5 Reasons to Try PBIS Rewards for Schoolwide PBIS Initiatives

As you get ready to finish out the school and prepare for a successful start in the fall, PBIS Rewards is worth exploring. I’ve had the chance to connect with their team in the past, and they have a handful of tools and features all designed to support PBIS initiatives in schools. If you haven’t […]

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Mirror Your Screen with Airtame Wireless Screen Sharing

Earlier this year the folks at Airtame reached out to me to share their streaming device for schools. With Airtame, educators and students can mirror their screen to show off their work and explain their thinking. In a classroom with thirty students or an auditorium with thousands of attendees, Airtame lets users display their individual […]

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Capture Book Quotes with Spark Post Reading Responses

How do students in your classroom respond to reading? Whether they are diving into an article on endangered species in the science classroom or preparing for a literature circle on a historical fiction novel, students interact with text throughout the school year. Designing learning experiences that are social and shareable is one way to engage […]

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Project-Based Learning Activities with Project Pals

This month I had the chance to meet the awesome team behind Project Pals. If you’re looking for a way to bring project-based learning into your classroom, you’ll definitely want to check out this dynamic platform for schools full of PBL activities for students. With pre-made content that’s ready to use right away, as well […]

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Rethinking Interactive Whiteboards in Small Group Instruction

How are you using interactive whiteboards in your classroom? Traditionally, the use of these large interactive displays were seen as a way to energize whole class instruction. The use of a touch screen and the ability to access a wide range of materials through an Internet connection are definitely compelling features. But as we move […]

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ClassHook Helps You Safely Use Videos in Your Classroom

Thanks to the advent of video streaming, the hassle of dealing with VCRs and DVDs to show movies and television in class is a challenge of the past. It is still important to make sure that the video content you share with students is appropriate for your classroom. This is especially true with the ease […]

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8 Ways to Incorporate Technology into Your Classroom

How can you use digital tools to enhance teaching and learning at your school? Recently I partnered with the folks at Voyager Sopris for a webinar titled “8 Ways Teachers Can Incorporate Technology in the Classroom.” If you scroll down to the bottom of this post, you’ll find a link to the on-demand recording of […]

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Teacher Tech Tools for Ditching Sticky Notes

I don’t know about you, but I am constantly updating my organizational routine. This means I’m always on the hunt for a new tool to help me stay organized. From cloud-based calendars to new ways to think about to-do lists, I love finding tips and tricks for keeping my tasks under control. Need some sticky […]

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Mobile-Friendly, Meaningful Family Engagement from PowerMyLearning

Do you struggle to engage your students’ families? You’re not alone. According to this national survey, even though educators know family engagement is important many schools find it challenging to effectively implement it. I had the chance to check out a fantastic family engagement tool from a nonprofit organization that is committed to supporting educators, […]

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Sayin’ It Sam Speech and Language App

Earlier this year, the developer of the Sayin’ It Sam iPad game reached out to share their new iPad app she launched in the Apple App Store. Sayin’ It Sam iPad game is an iOS app designed to promote speech in early language learners, children with autism, and children speech impairments. This speech and language […]

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