LMS and Assessment Resources

All-in-One App from ClassDojo: Connects Teachers, Parents, and Students

ClassDojo has been featured on my site a handful of times the past few years because I think it is a truly transformative tool for educators.  They’ve released a brand new update that takes all of its fantastic features to the next level. The new app is available on both iOS and Android devices and […]

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Prodigy Free, Common Core Math Game

Game-based learning is a topic we have covered numerous times on ClassTechTips. In search of a Common Core Math Game? If you have not already experimented with game-based learning with your class, make 2015 the year you do! Common Core Math Game One program that is doing a fantastic job of gamifying common core math is Prodigy. […]

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ProjectWriter for Collaborative Classroom Assignments

ProjectWriter is a new web tool that lets teachers design projects step-by-step for a Collaborative Classroom.  Users start off by naming their project and adding assignments for students to complete, such as answering a question by submitting a piece of writing.  As soon as they complete the task you can view their work and offer feedback. […]

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8 Free Apps and Web Tools for Staying Organized

The start of a new year is a great time to think back and reflect about what really worked for you and what isn’t quite cutting it. When it comes to staying organized, there is no one-size-fits-all. It’s really all about finding the system that works for you, picking apps or tools that you will […]

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JoomlaLMS – Powerful Learning Management System

If you are thinking of moving your classroom online and applying a blended or flipped learning approach then check out JoomlaLMS Learning Management System. Learning Management System JoomlaLMS is a professional eLearning platform with innovative training options, advanced reporting and conferencing application. With JoomlaLMS you can spend more time teaching rather than managing your classroom. The […]

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Edusight – See the Whole Picture!

Edusight has been working with thousands of K-12 teachers across North America over the past 4 months to develop simple assessment tools. Assessment Tools Use the Edusight Notes mobile app to take photos, or write text notes, and review all your qualitative assessment of student performance in a simple portfolio view at any time. Use Edusight […]

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Online Resource ReadWriteThink for Reading Lesson Plans

ReadWriteThink is a fantastic online resource for K-12 teachers.  It includes reading lesson plans, access to English Language Arts lessons, and activities for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade.  Teachers can search by theme, lesson objective, and grade level as they look for the perfect idea to bring back to their students. Reading Lesson Plans ReadWriteThink […]

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Tweeting the Read Aloud: Engaging and Motivating Readers

Read-alouds are a crucial part of English language arts instruction. Students of all ages should be exposed to high-quality stories and informational text. Reading aloud to children provides an amazing opportunity for them to engage with text. Younger students can listen to stories that are too challenging for them to tackle by themselves.  Older children […]

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How to Link Google Forms to QR Codes

On the blog, I often share some of the reasons that I love Google Forms. Including how they can be used to collect assessment data.  You can use Google Forms for students to turn in information.  They might fill out a Google Form to submit a book recommendation, request extra help, or to complete an interest […]

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Google Forms Spotlight: Formative Assessment Checklists

I am a big fan of Google Forms – a fantastic customizable survey tool.  If you have access to Google Drive through your school email address or have set up your own for free, then you can create amazing forms to meet the needs of your classroom.  A Google Form is a survey tool that […]

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