Quick Start Guide for Adobe Spark for Education

Creativity in the classroom is essential across grade levels and subject areas. Students can demonstrate what they’ve learned about a topic, synthesize information, and create a shareable movie, website or graphic with Adobe Spark. If you’re a regular follower of the blog, you already know that I am a huge fan of Adobe Spark. In […]

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Fitoons Healthy Eating and Exercising App for Kids

My friends at Avokiddo made a big announcement today! They just released Fitoons, a new educational app with the goal of helping kids eat healthy and exercise each day. Fitoons can help students develop healthy eating habits and discover ways to add exercise to their daily routine. Are healthy routines part of your curriculum? Whether […]

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A Tool from Finland to Support Phenomenon-Based Learning

If you are in the field of education, you’ve probably heard the buzz about innovative practices in different corners of the world. Finland’s education system tops the list as one of the places often cited for innovation in teaching and learning. Finland has built their entire education system around having students learn by solving real […]

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Everyone Can Create: Teacher Resources from Apple Education

Have you heard the news? I am so excited to share a new, totally free set of resources from Apple Education. Today Apple Education released four books of lesson ideas and one teacher guide to spotlight the ways Everyone Can Create. At a special event held earlier this year, Apple Education announced a new initiative […]

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TypeTastic School Edition Typing Practice for All Grade Levels

Does your school have a typing program for students? If you’re looking to support students with typing practice for all grade levels, you’ll want to check out TypeTastic School Edition. They made a big announcement this summer, and I’m excited to share the news with you! TypingMaster has just introduced TypeTastic School Edition! It includes […]

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K-5 Interactive Science Lessons on iPad

Do your science lessons inspire students to explore the world around them? If you are interested in bringing interactive science lessons to your classroom, here’s an iPad app you’ll want to check out! Tappity is an interactive app for iOS to help cultivate a love of science in elementary school-aged students. It contains adventures to […]

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Tips for Using Nearpod with Early Learners

Can you use Nearpod with early learners? You bet! This year I’ve had the chance to visit classrooms and work with teachers in different parts of the country. One of the highlights of this year has been working with an enthusiastic group of early learners in New York. The team at Nearpod has developed lots […]

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Book Creator Webinar Series for Summer

Well, it has finally warmed up here in the northeast and I’m excited to continue a summer tradition with the folks at Book Creator. From May through August of this year, I’m hosting 10 (that’s right – ten!) Book Creator webinars all about this open-ended creation tool. In this post, you’ll find registration links for […]

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Digital Copel Brain Games: Educational App for Kids

Are you looking for brain games to share with students and families? Digital Copel is an educational app for kids that contains over 300 lessons and over 1,000 problems for students to solve. Covering a wide range of topics, the team behind Digital Copel partnered with early childhood education centers in Japan to develop an educational […]

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3 Classroom Math Activities with Adobe Spark

How do your students share their learning in the math classroom? When it comes to movie-making, designing a website, or creating a social media graphic, we don’t often associate these activities with mathematics. But students of all ages can jump into open-ended creation tools to tell the story of their learning in any subject area.

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