Google Teacher Tip: Search for Colorful Pictures

Designing a presentation for students or helping your class with a special project? Sometimes it is hard to find the perfect image that fits the theme, tone or design you have planned. The Google Image search features are totally customizable making it easy to find the perfect picture for a project.When would you search by […]

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Flipgrid One Free Student Voice Video App for Classrooms

How are you using video in your classroom? Flipgrid is a terrific video app designed to amplify student voice and empower students as learners. The team at Flipgrid has just released a new version of their powerful tool called Flipgrid One. Video App for Classrooms Flipgrid One is the free version of the video app Flipgrid Classroom. […]

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Get Started with bulb Digital Portfolios this Year

Finding the best way to showcase and celebrate student work can be a challenge. Digital portfolios gives students the power to curate, create, share and showcase their work. Last week I had the chance to spend time with the awesome team at bulb during the FETC conference in Orlando, Florida. Not only was it so much […]

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30hands Digital Storytelling Tool for Chomebooks and iPad

As a big fan of digital storytelling in the classroom it was wonderful to connect with the team at 30hands earlier this month. If you haven’t used 30hands before, this digital storytelling tool for students is definitely worth checking out! Available as an iOS app and on the web, students who use iPads and/or Chromebooks […]

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5 Highlights from this Year’s FETC Conference

It was so much fun heading back to Florida this year for the FETC Conference in Orlando! I had the chance to connect with educators who are excited about using technology in their classroom to energize and enhance their instructional goals. One of my favorite parts of an event like this is taking advantage of the opportunity […]

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Become an Apple Distinguished Educator in 2017!

Have you thought about applying for the Apple Distinguished Educator program? Applications are now open for the 2017 class. Known as ADEs, Apple Distinguished Educators are a group of educators from around the world. They also use Apple tools in a variety of learning environments in innovative and exciting ways. Become an Apple Distinguished Educator […]

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5 Books to Inspire Digital Reading Responses

Are your students responding to reading with digital tools? Last year I published two posts that featured some favorite apps and websites. On this particular list I focused on digital tools that give students a way to respond to reading. The first post 9 Reading Response Apps and Websites highlighted a handful of favorite tools for reading […]

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Eduporium Educator’s Discount Program: School and Teacher Discounts

Are you looking to bring more technology into your school this year? This week I’m at FETC in Orlando, Florida. I’m leading presentations for teachers and learning so much about what other educators in the field of edtech are most excited about this year. The folks at Eduporium just launched a brand new Educator’s Discount program […]

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1-2-3 Easy Drag & Drop Website Creator for Teachers and Students

Ready to create your own website? Here’s why I love this easy-to-use creation tool! Spark Page is one of my favorite creation tools to share with teachers. As someone who visits schools that have lots of different devices, I’m always looking to share something that works on both a web browser and an iPad. I want to […]

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WriteLab’s Chrome Extension for more than Spelling and Grammar

Are you using Chromebooks or laptops this school year? The folks at WriteLab have just released a free Chrome extension for spelling and grammar. Now teachers and students can clean and clarify their writing everywhere on the web. The Chromebook extension provides spelling and grammar feedback as you write emails and get ready to post on […]

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