How Google Forms Transformed My Data Collection – Easy EdTech Podcast 025

If we’ve met before you might know a little bit about how my work in a one-to-one classroom, using iPads with my fifth grade students and becoming an Apple Distinguished Educator. Talking about iPads and Apple might seem like a strange place to start a Google Forms story but that’s the real deal. Listen below […]

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Classroom Engagement Goes Wireless with Vivi

Engagement in the classroom can look different from one corner of the school to another. One thing that classes with high engagement have in common is a strong focus on student learning. Vivi is a classroom engagement solution that uses screen mirroring and video streaming on student devices. Designed by educators, for educators, it was […]

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Tech-Friendly Student Storytelling Activity

If you’ve worked with elementary school-aged students, you know they have stories to tell. Whether they are recounting an adventure on the playground, sharing a special moment from a birthday party, or crafting their own imagined narrative, students of all ages are storytellers. Last month I had the opportunity to work with a fantastic group […]

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Free Digital Library of Books for Students

I love when I receive, “Is this true?” questions from teachers. Sometimes it’s hard to believe that high-quality content for educators is available for free. And I saw lots of tweets and messages posing the same question when I shared ABCmouse this time last year. ABCmouse is free for teachers, and the creators of ABCmouse […]

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Quick QR Code Tips to Add to Your Tool Belt – Easy EdTech Podcast 024

In this episode we’ll focus on simple tips for using QR codes that all pack a punch no matter what age group or subject you work with this school year. You’ll hear about tips and strategies for differentiating instruction, distributing materials, and keeping families up to date on classroom activities! Subscribe to the podcast on […]

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Differentiated Instruction in All Subject Areas with Freckle

If you’re a regular reader of the blog, you know I love sharing news and updates from EdTech companies. So when I sat down with the Renaissance team at the ISTE Conference this year, I was excited to hear what they had to say. This spring Renaissance announced the acquisition of Freckle Education to expand […]

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How to Empower Student Writers this School Year

When you think of the word “empower,” what comes to mind? Well, I often think of helping someone find their voice or independence, or giving someone space to grow and shine. I sat down with the folks behind Empowering Writers at the ISTE Conference in Philadelphia this year. Their enthusiasm and passion for teaching and […]

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Math Puzzles for Kids feat. ST Math Chats

I don’t know about your students, but mine always loved puzzles and games. The more I could bring games them into activities — especially during math — the better! So at ISTE this year I was excited to hear about a special new set of math puzzles from ST Math®. They have released these short […]

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Part 2: 12 EdTech Tips for the Most Successful Year Yet – Easy EdTech Podcast 023

In this episode we’ll finish up the list 12 tips you can use to have the most successful year yet! This is part two of a two part look at favorite EdTech tips for the school year. You’ll hear a handful of actionable strategies to energize and elevate teaching and learning in your classroom! Subscribe […]

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Create Quick Websites to Share School Events

Looking to spread the word about an upcoming school event? There are lots of ways to share the news of special school events. Whether they are happening in your classroom, school, or district, you want everyone to stay informed. If you know that there are lots of details to share, you can create a website […]

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