4 Ways to Teach Digital Citizenship with Adobe Spark

Turning students into content creators gives them an opportunity to explore a range of transferrable skills. Students can collaborate as they brainstorm ideas, formulate a plan and create a movie, or they can work independently as they design a website to share a learning experience with the world. When supporting students as they create a […]

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Qmod Energy Kit for Hands-On Learning Experiences

How do students explore electricity in your classroom? Qmod is an educational toy designed by a team of engineers and educators with the goal of helping students experiment and invent with electricity. It combines technology with common, everyday objects to help students learn…

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360 Video Spotlight: Mount Everest Virtual Reality from LIFE VR

Although it’s warming up here in the northeast I definitely felt a chill as I watched these fantastic 360 videos from LIFE VR. With this collection of four video clips you can introduce students to a Mount Everest virtual reality experience. Students will follow the journey of climbers from preparation at home to making it […]

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4 Reasons to Check Out Califone’s GH507 Headset for Classrooms

Are you introducing gaming into your classroom? The folks at Califone have created a special headset for classrooms. It’s designed to give students reliable listening and speaking technology with high-quality sound and a detachable microphone. If your students…

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Find, Customize, and Create Digital Assignments with Edcite

Edcite is a free website that allows teachers to find, customize, and create digital assignments featuring technology-enhanced questions. Teachers can choose from over 22,000 digital assignments that other teachers have shared into the Edcite Assignment Library, including practice for many state-mandated assessments. Teachers can build assignments using over 60 interactive question types, which include drag […]

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Increase Family Engagement with Schoolrunner Student + Parent Portal

At the beginning of this month I shared the modern data analytics tool Schoolrunner, which provides schools and districts with actionable data to drive instruction. This comprehensive data management system has lots of great features including the ability to simplify attendance and create, implement and edit goals to fit your school’s changing needs. In terms of parent engagement, there are […]

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Learning Management System: An LMS Can Connect Your School Community

You’ve probably heard the term LMS or learning management system used in the field of education technology. A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application that helps teachers and students connect. With an LMS teachers, students and community stakeholders can keep in touch with a single platform and make their workflow more efficient and […]

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Peergrade, Free Online Platform for Peer Feedback in Schools

How are you including peer feedback in your classroom? Peer feedback gives students an opportunity to share their work with classmates and review the work of others. Peergrade is a free online platform that lets teachers facilitate peer feedback sessions with their students. Peergrade is a company working out of SingularityU Denmark founded by David Wind, a PhD student and […]

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360 Video Spotlight: Museum of Natural History Virtual Reality

Last week I introduced a new Thursday series of Facebook posts and blog posts all about 360 video. Today I want to spotlight a great resource for finding and sharing 360 video and a super cool video you may want to share with students. Vimeo is a popular video sharing tool, especially in schools that have blocked […]

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Teach English from Home: 51Talk American Academy Program

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to connect with the team at 51Talk. If you haven’t heard of 51Talk before, they’re a company that focuses on online English-learning to help children learn how to speak English. We talked about their mission for making English-language learning a reality for students overseas through one-on-one video conferencing. It […]

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