JotForm: Online Form Builder for Quizzes, Surveys & More

Teachers use lots of different tools to gather and collect information during the school day.  JotForm is an easy to use online form builder. You can use it to create online quizzes, permissions, assignment submissions, surveys and more.  JotForm doesn’t require coding or technical expertise but is user-friendly for teachers with basic technology experience. Online Form […]

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Lesson Plans from Cashtivity to Promote Collaboration

Earlier this summer I shared Cashtivity, an engaging platform for entrepreneurship education and project-based learning.  I’ve had the opportunity to contribute lesson plans to Cashtivity’s new Campus section of their website.  These lesson plans from Cashtivity compliment the platform and were designed to help teachers integrate the business building tool into their school day. Lesson Plans from […]

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Edu.buncee.com for Student Creativity & Success

Student creativity in the classroom can facilitate successful learning. Incorporating the creative process into lessons enhances engagement, increases retention, and encourages communication. Students of all ages benefit from a clear demonstration of a lesson. Comprehension can be strengthened when creativity is incorporated. Edu.buncee.com gives students the tools to combine imagination with information through a fun […]

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Explain Everything on Chromebooks for Students

You can now use Explain Everything on Chromebooks in your classroom! One of my favorite mobile apps to share with tablet teachers is Explain Everything.  This powerful screencasting tool lets students record their thinking using audio, drawing and a variety of features. When I present to teachers on digital storytelling, apps for content area instruction, and must-have tools […]

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WriteLab: Strengthen Writing Skills & Provide Feedback

WriteLab is a powerful online tool built by writing teachers for students and other writing teachers. Students can upload or compose writing on any topic on WriteLab’s website and receive customized feedback. It offers immediate, neutral, non-judgmental and constructive responses to any writer’s prose. WriteLab helps students strengthen writing skills while also providing a platform for […]

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Video Resources for Students from OpenEd Online Library

Earlier this year I shared OpenEd, an online educational resource library for K-12 students. It is a video resources for students. OpenEd offers over a million assessments and homework assignments. There are also videos, instructional games and lesson plans. This is available for every Common Core Math and English/Language Arts Standard as well as the Next […]

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Free Multicultural Stories from Global Oneness Project

I love free resources and here’s one perfect for teachers of multiple disciplines!  The Global Oneness Project also offers free multicultural stories and accompanying lesson plans for high school and college classrooms.  Their award-winning collection also includes films, photo essays, and articles. These resources explore cultural, social, and environmental issues. All of these are from around the world […]

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Master Basic Math Skills App with Numbie

Numbie is a mobile math skills app for iPads and Android tablets that offers over 1,200 math challenges for students.  Aligned with first grade Common Core skills, Numbie is designed for children aged four to seven years old.  This colorful app has different chapters and levels that take students through a variety of topics.  They’ll […]

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Virtual Field Trips: Search & Schedule with FieldTripZoom

If you’ve ever felt like your location or budget made field trips tough for your classroom, there’s a great virtual solution worth exploring. FieldTripZoom provides teachers with an online service for virtual field trips. It lets them search, order, schedule and connect to hundreds of live interactive educational programs. These programs provide students with unique learning experiences that […]

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Cashtivity: An Online Platform for PBL Classrooms

In a project-based learning (or PBL) environment students explore a topic by solving a problem.  Earlier this summer I shared Cashtivity, a free online platform for PBL Classrooms. It can help students run their own business.  It provides kids with the tools they need to brainstorm. They can make decisions about running a business while working […]

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