LMS and Assessment Resources

An Introduction to the ACES Framework – Easy EdTech Podcast 049

In this episode, you’ll learn about my ACES Framework for thoughtful technology integration, introduced in my first book in 2016. I’ll share each part of the framework in this episode. You’ll also hear examples of the ACES Framework in action including a unit example from my book Tasks Before Apps. Subscribe to the podcast on […]

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Digital Tips for Quick and Thoughtful Peer Feedback – Easy EdTech Podcast 046

In this episode, you’ll learn about tech-friendly peer feedback strategies for any classroom. You’ll also hear about EdTech resources that support student collaboration, including a few of my favorite digital tools and workflows. Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: iTunes/ Apple Podcast App Google Play Stitcher Spotify Quick and Thoughtful Peer Feedback Last […]

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Teacher-Tested Classroom Management Software for Schools

EdTech tools have altered the way we think about teaching and learning in the classroom, but sometimes these powerful devices are  distracting for students during the school day. The folks at Dyknow reached out to me this year, and I was excited to learn more about their classroom management software for schools. They’ve designed a […]

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A Tool to Help Schools Go Paperless

The idea of going paperless isn’t about a buzzword. It’s about making the most of your time and staying organized throughout the school year. There are definitely times when you and your students will want to have a pencil in your hands. But when you want to digitize forms, automate routines, and keep track of […]

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Student-Driven Online Reading Program for Elementary Classrooms

How do you use technology to support readers in your school? If you are exploring reading tools for students, the team at Lexia has expanded its Core5 reading program. They made the announcement at ISTE in Philadelphia earlier this summer, and I’m excited to share more details in today’s blog post. As a former upper […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About Kahoot’s Summer Update

Do you Kahoot? For back-to-school this year, Kahoot has announced some big updates and new features. In this blog post, I’ll take you through five things you need to know about the Kahoot updates this summer. I’m also super excited to host a giveaway for some Kahoot swag this month! Click here to enter the […]

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Tech Tips for Your Next Read Aloud – Easy EdTech Podcast 027

In this episode we’ll discuss ideas for bringing your read alouds to life with technology in your classroom — in any subject area. You will hear tech-friendly tips to engage your reader’s attention, imagination and creativity as they interact with the text! This week’s podcast is titled “Tech Tips for Your Next Read Aloud.“ Although […]

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The Best of #ISTE19 News from Soundtrap | Day 3

Did you hear the news? This week I’ve partnered with Soundtrap for a special blog series! On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday this week, Soundtrap is sharing the very best from the ISTE Conference. Here’s the announcement in case you missed it! A large industry conference like ISTE can feel overwhelming for everyone. This is my […]

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The Best of #ISTE19 News from Soundtrap | Day 1

This year I’ve partnered with Soundtrap to share their very special podcast series. Over the next three days, Soundtrap will release a brand new podcast episode featuring the very best news from ISTE. Below, you’ll find a special message — I can’t wait for you to check it out! How to Empower Student Voice with […]

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8 Budgeting Tips to Save Schools Time and Money

It’s the time of year when schools and districts are reviewing budgets and making plans for the upcoming year. Although I can hardly believe it is June already, I’m so glad that the folks at Kiddom reached out to me to share a new guide to support school leaders this season. Kiddom’s school budgeting tips […]

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