How to Increase Participation During Asynchronous Instruction (Part 2) — Easy EdTech Podcast 088

In this episode, I’ll share participation strategies to try out when students are working on their own, or through self-paced activities during asynchronous instruction. You’ll hear six strategies and a half-dozen EdTech tools to help you put these ideas into action. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Play […]

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Easy Real-Time Sharing in Remote Learning with a Laptop Mirror

This post is in partnership with MirrorMeThis, makers of a new laptop mirror. All opinions are my own.  How do your students share their work during remote learning? This month I was excited to learn about a new tool you can use when working with students at a distance. It’s called MirrorMeThis and will totally […]

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Manage School Fees and Inventory with SchoolBanks

This post is in partnership with SchoolBanks. All opinions are my own. How do you manage school fees and keep track of inventory in your building? Earlier this year, the team behind SchoolBanks reached out to tell me more about their platform for schools. If you’ve ever been in charge of field trips or fundraisers, […]

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Why Student Engagement is Essential This Year

This post is in partnership with GoGuardian. All opinions are my own.   This school year is very different than any in the past — and that is truly an understatement. This fall, I connected with the team at GoGuardian. They have a new report that features highlights from their research on student engagement. They’ve broken […]

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7 Things You Might Not Know About PebbleGo

This post is in partnership with Capstone Pub. All opinions are my own.  Do your students conduct research and read informational text? Students of all ages can explore high-interest, nonfiction text, including elementary school-aged students. PebbleGo is the most popular research tool for elementary students, and there are several helpful features that you may not […]

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How to Increase Participation During Synchronous Instruction (Part 1) — Easy EdTech Podcast 087

In this episode, you’ll hear strategies that boost engagement and increase participation during live video lessons and synchronous instruction. If you are participating in synchronous learning experiences this year, this episode has six strategies to try out with students during your next online lesson. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast […]

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Real-Time Internet Filter for Schools

This post is in partnership with Deledao. All opinions are my own.  How can you tell if the Internet filter at your school is really working? I recently connected with the team at Deledao, who has a solution for schools and districts looking to make internet filtering a priority this year. One thing I took […]

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How To Create Interactive Journals with Students

This free ebook on interactive journals was created in partnership with Book Creator. Interactive journals can transform the way students share their learning throughout the school year. In this blog post, I’ll take you through a free resource I put together for the folks at Book Creator all about journaling. This free ebook is full […]

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A Spreadsheet-Powered Database Tool for Educators

This post is in partnership with JotForm Tables. All opinions are my own.  Keeping track of projects, new initiatives, and team meetings can be challenging during the school year. When the team at JotForm reached out to let me know about their new tool, JotForm Tables, I couldn’t wait to share it with you. As […]

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How to Make YouTube Video Covers with Adobe Spark

I’ve had the pleasure of working with this company. All opinions are my own.   YouTube has always been a popular place to share videos with colleagues, students, and families.  Are you making videos and posting them to YouTube this school year? In just a few quick steps you can make customized covers for all of […]

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