Speed Reading Academy for iPads

Speed Reading Academy is a fun, educational app that helps young readers build their fluency and stamina.  This interactive app is designed to help students increase their reading speed while playing along with the game.  Speed Reading Academy works in English, Spanish, Italian and Romanian. While students make their way through each activity they will see simple […]

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Write About: Web-Based Writing Platform for Teachers and Students

Write About is a digital writing platform for classrooms with the mission of making writing fun and sharing easy. If you are looking to provide students with an authentic audience for their writing in a safe community, Write About is sure to keep children engaged. Writing Platform Created by educators, Write About includes thousands of visual Ideas to spark every […]

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Online Math Homework: Problem Solving with SOLVY

SOLVY is a totally free online math homework platform for students, teachers and schools.  With SOLVY students can access math problems that have been handpicked by their teachers.  Teachers can assign exercises for students based on their interest and needs. They’ll receive notifications when students require extra support based on their homework performance. Online Math Homework […]

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Classloom Parent Portal: Free Parent Communication Application

Classloom is a free social communication platform for teachers and parents.  With Classloom, a teacher or class parent can open a group and invite parents by email.  The group can be used to share school events, homework assignments, exam schedule, announcements, photos and documents with members.  All groups are closed and group members are the only ones who can access content. Free […]

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Sparky’s Brain Busters App: Lesson Plan, Resources & Videos

I’ve shared some of the great resources from the National Fire Protection Association and you’ll want to check out some of their new, totally free learning tools for students.  The brand new Sparky’s Brain Busters app is available on iTunes for iOS devices and Amazon for Android.  Learning about fire prevention is so important.  This colorful, animated app presents […]

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Teachwise Inspire: Teacher-Reviewed Lesson Plans & PD Resources

Teachwise Inspire is an online tool for educators that provides easy, affordable access to classroom resources and professional development on-demand. For a low monthly cost, members can access tens of thousands of teacher-reviewed, teacher-approved K-12 content that is aligned to the Common Core Standards and connected to curriculum goals. There are also professional development videos […]

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PledgeCents $200 Flash Funding Opportunity for Teachers

This summer I shared PledgeCents, a website schools and teachers can use to raise money for a cause.  With PledgeCents teachers keep whatever money they raise and have the flexibility to raise for any need.  Their site makes it easy and straightforward to sign up and submit your cause. Funding Opportunity for Teachers Starting this week, PledgeCents has a new […]

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Citation Generator from Academic Help

Academic Help is a website for students and teachers that is full of helpful resources.  They have writing guides and samples for different writing types, and host webinars on a variety of topics related to English Language Arts.  It’s a great resource for teachers looking for exemplar pieces of writing, and students looking for support […]

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Things to Learn – Study Tools for iOS

Things to Learn was first created to help students with little or no keyboard skills study for Spelling Bees on their own.  This app lets children listen to the words to spell and write the answer on their iPad using handwriting or the keyboard. Families and teachers can participate in the process by creating the tests, recording voice for the pronunciation […]

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Get Parents Involved in Your Classroom with SimplyCircle

Earlier this summer I wrote about SimplyCircle, a free, safe and simple way to communicate with parents. Now they have apps for iOS and Android that are perfect for quick, on-the-go communication. Get Parents Involved Sending photos.  Families love seeing their kids’ photos and artwork. With SimplyCircle’s app, teachers can share photos from field trips or classroom activities […]

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