobe Spark to Share School Stories

Telling your school’s story is a must for educators in any learning environment. You have the opportunity to share all of the wonderful things happening in your classroom, school and district. Technology tools make it easier than ever to tell your school’s stories. Last May I shared the fantastic creation tool Adobe Spark. I’m a huge fan of […]

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4 New Features from Quizalize: Quiz Creator for Classrooms

Last year I shared Quizalize, a classroom quiz creator. It’s a great online tool that lets teachers turn quick classroom quizzes into exciting multi-player games. My original post was super popular so I’m excited to share a few Quizalize updates for teachers using this quiz creator with their students. Import Quizlet creations to Quizalize Transfer onto Quizalize […]

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QuoDeck Interactive Learning Content Creator

Designing content for mobile learning is a challenge facing teachers in hybrid, blended and online learning environments. QuoDeck is a learning tool that lets teachers create and host content with a few simple steps. Users are able to create interactive learning content in one place. This content creator includes gamified decks, quizzes, flashcards, assessments, learning […]

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5 Nearpod Tips and Tricks for this School Year

There are so many reasons I love the interactive tool Nearpod. As a classroom teacher in a one-to-one iPad classroom I used Nearpod to create interactive presentations for fifth graders. As a professional development facilitator Nearpod is still one of my favorite technology tools. It provides real time information on how well students understand a lesson […]

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Can PD Be Virtual? Professional Development Technology and Trends

As an edtech and curriculum consultant, I spend a lot of time visiting schools across the country. Presenting to a group of teachers, leading grade-level team meetings, conducting observations, and teaching demonstration lessons are all part of my job description. Being on the ground, in the building, and in front of teachers are important components […]

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