Why Digital Leadership Can’t Wait

Over the past few years, I’ve had the pleasure of hearing Eric Sheninger share his passion for digital leadership. You can imagine that when I heard about the new edition of his bestselling book, I had plenty of questions! The first edition sits on the bookshelf of my office. It’s full of practical, actionable information […]

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Book Creator Webinars for Teachers

It’s back! This year I’ve added ten webinars to my Events Calendar and they are totally free. Just like last year, I’ve partnered with Book Creator to offer ten live webinars sharing ways to use this dynamic creation tool in the classroom. From a spotlight of new features to collaboration in the classroom, we’ve got […]

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A New Teaching Award Series for Educators!

Teacher Appreciation Week might have taken place earlier this month, but the celebration is continuing with a new teacher award series for educators. The team at Kiddom (who I’ve featured on the blog before) have announced a special set of awards along with prizes. Submissions are open now through June 30th. You can nominate any […]

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Creation Activities That Teach Digital Citizenship – Easy EdTech Podcast 016

In this episode we’ll explore activities where students can demonstrate their understanding of a topic and apply digital citizenship skills. You’ll hear about three quick ways to incorporate digital citizenship skills into moments where students create movies, websites, or any digital product! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: iTunes/Podcast App Google Play Stitcher […]

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Summer Amazon Teacher Favorites

Whether you’ve packed up your classroom or still have a few more weeks of school left, summer is in sight! As May comes to an end this week, I wanted to share a few summer Amazon picks with you. I compiled a list of items that are perfect for your own summer professional learning, some […]

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eSafety Solution for Schools and Districts

Earlier this spring the team behind NetSupport DNA reached out to share some of the eSafety solutions they offer schools. Their goal is to provide schools and districts with resources that protect students online and proactively alert staff about issues that may arise during the school year. With a focus on at-risk students, their tool […]

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Smart Similarity Detection Software for Students and Teachers

Have you used smart similarity detection software at your school? With the power of artificial intelligence, online tools can check for plagiarism. Students, teachers, and school administrators can all jump into similarity detection software. Smart Similarity Detection Software The team behind PlagiarismCheck.org reached out to me earlier this year to share their smart similarity detection […]

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Student-Friendly Podcasts for Classrooms and Families – Easy EdTech Podcast 015

In this episode I share a handful of my favorite student-friendly podcasts for classroom use and to recommend to families. You’ll hear how to access these podcasts, reasons why I love each one, and where to go to easily bring them into classrooms or share links with your school community! Subscribe to the podcast on […]

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Quick Classroom Activity for Making Math Memes with Spark Post

A few times a day I chuckle at a text message or social media post with a meme. Maybe it’s a Game of Thrones reference sent by a friend or a corny joke sent by a family member. Either way, a meme requires a certain level of topical knowledge and a big dose of creativity […]

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Coding in the Classroom with Avokiddo Apps for Kids

I love the Hour of Code and how students across the world celebrate coding at the end of each calendar year. Regular readers know that I love to spotlight seasonal topics, but I sometimes worry that isolating terrific resources to a month or a week makes it seem like they don’t have a regular place […]

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