Coding in the Classroom with Avokiddo Apps for Kids

I love the Hour of Code and how students across the world celebrate coding at the end of each calendar year. Regular readers know that I love to spotlight seasonal topics, but I sometimes worry that isolating terrific resources to a month or a week makes it seem like they don’t have a regular place […]

Read More

Change the Narrative with Educator Stories

Podcasts are a powerful medium for consumers and creators. This year it’s been exciting to see so many educators enter the podcasting space. Regular followers of the blog know that I launched my podcast earlier this year. So you can imagine that I get pretty excited to talk about podcasts with my educator friends! Fellow […]

Read More

Must-Have Tech Tools for Instructional Coaches – Easy EdTech Podcast 014

In this episode I share EdTech tools every instructional coach should know about and how they can change your everyday practice. You’ll hear about these favorites and a book recommendation for coaches, so you can build your EdTech tool belt and this school year! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: iTunes/Podcast App Google […]

Read More

Teacher Appreciation Giveaway from ClassTag

There is still time to join in a special Teacher Appreciation giveaway from my friends at ClassTag. They are collecting “make it happen” moments that celebrate teaching and learning in action. I’ve created three videos to spotlight special moments that I’ve shared here in this blog post — I can’t wait for you to check […]

Read More

The Next Generation of School Communication

Family engagement and clear school communication are essential throughout the school year. How do you stay connected with your entire school community? Education technology tools can help all members of a school and district share information. As you reflect on the ways you’ve established clear channels of communication in the past and think forward to […]

Read More

How to Use Spark for End-of-Year Celebration Videos

The end of the school year is a special time full of reflections, memorable events, and plenty of to-do items to take care of before the year comes to a close. As a classroom teacher, this time of year was always full of things to check off my list while in the midst of celebrations. […]

Read More

Quick Strategies for Virtual Walking Tours – Easy EdTech Podcast 013

In this episode I share a spotlight tools for easy access to virtual walking tours for students. You’ll hear about why you should consider bringing virtual walking tours to your classroom and how you can incorporate this resource into your everyday instruction in just a few steps! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: […]

Read More

5 Ways to Use Sutori for Social Studies Lessons

Where does technology come into play in the social studies classroom? The team behind Sutori reached out to me this month to let me know about some significant changes to their EdTech tool. Over the past few years, Sutori has evolved from an interactive timeline tool to a more broad presentation web app that is […]

Read More

Easily Create Class Lists This Year with Class Creator

Like so many ideas that have changed the way we think about EdTech in action, many stem from challenges faced by educators in the field. It’s great when teachers turn their ideas into solutions that other educators can use! So when the team at Class Creator reached out to me earlier this year, I was […]

Read More

Making Creativity Easier Than Ever with Buncee Ideas Lab

Have you heard the news? Buncee recently launched a brand new feature to help promote creativity in your classroom, Buncee Ideas Lab. This new feature gives classrooms the tools they need to easily innovate learning in your school, by featuring a variety of tips, tutorials, and pre-made templates. Buncee’s blank creation canvas gives classrooms the […]

Read More