Pinterest Contest from Versal: Lots of Cash Prizes!

Earlier this year I shared Versal, an interactive course creation tool for teachers. To celebrate the back-to-school season, Versal is holding a Pinterest Contest. They’re asking teachers to create Pinboards that show how they would spend $2015 on education technology in their classroom this year. Interactive Course Creation Tool The entry with the most votes will receive a cash […]

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Edusight Notes for iOS: Standards Based Portfolio

Edusight is a standards-based portfolio to help teachers document student learning with grades, notes, photos, and audio/video comments. Edusight Notes for iOS (iPad and iPhone) lets you capture learning evidence in the classroom as it happens – quickly take a note or record a video of students as they learn, tag standards, and instantly add it […]

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Going on Now! #SchoolSupplied Promotion from PledgeCents

PledgeCents is a terrific website that schools and teachers can use to raise money for a cause.  Teachers keep whatever they raise and have the flexibility to raise for any need.  It is easy and straightforward to sign up and submit your cause.  PledgeCents even has a network that offers matching campaigns. Promotion from PledgeCents Right now, PledgeCents is running a #SchoolSupplied contest […]

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JotForm: Online Form Builder for Quizzes, Surveys & More

Teachers use lots of different tools to gather and collect information during the school day.  JotForm is an easy to use online form builder that can be used to create online quizzes, permissions, assignment submissions, surveys and more.  JotForm doesn’t require coding or technical expertise but is user-friendly for teachers with basic technology experience. Online Form […]

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Promote Collaboration with Free Lesson Plans from Cashtivity

Earlier this summer I shared Cashtivity, an engaging platform for entrepreneurship education and project-based learning.  I’ve had the opportunity to contribute lesson plans to Cashtivity’s new Campus section of their website.  These lesson plans compliment the Cashtivity platform and were designed to help teachers integrate the business building tool into their school day. Free Lesson Plans […]

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WriteLab: Strengthen Writing Skills & Provide Feedback

WriteLab is a powerful online tool built by writing teachers for students and other writing teachers. Students can upload or compose writing on any topic on WriteLab’s website and receive customized feedback. It offers immediate, neutral, non-judgmental and constructive responses to any writer’s prose. WriteLab helps students strengthen their writing while also providing a platform for […]

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Global Oneness Project: Free Multicultural Stories & Lesson Plans

I love free resources and here’s one perfect for teachers of multiple disciplines!  The Global Oneness Project offers free multicultural stories and accompanying lesson plans for high school and college classrooms.  Their award-winning collection of films, photo essays, and articles explore cultural, social, and environmental issues from around the world with a humanistic lens. Multicultural Stories & Lesson […]

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Virtual Field Trips: Search & Schedule with FieldTripZoom

If you’ve ever felt like your location or budget made field trips tough for your classroom, there’s a great virtual solution worth exploring. FieldTripZoom provides teachers with an online service that lets them search, order, schedule and connect to hundreds of live interactive educational programs. These programs provide students with unique learning experiences that can connect to your […]

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Cashtivity: An Online Platform for the PBL Classroom

In a project-based learning (or PBL) environment students explore a topic by solving a problem.  Earlier this summer I shared Cashtivity, a free online platform that can help students run their own business.  It provides kids with the tools they need to brainstorm and make decisions about running a business while working in teams.  Students […]

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New from ClassDojo: Class Story for Family Communication

ClassDojo is popular classroom tool that can help motivate students and keep track of behavior.  Parents can stay in the loop with ClassDojo Messaging which lets families see their child’s progress anytime and anywhere.  Class Story is a new addition to ClassDojo that makes it even easier to share the story of your day.  Teachers can […]

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