Shutterfly Photo Story for Classrooms

Shutterfly Photo Story is an awesome free app for iPads that is great for creating authentic learning experiences for students.  It lets students in all grade levels create customized self-published photo books that apply what they have learned in the classroom through a hands-on, project-based learning experience. 
Shutterfly Photo Story allows students to tell stories […]

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Cognitive Skills Assessment for PreK Students from Miss Humblebee’s Academy

Miss Humblebee’s Academy is an online curriculum for preschool through kindergarten aged children.  It includes activities in language and literacy, math, social studies and science, art, and music.  Mobile access makes it easy for children to view content on any device – whether they are at home or in the classroom. Cognitive Skills Assessment for PreK […]

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Drawp for School Now on Chromebooks

This year I’ve shared Drawp for School, a wonderful workflow management app for iPads and Android tablets.  Now Chromebook users can use this classroom tool by downloading the Chromebook app directly from the Chrome Web Store.  Teachers can now use the same creation, workflow, and storage capabilities of the Drawp for School mobile app on student […]

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DigiPuppets Tablet Toy for Interactive Game Play

DigiPuppets is a new educational toy and app company that combines a simple, classic toy with interactive apps to tell powerful stories that teach.  DigiPuppets are classic finger puppets with a twist – they work on your iPad, iPhone or Android device.  Kids pop Honey Bunny, or Zip the Zebra, on their finger and then tap […]

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OpenEd.io for Common Core Educational Resources

OpenEd.io is the world’s largest K-12 educational resource library and contains over a million assessments, homework assignments, videos, games and lesson plans.  Teachers can access content that is aligned to every Common Core Math, Language Arts, Literacy and Next Generation Science standard. It lets users easily find and assign resources from OpenEd’s pre-built lesson plans (lists […]

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New Exercises from Happy Numbers: K-2 Math

You may have seen my post last year on Happy Numbers, an online learning tool for K-2 students that introduces a variety of math concepts.  Happy Numbers has added a handful of new exercises that you’ll want to check out.  These new activities build upon the current exercises to help students take their learning to […]

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Mobile Parent Communication (with Students) from Tocomail

With Tocomail teachers can effectively create a walled garden class communication environment as they manage and monitor student communication.  Tocomail is also a great option for communication outside of classroom.  The families of your students can practice digital literacy skills at home by setting up parent accounts.  Parents can manage their child’s account and communicate digitally […]

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Promote Student Engagement with imakiku

imakiku turns students from passive listeners into engaged learners by leveraging mobile technology.  It enables real-time voting, posting and survey capabilities via smartphones, tablets or laptops.  Before class time, teachers can create questions for students with possible answers.  Once class starts, students can use the participation code (or scan a QR code) to access questions.  Students can submit […]

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Science4Us.com for K-2 Digital Curriculum

Science4Us is a K-2 standards-based, digital science program.  It is based on the 5E inquiry-based instructional model: Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, Evaluate.  Teachers can decide how to deliver material.  This program is flexible enough for whole group lesson, small groups or one on one instruction.  It includes embedded teacher support such as teacher guides and videos. […]

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The Sound Cart for Classroom Audio

Whether you are sharing a video clip at the beginning of a lesson or need your own voice projected around the room, having an audio setup in your classroom can definitely come in handy.  The KONGcart Bundle includes a special audio setup to help make this happen.  This tool comes with a 30W speaker from […]

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