Shomi Links: Scannable Technology for Teachers

I’m a huge fan of scannable technology because it makes it easy for students to access material you’ve handpicked for them to view.  Shomi is a tool that lets users create a font based link reminiscent of a QR code.  Teachers can make Shomi links and students can scan with the Shomi app.  Because Shomi […]

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3 Math Apps for Stations

When designing math stations in your classroom, iPads can be used to give students access to learning games and virtual math manipulatives.  Teachers looking to engage students with interactive activities can incorporate iPad apps into station work.  This is a great option for classrooms with access to just a few devices, and teachers looking to […]

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Busy Shapes: Grow Reasoning Skills with iPad Exploration

I love apps that promote critical thinking and problem solving.  Busy Shapes is a great example of an iPad app that pushes students to think outside the box from an early age.  Designed for children two years and older, Busy Shapes asks students to move simple objects across their screen to solve puzzles.  This app […]

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Unplag Plagiarism Detection Online Tool for Educators

Many schools have adopted plagiarism detectors and Unplag is an online tools for teachers and students designed to support academic integrity.  Unplag can help educators check papers for plagiarism with a transparent and personalized online tool.  It provides educators with real-time results performing searches in a few seconds.  Unplag can be integrated with LMSes like Blackboard, […]

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6 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for ELA Teachers

Twitter has become a powerful resource for teachers looking for ideas and inspiration. There are so many educational Twitter accounts and it can be hard to know where to start. English Language Arts teachers can use this list of Twitter accounts to learn about online resources, find lesson plans and connect with likeminded educators. It’s […]

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StudioWeb Computer Coding Training Videos for Classrooms

StudioWeb is an online educational resource designed for educators to teach computer literacy. Sunburst Digital now provides StudioWeb to schools so they can easily access video training courses from StudioWeb.  It includes Computer Coding Training Videos that support key Web technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP. Computer Coding Training Videos StudioWeb focuses on teaching web development and programming […]

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Virry iPad App: Live Animal Video Feed for Students

I love apps that take students on virtual field trips to explore life in other parts of the world.  Virry is a great example of an iPad app that changes the way we think about using a tablet in the classroom.  With Virry, students can watch animals in their natural habitats.  Live video feeds and […]

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eCoach Course Builder to Bring Lessons to Life

eCoach is an online platform that lets teachers turn lessons they’ve already created into online courses.  Perfect for BYOD classrooms, eCoach makes it easy to share course material with students no matter what device they are using.  Teachers can create courses shared with students through the cloud.  With eCoach, students don’t need an account or […]

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Social Inferences eBook from Upbility: Downloadable PDF Picture Cards

Upbility is a publisher of therapy resources and they have a new eBook available for download on Social Inferences.  This card pack in PDF format is a ready-to-use resource for teachers.  It includes 60 printable double-sided cards designed to foster key social skills and help students make social inferences.  In addition to being a PDF […]

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The Virtual High School: Global Online Classrooms

One of the exciting things about the increased availability of educational technology is how it’s changing the way we think about traditional classrooms. The Virtual High School has created global online classrooms for secondary school students and online professional development for educators.  They offer Advanced Placement classes, unique electives, and STEM courses. The Virtual High School As one of the first in […]

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