Create Learning Maps with Edynco

Edynco is an online tool for creating learning maps.  A learning map is a version of a mind map specially for teachers and students.  Learning maps can include several elements (called nodes) including: title, instruction/summary and an attached resource, which can be a website, quiz, video, audio, PDF, image or document. Nodes are on an endless […]

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Transform Class Communication Email with TocoMail

Tocomail is a great tool for teachers and students. I first shared it last year.  It is a class communication email tool. It gives students the opportunity to message their classmates and teacher in a closed network that is tightly monitored.  With TocoMail teachers can created a “walled garden” of class communication using computers and tablets.  Students […]

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Flip Your Classroom in Minutes with Standard Planner

Earlier this year I shared Standards Planner. It is a lesson planner tool for teachers. This tool allows users to search through thousands of free resources.  Teachers can create, upload, and convert lessons, videos, and instructional material to make a plan for instruction.  Standards Planner users can align their plans to all 50 state and national standards including […]

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LoiLoNote School an Active Learning Creativity Tool

LoiLoNote School is an active learning, teamwork and creativity tool for students. LoiLoNote School is a tool for both teachers and students. It can also be part of a classroom and behavior management plan.  It’s perfect to use across the content areas in both a one-to-one and shared tablet environment. Learning Creativity Tool Instead of switching between […]

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Lyrics2Learn Lessons to Engage Readers

Lyrics2Learn is a website that hosts hundreds of 15 minute, interactive reading lessons for students.  These teacher-made lesson plans were made to improve elementary reading skills while keeping kids engaged.  It’s certainly a great choice for reading centers where students can work independently or share a screen. Lessons to Engage Readers Students can practice choral […]

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Simplify Your Digital Workflow with Seesaw

Earlier this month I posted about Seesaw. It is an app that captures student work. Seesaw is great for all learners in your classroom. It’s perfect for keeping your Digital Workflow simple this year. With this app students can snap a picture of their work and record their voice.  It’s a powerful way for children to show what they […]

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DIY Human Body App for Science Activities

Last year I shared a fantastic free app DIY Sun Science that gives students access to lots of content to explore.  The Lawrence Hall of Science has a new app for iPads called the DIY Human Body app. It includes informational text, activities and videos. Human Body App Students can read about body systems and examine different diagrams.  There […]

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Memorado for Brain Games & Logic Puzzles

Logic puzzles and brain games are a great tool for supporting critical thinking skills.  They ask students to think on their feet and pay attention to details. Users must make decisions based on logic and reasoning.  Memorado is an iOS app with lots of games for users to choose from. Brain Games & Logic Puzzles […]

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Leverage the Power of Apps in Classrooms with KONGcart Bundle

Earlier this year I shared the KONGcart Bundle. It makes it easy for teachers to move around the classroom. They can use Apps in Classrooms or different technology with their students.  There are lots of ways that teachers are combining hardware and software to create an engaging learning experience for their students. Apps in Classrooms Many apps and programs make […]

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Super Fun Approach to Teaching Geometry on iPads & iPhones

The Land of Venn is a powerful iOS game that seamlessly integrates learning on both iPads and iPhones.  Perfect for a wide range of students, it uses a storytelling narrative to engage children with math vocabulary and math concepts.  Students have the task of saving The Land of Venn by creating different shapes.  As they make straight lines, […]

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