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News-O-Matic Free Pilot Program for Teachers and Students

News-O-Matic is a terrific resource for students and teachers. With five new articles available each day at multiple reading levels and in Spanish, this literacy solution is a must-have for teachers looking for high-interest informational text. The folks at News-O-Matic are offering a free pilot program for teachers and their students. You can now sign up […]

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7 Awesome Math Apps from the Math Learning Center

The Math Learning Center has a handful of terrific apps for math students. Their virtual manipulatives let students move pieces around the screen and even annotate to demonstrate understanding. Most of the Math Learning Center apps are available for iPads, Android tablets and web browsers – making them a favorite choice for teachers in BYOD or mixed-device […]

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Drawp for School Commits to Protect Student Privacy

Drawp for School is a fantastic workflow and collaboration tool that I’ve highlighted in the past. They’ve recently taken a few actions to show their commitment to protects student privacy.  More teachers, parents, and school administrators are now realizing the importance of protecting student privacy. Last week, Drawp for School signed the Student Privacy Pledge and next month their […]

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Bookshare Offers Accessible ebooks for Students with Print Disabilities

This month I had the chance to speak with the team at Bookshare — the world’s largest online library of accessible ebooks for people with print disabilities. A print disability is can include blindness, low vision, or a physical disability. This could include cerebral palsy or a learning disability, like dyslexia. Bookshare also has an extensive collection of […]

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LabQuest Stream Flexible Data Collection for Experiments

LabQuest Stream is a wireless and USB sensor interface. It helps students with scientific data collection for experiments. This tool works on a mobile device, Chromebook, or computer. No matter what type of device students are using, LabQuest Stream provides educators the freedom and flexibility to collect data using a wide variety of computing platforms. It is compatible […]

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Learn to Type with Typesy Typing Tutor

Typesy Typing Tutor is a software program that combines exercises and video to help students of all ages learn to type. Users can practice typing skills from anydevice, making this a great option for students in a BYOD (bring-your-own-device) learning environment. The activities are adaptive, meaning Typsey notices your progress and adjusts accordingly. It helps […]

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Money App for Teaching Values and Relationships

In the past few years I’ve shared some of my favorite apps from The Math Learning Center. Their new Money app helps students visualize and understand money values and relationships. Versions of the app are available for web browsers as well as downloads for Apple, Windows, and Chrome devices. Money Pieces provides students two versions […]

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Cloudschool Free Learning Management System: An LMS for Teachers

Cloudschool.org is a learning management system (LMS) that provides a simple, free way for teachers to plan and deliver lessons online. Teachers can also publish lessons, homework, and assignments for students to access on any device. This is without students needing a log-in. Teachers can use Cloudshool’s simple tools to create dynamic, multimedia-rich courses. Teachers can certainly […]

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Personalized Adaptive Learning Program ClassK12

Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) environments are popular in schools where students have access to a variety of devices or where students have a device from home they use at school.  ClassK12  is a personalized adaptive learning program for K-5 ELA and Math.  It also works on iPads, Chromebooks, Laptops, and Android devices.  Students can login to their ClassK12 account using […]

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Online Games for Students: DigiPuzzle for Skill Practice & Play

DigiPuzzle is a resource for online games for students that covers a wide range of skills and interests.  This website includes educational games. These games cover math skills like fractions and multiplication and playful games related to topics like wintertime.  Finding online resources for students that keeps them interested and engaged can be a challenge, but […]

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