Turnitin Revision Assistant: Student Writing Feedback Online Tool

Turnitin Revision Assistant is a tool for teachers to help them give feedback to students. Effective feedback should be timely and specific – Revision Assistant makes this important process manageable for teachers. With this writing feedback tool students can receive feedback aligned to a rubric of specific criteria set up by the teacher for that particular assignment. […]

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TeacherLists Supply List Sweepstakes: Win $500 for Your Classroom

As you get your classroom ready for the upcoming school year, you’ll want to check out this awesome opportunity from the folks at TeacherLists. They are giving ten teachers $500 each in their Love Your Lists! Summer Sweepstakes for the 2016-2017 school year! All you have to do is upload and share your 2016-2017 school supply list […]

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GeoZilla Family Locator App: Tracking & Messaging

GPS tracking is powerful in many aspects of our lives. From driving directions and nearby resturant recommendations, it’s crucial. To keep track of the whereabouts of friends and families, GPS has become super popular. GeoZilla is a new iOS and Android family locator app that lets users communicate with family members and keep track of their location. […]

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Adaptive, Interactive, Virtual World Fraction Game from Cignition

Mastery of fraction concepts is essential for student success in middle and high school math. The team at Cignition has developed online virtual world games. They were made to help students in fifth and sixth grade master fraction concepts. As part of Fog Stone Isle, each student is given a unique virtual world. In this world […]

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Special Opportunity from Cashtivity – Real World Math Challenge Tool for Teachers

Over the past year I’ve had the opportunity to work with the team at Cashtivity. It is a  fantastic math and entrepreneurship tool for teachers and students. They’ve developed a platform to help students build math skills through engaging, collaborative activities. Students can use Cashtivity to bring their ideas to life. Cashtivity includes bite-sized challenges for students. They […]

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7 Tech Tips for Your Next Read Aloud

Reading aloud to children is an essential part of the school day. Experiencing stories as a whole class or in a small group can help students learn essential reading skills. Educators who read aloud to children understand the importance of modeling thinking. They value providing opportunities to talk about books, and encouraging students to respond […]

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Explore Plant Life with NAMOO 3D Simulations

NAMOO – Wonders of Plant Life is a new iPad app that offers an opportunity to explore the life of plants. With this app students can access interactive 3D simulations and educational content. NAMOO lets kids work their way through nine chapters to learn about a range of plant life topics. Students can explore roots, root tips, leaf anatomy, […]

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5 Resources for Teacher Inspiration

Is the school year winding down? Do you need a reboot to help get through a challenging month? Teacher inspiration can come from many places. From the smile on a student’s face, to a great conversation with parents, to an episode of a favorite television show that provides an idea for the next day’s lesson, […]

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Harnessing the Power of YouTube in the Classroom

There are amazing ways to elevate and energize instruction through using technology tools. One resource that’s popular with students of all ages — from the youngest to the oldest — is the video hosting website YouTube. YouTube lets anyone with a free account upload videos. Many organizations post collections of videos on this site, which is […]

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5 Sketchnoting Apps for Teachers & Students

Don’t consider yourself an artist? Sketchnoting is more than just doodling and drawing. It’s a way to make connections and keep track of learning visually. There are lots of digital tools to help make this happen in your classroom. I recently heard Chrissy Romano speak at the Evolving Educator’s Tomorrow’s Classroom Today Conference about how […]

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