Math and STEM Formative Assessment with EquatIO®

As you collect formative assessment data in the classroom, how do you keep track of math and STEM learning? With math and STEM formative assessment as a priority, the team at EquatIO® have developed a tool for teachers and students at all levels. If you’re making plans to collect actionable data in your classroom this […]

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Quizalize Automates Differentiated Learning through Real-Time Formative Assessment

How do you manage resources for differentiated learning in your classroom? Teachers can now use Quizalize to test mastery and then automatically assign resources to students. These differentiated resources are designed to support students with different levels of mastery. With Quizalize, students can easily access resources designed to support their individual needs. Real-Time Formative Assessment […]

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How-To Find Success in Your Co-Teaching Partnership

Professional development can take many forms. The most powerful professional learning is relevant and actionable. I’m so excited to share a new online course from a former colleague and fellow Participate author. Finding Success in Your Co-Teaching Partnership is now open for enrollment, and you’ll want to check this out! Co-Teaching Partnership As a classroom […]

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Don’t Reinvent the Wheel Each Fall

When it comes to getting organized, today is the perfect day to start! When leading professional development or hosting a workshop for teachers, I often get the same questions. One question that popped up a few times just last week was how to keep teacher resources organized. If you are looking for one place to […]

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Moving Beyond Multiple Choice with Sero!

Online tools can increase the efficiency and benefits of formative and summative assessment in your classroom. A lot of tools already implement item banks of discrete questions. These are typically in multiple choice format. Sero! uses concept mapping as the basis for its assessments. This strategy also offers deep insight into higher order thinking skills. You […]

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School Health App Kinsa Keeps Kids Healthy

As you prepare for the new school year, there are actions you can take to leverage the power of technology. The team at Kinsa reached out to me earlier this summer. They have partnered with Lysol for a special program to help keep kids healthy. Kinsa’s school health app and smart thermometer are a powerful […]

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Sharing Digital Citizenship Strategies with Adobe Spark

If you’re a regular follower of this blog you already know two things. I believe digital citizenship has a place in every classroom. And I’m a big fan of the Adobe Spark tools. Earlier this year I shared some ways you can connect digital citizenship skills to authentic learning experiences using Spark. In this blog […]

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Digital Storytelling Lesson Ideas with Book Creator

Digital storytelling is more than stories that start with “once upon a time.” It’s all about using multimedia to capture the story of students’ learning. Book Creator is a powerful tool for digital storytelling lesson integration. I hosted a webinar for the Book Creator team this summer to share lots of classroom ideas. In this […]

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ClassHook Premium TV Clips for Your Classroom

Are you using video in the classroom? Take a look at what ClassHook has to offer teachers! Last year I shared ClassHook, a fantastic video tool for students. If you haven’t checked it out before, you’ll definitely want to add ClassHook to your must-try list this school year. ClassHook helps you find and use TV […]

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Global Problem Solvers: The Series Videos for Students

Is your classroom full of global problem solvers? There is a new video series designed especially for middle and high school students that addresses this important topic. With the Global Problem Solvers (GPS: The Series) animation series, you can introduce students to how technology can solve problems around the world. This animation series shows students […]

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