How Gamification Can Support Typing Practice

This post is in partnership with Typing.com. All opinions are my own. Do you use a typing practice program in your school? Typing.com is a popular typing tutor, used by millions of students, educators, and professionals worldwide. If you are looking to revamp your typing practice for students this school year, definitely add this to […]

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How to Start Out (and Stay) Organized this School Year – Easy EdTech Podcast 021

In this episode we’ll cover tips you can use to start out and stay organized this school year – perfect for educators in all roles. You’ll hear strategies for using technology to help with your organizational challenges including favorite apps and websites! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: iTunes/Podcast App Google Play Stitcher […]

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Top EdTech Posts from the School Year

This week I’m celebrating the Fourth of July holiday out of town with family and friends. Today I’m bringing you the TOP 5 EdTech blog posts and TOP 5 EdTech podcast episodes from the past school year. Also… stay tuned for a BIG announcement later this month :) Best, Monica Top 5 EdTech Blog Posts […]

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The Best of #ISTE19 News from Soundtrap | Day 3

Did you hear the news? This week I’ve partnered with Soundtrap for a special blog series! On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday this week, Soundtrap is sharing the very best from the ISTE Conference. Here’s the announcement in case you missed it! A large industry conference like ISTE can feel overwhelming for everyone. This is my […]

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The Best of #ISTE19 News from Soundtrap | Day 2

It’s the second day of the ISTE Conference and this week I’ve partnered with Soundtrap for a special blog series! On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday this week, Soundtrap is sharing the very best from the ISTE Conference. Here’s the announcement in case you missed it! It’s been a great first few days of the ISTE […]

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Tips for Attending Conferences from Your Couch – Easy EdTech Podcast 020

In this episode we’ll discuss how you can learn from other folks who attend conferences while you stay at home. You’ll hear strategies for attending online conferences that don’t require any travel, as well as ways to follow along with a conference when you don’t plan on making the trip to the event! Subscribe to […]

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The Best of #ISTE19 News from Soundtrap | Day 1

This year I’ve partnered with Soundtrap to share their very special podcast series. Over the next three days, Soundtrap will release a brand new podcast episode featuring the very best news from ISTE. Below, you’ll find a special message — I can’t wait for you to check it out! How to Empower Student Voice with […]

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Must-Try Video Activity for Student Reflections

The end of the school year is often a time for reflection. As a classroom teacher, I spent time reviewing resources, making wishlists, and thinking about what I wanted to bring along into the next school year. In addition to our own goal setting and planning, this time of year is perfect for student reflections. […]

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8 Budgeting Tips to Save Schools Time and Money

It’s the time of year when schools and districts are reviewing budgets and making plans for the upcoming year. Although I can hardly believe it is June already, I’m so glad that the folks at Kiddom reached out to me to share a new guide to support school leaders this season. Kiddom’s school budgeting tips […]

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Learn to Code STEAM Lesson Plans for Every Teacher

What STEAM resources do you use at your school? If you’re on the hunt for lesson plans perfect for a STEAM program, SAM Labs has a new resource you’ll want to check out! Learn to Code from SAM Labs is designed for fourth through eighth graders and is perfect for helping students develop computational thinking […]

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