Robo Wunderkind STEM Education for Elementary Students

What does coding curriculum look like in elementary school? The folks at Robo Wunderkind have a curriculum and kits of resources specifically designed with elementary school students in mind. You can find Robo Wunderkind in hundreds of schools and thousands homes. It has been embraced by educators, students, and families throughout the world! STEM Education […]

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Must-Have Lessons for Alcohol Responsibility Month

April is Alcohol Responsibility Month, and there is one wonderful online resource that has everything you need. With standards alignment, family engagement tips and engaging activities, Ask, Listen, Learn is full of high-quality, high-interest resources. Their digital platform gives you access to a fantastic set of information and ready-to-use lessons for your classroom. The resources […]

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Speaking Practice App Offers Language Lab Alternative

What does it look like to leverage technology to increase participation, efficiency, and engagement? If you’re looking to improve oral proficiency in your language learning classroom this year, you’ll want to check out Extempore. Extempore is an alternative to traditional language labs. It uses an app your students can access on any device. With this […]

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See Beyond Behavior Podcast for Educators

Earlier this year consultant and author Torri Wright, reached out to share her new podcast, See Beyond Behavior. Are you following along with me on social media or on my email list? Then you know that podcasts have been front of mind for me this spring. As both a consumer and creator, this medium is […]

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Using Virtual Reality Without a Headset – Easy EdTech Podcast 009

In this episode I share websites and apps to use virtual reality in your classroom… without a headset. You’ll hear about the type of devices you’ll need and four of my very favorite resources. This episode will help you connect students with free virtual reality content hosted on the web and on mobile apps! Subscribe […]

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Ready-to-Use Curriculum for Global Student Connections

Collaboration and authentic audiences are two topics I frequently cover on the blog. And if you’ve read my book Tasks Before Apps you know that I value the power of collaboration and creation for an audience. When the folks at iDialogue reached out earlier this year, I was certainly interested to learn more about their […]

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Online Coding Competition for High School Girls

Last month on the blog I featured Girls Go CyberStart, a special cybersecurity and coding competition for high school girls. This totally free online coding competition is in full swing and there is still time to join! In this blog post I’ll share lots of details on the competition so you can jump in right […]

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Teaching with Logic Puzzles? 3 Educational Apps from Avokiddo

Giving students space to explore in a digital space, might seem like a luxury when pressed for time or maintaining a tight schedule throughout the school day. But if we’re committed to giving students an opportunity to learn through play, can we leverage educational apps to help them try, fail, and try again? Earlier this […]

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Online Resources for Teaching with the News – Easy EdTech Podcast 008

In this episode I share online resources for current events that can help you teach with the news. You’ll hear ways to use these websites and apps with students whether your focused on social studies, making cross-curricular connections in the English Language Arts classroom, or looking to infuse current events into any subject area! Subscribe […]

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Help Kids Build Financial Literacy This Year

As educators, we spend time thinking about how to best prepare students for the future. During my time as a teacher, I tried my best to make connections between content in our math curriculum and the world outside of our classroom. For many students, identifying the “why” behind the reasons they learn a particular strategy […]

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