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 for a new funding opportunity. Funding Opportunity for Teachers Starting this […]

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Citation Generator from Academic Help

Academic Help is a website for students and teachers that is full of helpful resources including a citation generator.  They have writing guides and samples for different writing types. They also 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. […]

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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. Specifically to study for Spelling Bees on their own.  This study tools app lets children listen to the words. Then they spell and write the answer on their iPad using handwriting or the keyboard. Families and teachers can participate in the process too. This happens by […]

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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. It’s a great tool to get parents involved this school year. Get Parents Involved Sending photos.  Families love seeing their kids’ photos and artwork. With SimplyCircle’s […]

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Frolyc’s New Browser-Based App for Chromebooks, Macs and PCs!

Frolyc is a terrific platform for K-12 teachers and students and an app for Chromebooks.  It lets users easily design interactive activities without the need to understand coding. In addition to their iPad app for students, Frolyc has now launched a browser-based app for students to interact with on Chromebooks, Macs and PCs. Browser-Based App for […]

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Publish Student Work with Scribblitt: Online to Hardcover Books

Digital storytelling is a topic that I’m passionate about and there are fantastic tools to get students writing on mobile devices.  Scribblitt provides tools to young authors like Story Starters to get the creative juices flowing and a Planning Tool to help with the writing process.  Kids can access a unique Illustration Tool to create professional images. There […]

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Questbase Online Tool to Deliver Assessment to Students

QuestBase is an assessment tool that lets teachers create online quizzes, tests and exams. Teachers can deliver assessment to students. There options include the ability to do a bunch of different things. You can also add your own questions and import them from external files. Users have the power to set options (for example, randomization, time limits, grading, etc.) […]

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Engaging Augmented Reality Magazine Brainspace: Scan the Cover!

Augmented reality can transform your classroom.  Brainspace is an educational print Augmented Reality Magazine that is interactive with iPads, iPhones, Android Tablets and Android smartphones. The pages come to life with extra content for 8-14 year old students. This happens as soon as they scan with the augmented reality app Blippar.  It’s a great feature that will engage readers in […]

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Easy Annotate: Simple & Dynamic Annotation App

Easy Annotate is a fantastic annotation app for iPads that gives teachers and students a simple and dynamic way to interact with documents.  Users can upload PDF documents to Easy Annotate for side-by-side editing.  Easy Annotate lets students highlight, write, and take notes all over documents.  It’s a great choice for researchers and readers interacting […]

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Hello Talk Language Learning App for Students

With a unique take on a language learning app, HelloTalk provides high school and college students with an opportunity to practice their skills in an authentic environment.  This language learning app connects speakers from different languages who want to practice their skills.  HelloTalk is easy-to-use and lets students work at their own pace.  This language […]

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