LMS and Assessment Resources

Learn How To Organize Student Data with eduCLIMBER

It’s always exciting to come across EdTech tools created by educators. Classroom perspective and experience working with students, can spark ideas that turn into websites and apps for the world to use. This year I connected with the team at Illuminate Education, and I’m excited to tell you about their interactive tool for educator, eduCLIMBER. Illuminate’s […]

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Sparking Empathy in 2019: Fellowship Opportunity for Educators

Are you looking to spark empathy with your students this school year? My friends at Empatico and Participate have a very special opportunity for educators. They have opened up the application process for the 2019 Empathy Project Fellowship. Empatico is a free tool for teachers to facilitate connections between classrooms in different parts of the […]

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How To Use Screensharing to Increase Student Engagement

What strategies do you use to promote student engagement in your classroom? Students can take ownership of their work and show off their learning throughout the school year. To bring students into the teaching process, empower every learner with opportunities to share their screen. Screensharing is a popular teaching strategy. An educator leading a classroom […]

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2018 Teacher Gifts: Favorites for Holiday Shopping

It’s almost halfway through December, and I’m ready to share a new gift guide for you to explore. Earlier this season I reached out to a handful of my favorite educators and authors. They helped create the list you can see in the blog post linked here with their recommendations. As I worked to put […]

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Why Every Teacher Needs a PLN and How to Get One

Do you have a PLN? I try my best to avoid using too many acronyms in my conversations. I also try to avoid them when writing about education. However, PLN might be one of my favorites. My PLN has transformed the way I think about education. It has changed the way I think about my […]

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ProLOCK iPad Cases and Special Deal from Rug-Ed

Are you looking for a way to keep student devices safe? The folks at Rug-Ed reached out to me this fall to share some of the special features for their iPad cases and a special deal. If you’re interested in checking out these hardcore cases, it’s the perfect time! iPad Cases for Schools Rug-Ed’s iPad […]

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How PortfolioGen Helps Students Create Free Portfolios

Do your students have fantastic work to share this school year? If your students have a wide range of creations, they can help their work shine with an online portfolio. A digital space to showcase student work opens the possibilities for a wider audience for students. Whether students are preparing for college applications, curating the […]

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3 Ways to Make Literature Real and Relevant

How can you make curriculum content real, relevant, and approachable? Making student-centered instruction a priority is an important place to start. As you keep learners front of mind, finding student-friendly content and sharing this content strategically can help students make meaning of your curriculum goals. Fostering a lifelong love of learning is essential. There are […]

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Celebrate Geography Awareness Week with Augmented Reality Scavenger Hunts

It’s here! This week is Geography Awareness Week, and I’m excited to share some tech-friendly ideas for exploring the world with your students. Augmented reality scavenger hunts can get your kids moving both inside and outside the classroom. With an AR creation tool like Metaverse, teachers and students can create scavenger hunts for Geography Awareness […]

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Intervention and Supplemental ELA & Math Resources for Students

When the team at Measuring Up reached out to me I was interested in taking a look at their new resources for teachers and students. They’ve broadened their offerings for schools to provide a blended solution for lessons and formative assessment. Measuring Up now offers each state customized, standards-driven resources. In this blog post you’ll […]

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