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7 Favorite Nearpod Virtual Reality Lessons

Looking to bring virtual reality to your classroom? Nearpod’s virtual reality lessons provide students with fantastic ways to experience learning material. I’m a big fan of Nearpod and have shared some of the reasons I love this tool in past posts (like this one). As a one-to-one classroom teacher I used Nearpod with my students in […]

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10 Top Posts of the Year! EdTech Lesson Ideas & Favorites

Can you believe it? With the year coming to a close I’m excited to share 10 of the top posts on ClassTechTips.com this year! This year I’ve shared so many favorites. From EdTech lesson ideas to new tools there is so much to explore. In the list below you’ll find a range of posts that […]

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SAT Practice from Khan Academy & Turnitin Revision Assistant

Can you believe it? Winter break is fast approaching and it’s a great time for students to carve out study time for the SAT exam. If you’re looking for SAT practice resources to share with students there are two great tools you’ll want to check out. The first, is Khan Academy which you may already […]

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New Ways Teachers are Using Soundtrap Collaborative Music & Podcast Tool

Have you tried this yet? A few months ago I watched a live demo of Soundtrap. Teachers and students around the world use this collaborative music and podcast tool. Soundtrap is a web-browser and tablet friendly tool for education. It puts powerful audio recording options in the hands of students of all ages. Some students use […]

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5 Classroom Activities for the NEW Video Feature in Spark

It’s here! This year I’ve shared some of the reasons I love Adobe Spark. I’m so excited that they’ve just released a new video feature for Spark Video. Now, users can add videos to their Spark creation instead of just still images, icons and text. When you open up Spark Video there is now the choice to […]

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24 Hour of Code Resources for Teachers and Schools

Does your school participate in the Hour of Code each December? Looking to integrate computer science into the school day all year long? Here are a handful of my favorite resources for computer science and coding. Teachers who are ready to jump into the Hour of Code or looking for inspiration as they design a new curriculum will […]

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Hour of Code Webinars for Teachers and Students from Nepris

The countdown is on! Are you ready for Hour of Code? Hour of Code is a special week dedicated to helping students understand the power of computer science. The folks at Nepris understand just how important this week is for schools across the world. They also understand how incorporating Hour of Code lessons into regular […]

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How-To Strengthen Student Listening Skills with Podcasts

Podcasts are a great way to help strengthen student listening skills. Podcasts are audio (and sometimes video) recordings similar to a radio program or television episode. A wide range of organizations and individuals host podcasts and share their thinking around a topic through this medium. You can access podcasts through iTunes and the Podcast app on […]

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How-To 3D Print a Virtual Reality Headset

So last month I shared how excited I am about my Makerbot 3D printer and the potential for 3D printing in education (read the post here). Full disclosure – the folks at Makerbot sent me one of their printers for free. This was so I could try it out and share my experience. This year […]

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Soundtrap Collaborative Music and Podcast Tool for Education

Earlier this year I had the chance to see a demo of Soundtrap, an amazing tools for students and teachers. Soundtrap is a web-browser and tablet friendly tool for education that puts powerful audio recording options in the hands of students of all ages. With this tool students can record their voice using the microphone […]

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