Get Parents Involved in Your Classroom with SimplyCircle

Earlier this summer I wrote about SimplyCircle, a free, safe and simple way to communicate with parents. Now they have apps for iOS and Android that are perfect for quick, on-the-go communication. Get Parents Involved Sending photos.  Families love seeing their kids’ photos and artwork. With SimplyCircle’s app, teachers can share photos from field trips or classroom activities […]

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Questbase Online Tool: Organize, Manage & Deliver Assessment

QuestBase is an assessment tool that lets teachers create online quizzes, tests and exams. Teachers can add their own questions, import them from external files, set options (for example, randomization, time limits, grading, etc.) then tests are ready to be taken by students. Results are available in real-time, allowing teachers to save time.  Math equations and formulas can be used, […]

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Easy Annotate: Simple & Dynamic PDF Tool

Easy Annotate is a fantastic iPad app that gives teachers and students a simple and dynamic way to interact with documents.  Users can upload PDF documents to Easy Annotate for side-by-side editing.  Easy Annotate lets students highlight, write, and take notes all over documents.  It’s a great choice for researchers and readers interacting with text […]

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Tabtor Math: Tablet-Based Program + Live Tutor

Tabtor Math is a tablet-based app that takes traditional tutoring to a new level.  Combining tablet-based instruction with the support of a live tutor, Tabtor Math addresses the needs of individual learners.  It’s a great choice for families looking to cut down on tutoring costs while continuing to support their children with extra math practice. […]

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LearnClick Online Cloze Test Creator

LearnClick.com is an online quiz creator for educators.  Teachers can create fill in the blank activities like drag & drop quizzes by simply highlighting the words they want to turn into gaps.  LearnClick lets teachers design their own quizzes and easily share what they’ve made with students. Test Creator After teachers create quizzes students answer […]

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Edusight: New Standards Based Classroom

Edusight is a standards-based portfolio to help teachers document student learning with grades, notes, photos, and audio/video comments.  The new standards based classroom environment on Edusight allows you to quickly and easily track mastery across any set of standards for your students. You can choose any set of standards you want to work with for […]

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Imakiku for Active Learning: Real-Time Student Response Tool

When students are part of an active learning environment they participate in class and collaborate with each other.  Imakiku is a real-time student response web-based tool designed to increase active learning in your classroom.  The only thing a teacher and their students need is a smartphone, tablet, or laptop. With no extra devices or apps, classrooms can start to use Imakiku […]

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Chronicle App: Confer, Collect Data & Collaborate

Chronicle is an iOS app for teachers that includes tons of features for busy educators.  Perfect for Reading and Writing Workshop conferring notes, Chronicle can be used to capture multiple images, videos, and audio recordings within a note.  This helps teachers easily provide meaningful feedback and document student growth.  Chronicle can be used to share […]

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Science4Us Digital Science Curriculum: Includes Embedded PD Resources

Science4Us is a standards-based digital science curriculum that teaches science using the 5E inquiry-based instructional model. In addition to over 350 digital games and online activities, there are tons of offline experiments and hands-on projects to keep students engaged and excited about science.  It’s a great choice for teachers looking to include cross-curricular activities that connect science instruction to math and […]

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Lyrics2Learn: Boost Comprehension with Music-Friendly Lessons

If you’re looking to capture your students attention while building core literacy skills, you’ll want to check out Lyrics2Learn.  This website hosts online reading centers and mini-lessons for elementary students.  Students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade can work independently through activities to strengthen comprehension and fluency.  This engaging platform can connect student interests to foundational literacy skills […]

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