LMS and Assessment Resources

Global Problem Solvers: The Series Videos for Students

Is your classroom full of global problem solvers? There is a new video series designed especially for middle and high school students that addresses this important topic. With the Global Problem Solvers (GPS: The Series) animation series, you can introduce students to how technology can solve problems around the world. This animation series shows students […]

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Must-Have Tech Tools for Instructional Coaches

How can you make the most of digital tools when coaching fellow educators? Last fall I met the passionate educators behind the ASCD book The Coach Approach to School Leadership: Leading Teachers to Higher Levels of Effectiveness. If you haven’t heard of The Coach Approach to School Leadership before, it is an insightful, practical book for […]

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Ideas and Tech Tools for STEAM Classrooms

Have you heard other educators buzzing about STEAM? Well if you’re looking to start with STEAM in your classroom, there is a new book, and a handful of tech tools you’ll want to check out! I had the chance to meet with fellow New Jersey educator and author Billy Krakower this summer. In this post, […]

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Real-Time Collaboration in Book Creator

If you are incorporating collaboration in the classroom, there is an open-ended creation tool you have to check out! Book Creator has been a go-to tool in my tech toolbelt for some time. You might have heard that this year I hosted a handful of webinars for the Book Creator team. I can’t wait for […]

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K-2 Research Resources for Readers from PebbleGo

If you’ve been on the hunt for informational text for students, you will love these resources from PebbleGo! At ISTE earlier this year, I sat down with the team from PebbleGo. Their dynamic online tool for students is designed specifically for early elementary school students. With PebbleGo you can access a wide range of K-2 […]

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Augmented Reality Heart Rate Tracker in Virtuali-Tee

Are you exploring augmented reality in the classroom? At ISTE this year I had the chance to see Virtuali-Tee in action. It’s an amazing augmented reality tool for students and users of any age. When it comes to using AR in the classroom, there are compelling use cases across the content areas. Just a few […]

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Answerables: A Learning Management System Inside a Video Game

When you think of a learning management system (LMS), a video game is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. This was definitely how I felt when I sat down with Mark Wu, CEO of NEXED, the team behind Answerables. We met at SXSWedu this year, and Mark showed off his new LMS. […]

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KOOV Educator Kit for Robotics, Design, and Coding in the Classroom

Coding in the classroom might be on your list of things to explore this school year. If you’re interested in combining digital coding with building and design, you’ll definitely want to check out the KOOV Educator Kit. The team at Sony Electronics recently released a kit for teachers to give them access to all the […]

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Defined STEM Project-Based Learning Tasks

What does STEM instruction look like at your school? If you’re not sure that you’re making the most of opportunities for cross-curricular exploration, you’ll want to check out Defined STEM. Their mission is to inspire and empower students while preparing them for the skills needed in the classroom and beyond. Their robust library of STEM […]

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Spark Video Activities for Google Classroom

Are you using Google Classroom this school year? I love combining favorite tools! Spark Video is a fantastic, web-based and mobile movie-making tool for students. If your students are using Google Classroom, they can easily share their Spark Video creations with classmates before showing off their work to the world! Spark Video is a powerful, […]

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