KONGcart Bundle and Blended Learning

This year I’ve shared some of the reasons why the KONGcart bundle is a great option for tech-friendly classrooms.  As more and more teachers explore blended learning models they are looking for classroom solutions for lowering the cost of implementation.  In a blended learning model educators combine face-to-face learning experiences with tech-based instruction.  Teachers can […]

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Creature Caretaker for Critical Thinking

Happy Pi Day! GlassLab is an innovative company that has developed a new game that helps build students’ critical thinking and proportional reasoning skills.  With Creature Caretaker students receive instruction and feedback on finding unit rates and using proportional reasoning to keep their creatures happy. Designed for grades 5-8, Creature Caretaker can also be played […]

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Google Drive + Standards Planner Management Tool

Over the past few months I’ve highlighted tons of great features about Standards Planner.  Their Google Drive integration is by far the most convenient to teachers using this platform in their classroom. This free web app is easy to setup and you can connect to your Google files with one click. Standards Planner Management Tool Standards Planner […]

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Edusight Notes: Quickly Document Student Learning

Earlier this year I featured Edusight, a fantastic tool for teachers. Edusight has spent the last three months perfecting Edusight Notes.  Teachers can now easily take photos or notes on their iPads and create student portfolios to share with students and parents – all for free. Document Student Learning Thousands of K-12 teachers from hundreds of schools across North America […]

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Class Responder for Interactive Lessons

Class Responder allows you to interact in real time with every student in class using smartphones, tablets, or personal computers. Teachers can assign lessons through Class Responder and students will automatically see the assignment and respond with their answers. You can review each student’s individual responses ​or​ compare​ responses on a class level in order to measure understanding. Interactive Lessons With Class Responder teachers can create […]

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Versal: An Interactive Learning Tool

Versal is a creative tool for teachers that brings learning to life for students.  With this interactive course creator users can combine text, video, images, quizzes and customizable elements.  It’s a versatile platform for teachers looking to engage their students with high-quality content.  Versal is perfect for blended learning environments and helps students stay on […]

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CartoonSmart Video Tutorials and Guides

CartoonSmart is a great resource for students and educators looking for video tutorials on Art, iOS development, HTML5 and more.  As one of the first video-learning sites on the web they’ve embraced the interest in mobile app development and have tons of tools for teachers and their classes.  Their lessons can be streamed online or downloaded to […]

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LiveSchool Reward System for Students

If you’re looking to improve student buy-in and classroom culture, you’ll want to check out LiveSchool – a reward system for students.  This free and simple tool lets users track, motivate, and reward student behavior and participation. Reward System for Students LiveSchool is perfect for individuals or teams of teachers looking to seamlessly manage student behavior […]

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Increase Parent Engagement By Sharing Student Learning With Seesaw

Seesaw is an iPad app that captures student work making it easy to share with teachers and families.  With this app students can snap a picture of their work, record their voice and quickly show off what they have learned.  As more and more people use their phones to keep track of what is going on in […]

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Create Learning Maps with Edynco

Edynco is an online tool for creating learning maps.  A learning map is a version of a mind map specially designed for teachers and students.  Learning maps can include several elements (called nodes) including: title, instruction/summary and an attached resource, which can be a website, quiz, video, audio, PDF, image or document. Nodes are placed on […]

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