LMS and Assessment Resources

Robots in the Classroom: RoboKind STEM Resources for Community Building

Is there a place for robots in the classroom? You bet! The folks at RoboKind have developed classroom-friendly robots and coding curriculum every teacher excited about STEM will want to check out. Robots in the Classroom RoboKind is an education company committed to creating cost-effective and inclusive education for all students. They have two products […]

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Connecting Literacy and Science: A Self-Paced Online Course for Teachers

Traditionally the school day is carved into chunks of time for each subject area. Cross-curricular exploration of content is essential! How can you connect literacy and science in your classroom? The new course Connecting Literacy and Science from rockstar educators Audrey O’Clair and Julie Willcott will help you strengthen your literacy and science instruction this […]

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Using Microsoft Learning Tools in Inclusive Classrooms

Have you seen the new Learning Tools from Microsoft? The team at Microsoft has developed a set of inclusive capabilities in Office and Windows to support all learners. Free for all users, the Microsoft Learning Tools will transform the way you think about using digital tools to create inclusive spaces for students. I spend a […]

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Classroom Tips for Biography Projects with Spark Page

Are your students content creators? Students can use their reading and research experiences to create a shareable website. If you’re looking for tips for biography projects, you’ll definitely want to check out the fabulous and free Spark Page website creation tool. I’m a huge fan of customizable, open-ended creation tools and Spark Page is perfect […]

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Ready-To-Use PBL Projects from Project Pals

What does project-based learning look like in your classroom? The folks at Project Pals are committed to making it easier for educators to find PBL projects that are just right for their classrooms. I’m super excited to share news about their pre-made project catalog! If you haven’t heard of Project Pals before, this platform is […]

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4 Reasons to Use NetRef When Evaluating EdTech

Evaluating EdTech and the effectiveness of your EdTech investments is a daunting task. How do you know if the return on learning is worth the expense of introducing new technology into your school or district? Many of you know a phrase I use when discussing technology integration: tasks before apps. It’s important to consider the […]

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Nominate an Inspiring Educator for SMART’s Give Greatness Contest

It doesn’t have to be Teacher Appreciation Week to celebrate the inspiring educators in your community! The folks at SMART are hosting a special contest to recognize educators from around the world. They know how educators make a positive impact in the lives of their students. That’s why this contest is titled “Give Greatness.” The […]

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Coding in the Classroom with CoderZ

How can educators incorporate coding in the classroom? The team at Intelitek have developed a platform for students learning how to code. CoderZ can help students build a foundation for computer science. This tool lets middle school and high school students work at their own pace both inside and outside of the classroom. CoderZ is […]

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15 Ways to Use Book Creator for Reading Responses

Are you looking to energize and elevate reading responses in your classroom? Well, I am so happy to have partnered with my friends at Book Creator to make a special ebook just for you! This free ebook is full of ways to use Book Creator for Reading Responses. I know you’ll find ideas for how […]

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Can an app spark student curiosity? Curiosity in the Classroom

Regular readers of this blog know I love the phrase tasks before apps. So when talking about curiosity in the classroom, can there really be an app or website that answers the question in our title: Can an app spark student curiosity? Like most digital tools and online resources for students, it all comes down […]

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