Monitor Student Progress with Kiddom Personalized Learning Platform

Back-to-school is here! Kiddom is a personalized learning platform. It helps teachers monitor student progress. Kiddom is a great tool for starting off the school year. I featured Kiddom on my site earlier this summer after watching a demo to get a feel for it in action (schedule a demo.) Kiddom is a free platform that uses data […]

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9 Ways to Get Every Student Tweeting… Even in Kindergarten!

Are you making learning experiences authentic for students? Twitter is a powerful tool for teachers. I’ve used it to connect with teachers around the world, discover new teaching strategies, and share my favorite resources. Earlier this year I shared the Evolving Educator Team’s 140 Twitter Tips for Teachers. It is a fantastic book for teachers looking to […]

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Fall Webinar Series from PresenceLearning: Results Matter – Closing the Achievement Gap

Webinars are a fantastic way to learn new content The folks at PresenceLearning are kicking off a new fall webinar series, Results Matter – Closing the Achievement Gap. The series’ first webinar, Results Driven Accountability: Where Were We? Where Are We? Where Do We Go Next? will be led by RDA expert Dr. Alan Coulter on Tuesday, September […]

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3 Ways Pythonroom Makes It Easy to Start a Coding Class

Have you decided to start a coding class this year? I’m really excited about Pythonroom. This online platform is perfect for teachers looking to teach a computer science to their students but not sure where to start. If you haven’t heard of Pythonroom, it’s the industry’s first totally autonomous coding education management system. It is the perfect […]

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5 Reasons to Use Game-Based Learning in Your Classroom

Earlier this year I shared QuoDeck an interactive learning content creator that promotes game-based learning. 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 all in one place. This content creator includes gamified decks, quizzes, flashcards, assessments, learning games, and […]

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6 3D Printing Lesson Plans from MakerBot’s Thingiverse

Have you thought about 3D printing with students? MakerBot’s Thingiverse also has STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) 3D printing lesson plans for educators across the world to use in their classrooms. MakerBot’s Learning Team has been curating and sharing some of the best lesson plans. They include step-by-step instructions, photos, 3D design files, […]

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TIME For Kids Classroom App for Interactive Current Events Articles

The TIME For Kids (TFK) Digital Edition is an engaging, web-based platform for teaching literacy, social studies and science with current events. This interactive resource is available on any device with an internet connection. It takes learning deeper through authentic, high-quality current events articles. This resource is written specifically for each grade level by a […]

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4 Tips for Choosing Your Back-to-School Apps: Quality vs. Quantity

You’ve been there. Open a new device and make a quick visit to the App Store. A simple search turns into download wheels spinning for lots of different apps. With thousands of free (and paid) back-to-school apps to choose from, it’s hard to know where to start. During conferences and school visits, I’ve given plenty […]

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Haiku Deck Classroom: Brand New for Teachers

Haiku Deck is a long-time favorite presentation tool. Anyone can create beautiful and engaging presentations quickly and easily on a web browser, iPad, and iPhone app. If you love this presentation tool too, you’ll be excited about their recent release. Now they have also come out with a new product just for educators called, Haiku Deck Classroom. Haiku […]

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5 Ways to Keep the Olympics Going All School Year

It’s over… or is it. The Olympics might have come to an end this summer but you can still bring the excitement from this global event into your classroom. This list doesn’t include Olympic lesson plans. Instead provides ideas for how to make connections to the summer games throughout the school year. I hope you’ll find a few […]

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