Simple Assessment Feature from Otus Learning Platform

The team at Otus has revamped a popular feature. It makes creating assessments easier for teachers using their robust learning platform. After hearing lots of feedback from current users, they made a change. Otus decided to make a simple assessment feature. Now every teacher could easily create their very own assessments to use within Otus. […]

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ORIGO Stepping Stones Comprehensive Pre-K Math Curriculum

I’ve had the chance to work with Pre-K teachers and primary educators as an education technology consultant over the past few years. One of the conversations I often find myself having with teachers is what it means to be kindergarten ready. This can often seem like an overwhelming concept, since there are so many experiences […]

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Forefront Success Management System: Actionable Insights from Assessments

How does math data in your school and district stay organized? Do you have collaborative conversations around math assessments with your colleagues? The team at Forefront Math takes classroom assessments and lets schools use them as district-wide common assessments. They have a straightforward, easy-to-use digital math assessment platform. A few weeks ago I had the […]

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How To Create Digital Portfolios with Spark Page

I recently read a fantastic article by Jay McTigue featured in ASCD’s monthly magazine in Educational Leadership. He is the author of many books including Understanding By Design. In this article he spoke about different types of assessment including portfolios. How can we leverage the power of digital tools to showcase student learning and assess their […]

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Free Webinar: 10 Tips to Get Your School Community On Board with New EdTech

This month I’m hosting a special webinar on behalf of the team at NetRef. The title of the webinar is “10 Tips to Get Your School Community On Board with New EdTech” and I’m excited to share some strategies for folks who are looking to make the shift to meaningful and purposeful technology integration. If […]

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5 Ways To Use Buncee for Visualization & Retention

When students can create and visualize classroom content, their ability to truly understand and retain the information increases. Creating in the classroom makes room for deeper learning, increases engagement, and can be lots of fun! Creativity is a key 21st century skill. It gives an opportunity for students to create in the classroom can aid […]

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Unicheck Add-on: Similarity Checker for Google Docs

Since Google Docs first came on the scene, its adoption in classrooms has increased dramatically. Google Docs transformed from a simple online text editor to a robust and powerful tool. It features a variety of functions. Writers, learners and editors of all ages have embraced this collaborative tool for classroom use and beyond. Now there […]

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Collaborative Video Creation for Schools from mysimpleshow

What does video creation look like in your school? Is it a collaborative experience for students? Earlier this year I shared mysimpleshow, a tool known for its easy-to-use video creation for students and teachers. If you haven’t heard of mysimpleshow before, it’s a tool used by more than 200,000 users around the world that can […]

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10 Tips to 
Differentiate for Readers

What does differentiation look like in your classroom? How do you support a classroom of readers diving into texts independently, collaboratively and as a whole group? Last year I hosted a webinar on behalf of the team at Voyager Sopris Learning® titled, 10 Tips to Differentiate for Readers. In this webinar, I featured some strategies […]

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How To Use Flipgrid for Book Clubs

How do students in your classroom share their responses to reading? How can you participate in a book club with educators nearby or far away? I’m so excited about the way educators are leveraging the power of digital tools to connect readers of all ages. Whether you are organizing a book club for a classroom […]

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