Augmented Reality Lesson Spotlight: Bring Nutrition to Life

The cool factor behind augmented reality might grab the attention of students at first glance, but can this technology really change the way students interact with content in their classroom? Making teaching and learning relevant and engaging for students can take many forms. With augmented reality in the classroom, students can bring their ideas to […]

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High School Current Events Articles with Teacher Resources

Students of all ages benefit from learning about current events in the classroom. Introducing students to high-interest, relevant text goes beyond preparation for English Language Arts skills. You can help prepare students for the world of today and tomorrow with access to current events and skill building around critical thinking and evaluating sources. Readers today […]

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Why Teachers are Paying Attention to Instagram – Easy EdTech Podcast 007

In this episode I share reasons why educators have turned to Instagram to gather ideas and share their classroom stories. You’ll hear ways to use Instagram and IGTV to find inspiration, lesson idea, and lots of tips to bring back to the work you do everyday in schools! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite […]

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How To Share Pictures of Student Work with Spark Page

This year one of my most popular posts was all about the curation of teacher resources. Setting up a system to keep all of your links and favorites organized is essential. Whether you’re sharing resources with colleagues, students or families, having one page to send everyone too makes this process simple. When it comes to […]

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Piano Companion Music Theory App for Students

Can an app help students learn music theory? When the team behind Piano Companion reached out to me this year, I was excited to learn more about their musical mobile app. Designed to help songwriters, producers, teachers and their students, this dynamic music theory app might just have a place in your classroom! Piano Companion […]

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Using the 7 Mindsets to Shift School Culture

In San Antonio earlier this year I sat down with Jeff Waller and Tracey Smith. Although conferences like the one I was attending that day tend to feel a little overwhelming, it was such a treat to sit for a moment and hear about their work. Jeff Waller is the co-creator of the 7 Mindsets, […]

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Girls Go CyberStart Cybersecurity Competition for Students

I am very excited to share a special opportunity with you! Regular followers of the blog know how much value I place on high-quality EdTech resources that help students prepare for the world of both today and tomorrow. So when the team behind Girls Go CyberStart first told me about their competition, I wanted to […]

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How to Lead Conversations About Media Use with Students

From consumers to creators, students of all ages interact with media both inside and outside of the classroom. What does responsible, healthy media use look like? And how do we provide students with opportunities to reflect on the way they use media before, during and after school hours? In just a few weeks I’m leading […]

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Technology Resources for Science Experiments – Easy EdTech Podcast 006

In this episode I share technology resources and ideas for your next science experiment. You’ll hear how to use EdTech tools to conduct, capture and prepare for science experiments in your classroom this year, with plenty of cross-curricular connections! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: iTunes/Podcast App Google Play Stitcher Spotify So let’s […]

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How To Record Your Spark Video in Multiple Languages

Do you have students and families in your school who speak more than one language? In schools and districts in different corners of the world, the answer to this question is often yes. Your students might speak another language at home. Families in your school might not speak the instructional language at your school and […]

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