LMS and Assessment Resources

Create Engaging Activities for Your Online Classes Using Raptivity

How can you create activities that engage students during online classes? Making sure that students are interested in and excited about the content you share is essential. You can create an environment for online learning that is visual, engaging, and fun. Earlier this spring, the folks at Raptivity reached out to me to share two […]

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Remote Learning Webinars and Community from Microsoft Education

Over the past few months, remote learning has been front of mind for so many educators. With lots of available resources to support this work, I’m excited to spotlight some of the fantastic free resources from Microsoft Education.  They have new remote learning webinars and a remote learning community for educators. At the end of March, […]

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Quick Tips for Microsoft Distance Learning Tools

What does it look like to set up a distance learning program in your school or district? Educators across the world are tackling unprecedented challenges. And the concept of distance learning has come to the forefront of our conversations. If you already use Microsoft products with your students or are looking to dive in deeper, […]

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6 Creative Tools for Project-Based Learning

Project-based learning is more than just a buzzword. When thoughtfully integrated into instruction, it provides a vehicle for students to explore new concepts and apply their new knowledge. At its core, project-based learning asks students to research as they address a question or investigate a solution to a problem. There are lots of creative tools […]

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3 Quick Ways to Capture Student Learning

How do you capture student learning? This question can go in lots of directions. We know that students can snap a picture of their work. And we know that kids can capture their learning by recording their voice or typing a response. To capture student learning, you can give kids a way to create a […]

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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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