Curate Resources and Create Portfolios with a Free bulb+ Account

Do you have an online space to curate and share information? I’ve been a fan of bulb+ for years, and I’m excited to share their free teacher accounts with you today! In this blog post, I’ll share two big use cases for this free online tool for teachers. You’ll also hear how the folks at […]

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Engaging, Online Informational Text for Elementary Students

It’s hard to find high-quality, high-interest texts for elementary school students. PebbleGo gives teachers instant access to engaging informational text for elementary students. With this dynamic English Language Arts tool, your students can explore nonfiction text on any device! Last summer, I was introduced to PebbleGo at the ISTE Conference in Chicago. I was blown away by […]

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Quick Tips for Taking Ownership of Your PD — Easy EdTech Podcast 031

In this episode we will discuss nine quick tips for taking ownership of your PD this school year and beyond. You will hear professional development tips to use in your own school, tech-friendly resources to use via social media and how to connect to other teachers remotely. This week’s podcast is titled “Quick Tips for […]

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The Case for Using Comics in Your Classroom

As a teacher, one of the best parts of using technology in my classroom was giving students more ways to demonstrate their learning. Students can share the story of their learning with comics in lots of ways. Elementary school-aged students might use comics within a narrative writing unit or high school students learning about the […]

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5 Tips for Creating Infographics with Students

Do you use infographics in your classroom? Student readers should be able to gather information from infographics. Student creators should be able to make one. In this blog post, I’ll share five tips for creating infographics with students, along with a few places to find examples. You’ll also hear about a tool you can use […]

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Build Classroom Community with a Creative Project — Easy EdTech Podcast 030

In this episode we’ll discuss how to build classroom community while addressing skills like speaking and listening, digital citizenship, and computer literacy. You will hear how to start  the school year by providing a way for students to creatively introduce themselves and share their interests and goals for the school year. Subscribe to the podcast […]

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Starting the School Year with Protocols for Learning

This month the authors of Eduprotocols released the second title in their popular series. Jon Corippo and Marlena Hebern have created a resource for educators with lesson frames for every classroom. Their second book includes a dozen new lesson frames and eight lesson frames modified from their original Eduprotocols book. If you’re looking for protocols for learning this resource is […]

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Must-Try Updates! New Features in Book Creator

This past summer, I hosted ten webinars for the folks at Book Creator. Ranging in topics from social studies projects to activities that support social-emotional learning, it’s been an exciting few months! In this blog post, I want to tell you about the new features released by Book Creator this summer. If you’re excited about […]

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Why I’m Excited About 360 Video in Education – Easy EdTech Podcast 029

In this episode we’ll discuss how I captured and published my own 360 videos with tips for your students, classroom and school. You will hear about my goal for finding a balance between 360 video content creation and content consumption along with project ideas! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: iTunes/ Apple Podcast […]

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10 Book Creator SEL Projects for Your Classroom

Is there such a thing as an SEL project? We know that students interact with a variety of content across the school day. These moments provide rich opportunities for them to learn about new topics in any and every subject area. When it comes to integrating social-emotional learning goals into your content area instruction, the […]

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