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30hands Digital Storytelling Tool for Chomebooks and iPad

As a big fan of digital storytelling in the classroom it was wonderful to connect with the team at 30hands earlier this month. If you haven’t used 30hands before, this digital storytelling tool for students is definitely worth checking out! Available as an iOS app and on the web, students who use iPads and/or Chromebooks […]

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5 Books to Inspire Digital Reading Responses

Are your students responding to reading with digital tools? Last year I published two posts that featured some favorite apps and websites. On this particular list I focused on digital tools that give students a way to respond to reading. The first post 9 Reading Response Apps and Websites highlighted a handful of favorite tools for reading […]

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Eduporium Educator’s Discount Program: School and Teacher Discounts

Are you looking to bring more technology into your school this year? This week I’m at FETC in Orlando, Florida. I’m leading presentations for teachers and learning so much about what other educators in the field of edtech are most excited about this year. The folks at Eduporium just launched a brand new Educator’s Discount program […]

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WriteLab’s Chrome Extension for more than Spelling and Grammar

Are you using Chromebooks or laptops this school year? The folks at WriteLab have just released a free Chrome extension for spelling and grammar. Now teachers and students can clean and clarify their writing everywhere on the web. The Chromebook extension provides spelling and grammar feedback as you write emails and get ready to post on […]

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Showcase Student Work with bulb a Must-Have Digital Portfolio Tool

How do you celebrate and showcase student work? Technology tools make it easier than ever to set a purpose for learning in your classroom. Digital portfolios connect students to real audiences and give them a space to showcase their work from any subject area across multiple school years. Whether your students are wrapping up a […]

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3 Ways to Dazzle with Buncee Animation!

Looking for ways to spice up a presentation in the classroom? Searching for ways to engage students in creating fun, engaging content? Buncee is a fun and creative presentation tool that engages students in the 4Cs (Creativity, Communication, Content and Critical-Thinking). The team at Buncee has done an fantastic job with developing lots of ways to “Make Learning […]

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11 Websites and Apps for Social Studies Reading Passages

How are you making connections between your English Language Arts instruction and the work happening in social studies? Incorporating social studies reading passages into your instruction can help you address learning goals in both subject areas. If you are teaching a lesson about the American Revolution you might share a short selection of informational text […]

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Kinvolved Attendance Tool’s Powerful Impact Report

As a former New York City public school teacher I’m so excited to share the findings of a special report from the folks at Kinvolved. Kinvolved is a company that helps schools keep track and share attendance data. With the Kinvolved attendance tool, teachers can easily take class attendance and instantly and securely send notifications to families. […]

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8 Must-Have Websites and Apps for Science Reading Passages

Finding high-interest, informational text is an important part of locating just right resources for your classroom. If you’re on the hunt for digital reading material for your students, there are a few different websites and apps that have science reading passages for kids. The resources on the list below include text appropriate for a range […]

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Turnitin Revision Assistant: Instructional Tool for Writers

Last month Turnitin Revision Assistant was at a special White House event on instructional tools for educators. On December 7, the White House and the Department of Education hosted teachers and their students. They came together along with industry and legislative leaders for the Innovative Assessment Tech Jam. This was a special event in Washington, D.C. […]

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