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JFK Centennial Leadership Lessons from Apple Education

Today marks the centennial of President John F. Kennedy’s birth. The team at Apple Education has curated an amazing set of resources from the JFK Library and Museum. These resources are perfect for classroom exploration! These leadership lessons are designed to help educators inspire students around the world to become leaders in their own community. JFK […]

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5 Ways To Use Spark Creation Tools To Empower K-12 Learners

This past weekend I had the chance to share tips, strategies and lesson ideas for educators. They were looking to empower their students with creation tools. At the Tomorrow’s Classrooms Today Conference in New Jersey I led a session with ways to use the totally free, BYOD-friendly Adobe Spark creation tools. I first started using […]

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5 Totally Free Book Creator Webinars for Teachers

I am so excited to announce that I’m joining the awesome folks at Book Creator again this summer to offer five totally free webinars for teachers! These Book Creator webinars focus on five new topics and are perfect for teachers who are completely new to Book Creator or who are ready to take their use […]

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10 Free and Low-Cost Math Apps and Math Websites

From content consumption to content creation, there are many ways to use mobile devices with students. They can create how-to videos for authentic audiences, explain their thinking through screencasting, or use scannable technology in the math classroom, for example. Mobile devices can also be used to help students practice foundational math skills and build their […]

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Plan Ahead for the Next School Year with Kiddom’s Planner

This past year I’ve had the chance to connect with the awesome folks at Kiddom. As you wrap up this school year and prepare for a new group of students, you’ll definitely want to check out Kiddom’s Planner to plan ahead for the next school year. Whether you’re packing up…

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4 Ways to Teach Digital Citizenship with Adobe Spark

Turning students into content creators gives them an opportunity to explore a range of transferrable skills. Students can collaborate as they brainstorm ideas. They can work together to formulate a plan and create a movie. Or they can work independently as they design a website to share a learning experience with the world. When supporting […]

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4 Reasons to Check Out Califone’s GH507 Headset for Classrooms

Are you introducing gaming into your classroom? The folks at Califone have created a special headset for classrooms. It’s designed to give students reliable listening and speaking technology with high-quality sound and a detachable microphone. If your students…

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Find, Customize, and Create Digital Assignments with Edcite

Edcite is a free website that allows teachers to find, customize, and create digital assignments featuring technology-enhanced questions. Teachers can choose from over 22,000 digital assignments that other teachers have shared into the Edcite Assignment Library, including practice for many state-mandated assessments. Teachers can also build assignments using over 60 interactive question types, which include […]

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Increase Family Engagement with Schoolrunner Student + Parent Portal

At the beginning of this month I shared the modern data analytics tool Schoolrunner, which provides schools and districts with actionable data to drive instruction. This comprehensive data management system has lots of great features including the ability to simplify attendance and create, implement and edit goals to fit your school’s changing needs. In terms of parent engagement, there are […]

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Peergrade, Free Online Platform for Peer Feedback in Schools

How are you including peer feedback in your classroom? Peer feedback gives students an opportunity to share their work with classmates and review the work of others. Peergrade is a free online platform that lets teachers facilitate peer feedback sessions with their students. Peergrade is a company working out of SingularityU Denmark founded by David Wind, a PhD student and […]

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