ProLOCK iPad Cases and Special Deal from Rug-Ed

Are you looking for a way to keep student devices safe? The folks at Rug-Ed reached out to me this fall to share some of the special features for their iPad cases and a special deal. If you’re interested in checking out these hardcore cases, it’s the perfect time! iPad Cases for Schools Rug-Ed’s iPad […]

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The Fun and Cool of Getting Better

What does it mean to get better as an educator? I had the chance to meet Rushton Hurley a few weeks ago at Vermont Fest. This annual event is hosted by VITA-Learn in Killington, Vermont. His keynote speech at the event “The Fun and Cool of Getting Better” tackled this question – and so does […]

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I Asked, They Shared: Gifts for Teachers

Last year I put together a few gift guides for teachers but this year I wanted to try something new. I reached out to a handful of education authors to ask them for their favorites. Not only do they all have their own books (that would make fantastic gifts!), but their recommendations are wonderful too. […]

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Why Your Student eBooks Need a Spark Video

I’m going to make a bold statement: Your student ebooks need a Spark Video. Are you creating ebooks with your students this year? There are lots of ways a Spark Video can take a student-created ebook to the next level. From introducing a new topic to providing a space for reflections, Spark Video and Book […]

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How PortfolioGen Helps Students Create Free Portfolios

Do your students have fantastic work to share this school year? If your students have a wide range of creations, they can help their work shine with an online portfolio. A digital space to showcase student work opens the possibilities for a wider audience for students. Whether students are preparing for college applications, curating the […]

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3 Ways to Make Literature Real and Relevant

How can you make curriculum content real, relevant, and approachable? Making student-centered instruction a priority is an important place to start. As you keep learners front of mind, finding student-friendly content and sharing this content strategically can help students make meaning of your curriculum goals. Fostering a lifelong love of learning is essential. There are […]

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Celebrate Geography Awareness Week with Augmented Reality Scavenger Hunts

It’s here! This week is Geography Awareness Week, and I’m excited to share some tech-friendly ideas for exploring the world with your students. Augmented reality scavenger hunts can get your kids moving both inside and outside the classroom. With an AR creation tool like Metaverse, teachers and students can create scavenger hunts for Geography Awareness […]

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Intervention and Supplemental ELA & Math Resources for Students

When the team at Measuring Up reached out to me I was interested in taking a look at their new resources for teachers and students. They’ve broadened their offerings for schools to provide a blended solution for lessons and formative assessment. Measuring Up now offers each state customized, standards-driven resources. In this blog post you’ll […]

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Quick Start Guide for Adobe Spark for Education

Creativity in the classroom is essential across grade levels and subject areas. Students can demonstrate what they’ve learned about a topic, synthesize information, and create a shareable movie, website or graphic with Adobe Spark. If you’re a regular follower of the blog, you already know that I am a huge fan of Adobe Spark. In […]

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A Spelling, Grammar and Word Checker for Students

One of the great things about education technology is how when it is used strategically, it can provide an extra layer of support to students. If you’ve worked with students of any age, you’ve probably heard the same, “How do you spell this?” questions. If you are on my newsletter list, you already had a […]

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