OctoPlus iPad Math Game: Skill Practice Activity

OctoPlus is a new iPad math game. It’s for young children and students working towards grade level proficiency.  It reinforces key addition skills with interactive games.  In the Parent Zone adults can monitor their child’s progress to keep track of what they’ve accomplished.  There is even a reward system also known as the OctoStore. This is where students […]

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Kahoot for Interactive Learning Activities

Kahoot is a fantastic free tool that can be a game changer in BYOD or one-to-one classrooms.  This interactive platform also lets teachers create quizzes that students answer on their device.  There are no individual logins required, all students need to do is enter the pin number of your Kahoot room, add a nickname, and […]

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RefMe for Citation App: Help for Students

RefMe is a great iPad citation app for helping students understand how to give appropriate credit when writing.  Creating work cited pages or bibliographies is an important skill that students need to develop as they move through the K-12 space into higher education. Citation App RefMe is a great tool to introduce to students the different […]

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9 Mobile Apps for Poetry Month

With Poetry Month right around the corner, optimize the mobile tablets that are already in the hands of your students by giving them the chance to interact with poetry. Whether they become content consumers by reading their favorite poems or content creators as they write their own, iPad and Android tablets provide students and teachers […]

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Mathspace: Step-by-Step Math Handwriting for iPad

Students can now show every line of their math work on iPad and other tablets. Ready for math handwriting for iPad? Students can write all their steps by hand on screen. Mathspace digitizes each handwritten line and grades it automatically, giving students immediate, formative feedback at every step of the way – like having a teacher at […]

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Edu.buncee.com for Science Fair Projects

How are students showing off their Science Fair Projects this school year? Edu.buncee.com is a web and mobile tool for teachers and students to easily create their own multimedia content. The fun digital canvas makes it easy for students. They can add the power of digital media to all kinds of school projects. This is especially true […]

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KONGcart Bundle and Blended Learning Preparation

Are you on a team with a focus on blended learning preparation? This year I’ve shared some of the reasons why the KONGcart bundle is a great option for tech-friendly classrooms.  As more and more teachers explore blended learning models they are looking for classroom solutions for lowering the cost of implementation.  In a blended […]

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Creature Caretaker for Critical Thinking in Classrooms

Happy Pi Day! GlassLab is an innovative company for Critical Thinking in Classrooms. They developed a new game that helps build students’ critical thinking and proportional reasoning skills.  With Creature Caretaker students receive instruction and feedback on finding unit rates and using proportional reasoning to keep their creatures happy. Designed for grades 5-8, Creature Caretaker […]

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Google Drive + Standards Planner Management Tool

Over the past few months I’ve highlighted tons of great features about Standards Planner.  Their Google Drive integration is by far the most convenient to teachers using this platform in their classroom. This free web app is easy to setup and you can connect to your Google files with one click. Try out this planner management tool […]

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Edusight Notes: Quickly Document Student Learning

Earlier this year I featured Edusight, a fantastic tool for teachers. Edusight has spent the last three months perfecting Edusight Notes to help teachers document student learning.  Teachers can now easily take photos or notes on their iPads and create student portfolios to share with students and parents – all for free. Document Student Learning Thousands of K-12 teachers from […]

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