LMS and Assessment Resources

Digital Portfolios: Capture Learning In (and Out) of the Classroom

This post is in partnership with Spaces, a tool for digital portfolios. All opinions are my own.  Educators and parents alike often share a similar insight, “Students are more than their grades… their report card doesn’t tell the whole story.” As their teacher, working with your students on a daily basis, you have the opportunity to see […]

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How to Help Students Prepare for AP Tests with UWorld

This post about AP Test prep is in partnership with UWorld. All opinions are my own. Do your students take Advanced Placement tests? As I shared with the UWorld team when I first connected with them this fall, AP tests were a big part of my high school experience. As a college student, I was […]

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Manage Your District Typing Program with TypeTastic School Edition

This post is in partnership with Typing Master. All opinions are my own.  Do you use a typing program in your school? Classrooms across the world have incorporated typing programs, but managing them can be a challenge at an administrative level. You can now manage your district typing program with the TypeTastic School Edition platform.  […]

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Tips for Using Breakout Rooms with Desiree Alexander — Easy EdTech Podcast 090

In this episode, EdTech consultant Dr. Desiree Alexander shares tips for teachers using breakout rooms during video calls this year. You’ll hear strategies for getting started with breakout rooms and how to take it to the next level. Whether you are using Zoom, Google Meet, or another video conferencing tool this year, this episode has […]

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simpleshow Video Maker & MS Teams App

This post is in partnership with simpleshow. All opinions are my own.   Are you looking for a simple video maker for your students? If you are using Microsoft Teams, you’ll definitely want to explore simpleshow and their new integration for the MS Teams app! Regular readers of the blog might remember that I’ve featured simpleshow […]

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Cloud-Based Digital Learning Suite from Impero

This post is in partnership with Impero. All opinions are my own.   How can you make the most of the digital spaces you and your students use every day? Having tools that help students and teachers work safely and productively is important. So I was excited when the team at Impero reached out to me […]

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How to Increase Participation During Asynchronous Instruction (Part 2) — Easy EdTech Podcast 088

In this episode, I’ll share participation strategies to try out when students are working on their own, or through self-paced activities during asynchronous instruction. You’ll hear six strategies and a half-dozen EdTech tools to help you put these ideas into action. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Play […]

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Why Student Engagement is Essential This Year

This post is in partnership with GoGuardian. All opinions are my own.   This school year is very different than any in the past — and that is truly an understatement. This fall, I connected with the team at GoGuardian. They have a new report that features highlights from their research on student engagement. They’ve broken […]

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How to Increase Participation During Synchronous Instruction (Part 1) — Easy EdTech Podcast 087

In this episode, you’ll hear strategies that boost engagement and increase participation during live video lessons and synchronous instruction. If you are participating in synchronous learning experiences this year, this episode has six strategies to try out with students during your next online lesson. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast […]

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4 Tips for Assessing Online Learning and Feedback — Easy EdTech Podcast 086

In this episode, I’ll share tips for checking for understanding while students learn online. Whether you are part of a distance learning initiative or teaching students with technology in the classroom, assessing online learning and giving feedback is essential. Listen in for strategies and favorite EdTech tools to support assessment and feedback. Listen to the […]

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