KONGcart Bundle and Blended Learning

This year I’ve shared some of the reasons why the KONGcart bundle is a great option for tech-friendly classrooms.  As more and more teachers explore blended learning models they are looking for classroom solutions for lowering the cost of implementation.  In a blended learning model educators combine face-to-face learning experiences with tech-based instruction.  Teachers can […]

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Creature Caretaker for Critical Thinking

Happy Pi Day! GlassLab is an innovative company that has developed a new game that helps build students’ critical thinking and proportional reasoning skills.  With Creature Caretaker students receive instruction and feedback on finding unit rates and using proportional reasoning to keep their creatures happy. Designed for grades 5-8, Creature Caretaker can also be played […]

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Google Drive + Standards Planner Management Tool

Over the past few months I’ve highlighted tons of great features about Standards Planner.  Their Google Drive integration is by far the most convenient to teachers using this platform in their classroom. This free web app is easy to setup and you can connect to your Google files with one click. Standards Planner Management Tool Standards Planner […]

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Edusight Notes: Quickly Document Student Learning

Earlier this year I featured Edusight, a fantastic tool for teachers. Edusight has spent the last three months perfecting Edusight Notes.  Teachers can now easily take photos or notes on their iPads and create student portfolios to share with students and parents – all for free. Document Student Learning Thousands of K-12 teachers from hundreds of schools across North America […]

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Class Responder for Interactive Lessons

Class Responder allows you to interact in real time with every student in class using smartphones, tablets, or personal computers. Teachers can assign lessons through Class Responder and students will automatically see the assignment and respond with their answers. You can review each student’s individual responses ​or​ compare​ responses on a class level in order to measure understanding. Interactive Lessons With Class Responder teachers can create […]

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Versal: An Interactive Learning Tool

Versal is a creative tool for teachers that brings learning to life for students.  With this interactive course creator users can combine text, video, images, quizzes and customizable elements.  It’s a versatile platform for teachers looking to engage their students with high-quality content.  Versal is perfect for blended learning environments and helps students stay on […]

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News-O-Matic Site License for Schools

This year I’ve highlighted some of the reasons that I love News-O-Matic as a source of quality informational text for students.  This app is available on multiple platforms including iPads, Android tablets, and the Kindle Fire.  News-O-Matic‘s content can be accessed by teacher and student subscribers on all of their devices at no extra cost – […]

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Spelling and Letter Practice App DIC-DIC

DIC-DIC is an educational game for students that lets them practice writing and letter-sound matching.  Children can choose from varying levels of difficulty and whether or not they want to use clues.  This spelling and letter practice app is a great choice for kids practicing their first language and for building vocabulary in a foreign language. Letter […]

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CartoonSmart Video Tutorials and Guides

CartoonSmart is a great resource for students and educators looking for video tutorials on Art, iOS development, HTML5 and more.  As one of the first video-learning sites on the web they’ve embraced the interest in mobile app development and have tons of tools for teachers and their classes.  Their lessons can be streamed online or downloaded to […]

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Build Sentences with Sentopiary: Grammar Practice on iPads

Sentopiary is a fun and simple app for learning grammar by building sentences.   With a clean and crisp user interface, the colorful word parts stand out on the screen and make it easy for students to navigate.  The app has four levels that match national curriculum in elementary and middle school classrooms by altering levels of complexity and […]

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