LMS and Assessment Resources

Help Student Writers Practice and Grow with Writable

One of the highlights of my work is talking shop with other educators who are passionate about the power of technology in education. Earlier this month I chatted with Dr. Troy Hicks, a Professor of English & Education at Central Michigan University. We spoke about the world of literacy and EdTech. Dr. Hicks mentioned his […]

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Lifelong Learning with bulb Digital Portfolio App

What does it mean to embrace a lifelong learning mindset? Perhaps you model strategies for students throughout the school day, like mentioning a fascinating podcast or sharing an article you recently read. Another component of lifelong learning is the ability to track, reflect, and share what one has learned. A digital portfolio app can help […]

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Responsive Curriculum Management in Action

What does it look like to have a robust and responsive curriculum in your school? A well-designed, responsive curriculum gives teachers an opportunity to help students connect with content in a meaningful way. A clear plan for instruction and delivery can help students engage in deeper learning with subject matter in every classroom. Making sure […]

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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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