8 Summer Reading Apps for Kids

We’ve all heard of the summer slide, that period between the end and beginning of the school year when children can lose the gains they’ve made as readers. It’s so important for them to continue reading throughout the year even when school is out of session. If your students have access to tablets, they can […]

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Zinc Free Summer Vocabulary and Reading Challenge

Ready for summer vacation? Zinc is offering a free summer vocabulary and reading challenge for students! You can help students learn the new words they’ll need in the fall by introducing them to Zinc’s vocabulary games with grade-level decks and high-interest reading. The team at Zinc is hosting a summer literacy contest. It’s totally free to […]

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Easy Summer Planning with Edcite Assignments

Looking for a quick and easy way to plan ahead for the school year? You’ll definitely want to check out Edcite for summer planning! Edcite is a free digital platform that offers: a library with thousands of teacher-created assignments, technology-enhanced questions types, automatic grading, and also the ability to create your own assignments. Summer Planning 3 ways to […]

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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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