Adaptive, Interactive, Virtual World Fraction Game from Cignition

Mastery of fraction concepts is essential for student success in middle and high school math. The team at Cignition has developed online virtual world games. They were made to help students in fifth and sixth grade master fraction concepts. As part of Fog Stone Isle, each student is given a unique virtual world. In this world […]

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Special Opportunity from Cashtivity – Real World Math Challenge Tool for Teachers

Over the past year I’ve had the opportunity to work with the team at Cashtivity. It is a  fantastic math and entrepreneurship tool for teachers and students. They’ve developed a platform to help students build math skills through engaging, collaborative activities. Students can use Cashtivity to bring their ideas to life. Cashtivity includes bite-sized challenges for students. They […]

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Harnessing the Power of YouTube in the Classroom

There are amazing ways to elevate and energize instruction through using technology tools. One resource that’s popular with students of all ages — from the youngest to the oldest — is the video hosting website YouTube. YouTube lets anyone with a free account upload videos. Many organizations post collections of videos on this site, which is […]

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Graphing for Kids: Input Data & Make Charts on iPads

Graphing for Kids is an iPad app for students who want to explore how to input data and make charts. With this app students make charts and create their own graphs. Following step-by-step instructions students will draw a chart, input data, and make a graph. In this app kids will learn how to make bar graphs, […]

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Olympians Who Persevered: ELA & Math Practice Assignments from Edcite

It’s time for Round 3 of the Edcite Olympic Games series! The folks at Edcite have shared assignments about Olympians who persevered when faced with obstacles. It’s also a great way to engage students in standards-based ELA and math practice and teach them to never give up. In case Edcite is new to you, it’s a […]

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K-2 Math Tool You Might Be Missing (and a Chance to Get It for FREE!)

I’ve shared the Happy Numbers math tool before and I’m excited to announce their special promotion for teachers! This online resource supports differentiation by providing independent, individualized math instruction to students so teachers can focus on small groups. The adaptive scoring ensures students receive exactly enough practice to master a concept. Students receive immediate feedback […]

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Tiggly Shape’s Got Talent: Geometry App for Early Learners

Tiggly is a Class Tech Tips favorite! I’m excited to share another terrific app you can use with Tiggly Shapes! The Tiggly Shape’s Got Talent is a fantastic geometry app that takes a playful spin on learning early geometry concepts. With this iPad app students can read, play, and also record their own stories. Kids will practice shape […]

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History of the Olympics: Assignments from Edcite

It’s time for Round 2 of the Edcite Olympic Games series! In this round, they have shared some truly engaging formative assessments about the history of the Olympics. In case you’re not familiar with Edcite, it is a free platform that offers an extensive library full of teacher-created assignments. The assignments use technology-enhanced question types, […]

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Printables and PDFs on the Web for Reading, Math & More

I know how challenging it can be to find the perfect resource to support students as they build English Language Arts and math skills. You might be looking for a practice activity for your whole class, a small group, or just a select number of students who need extra help or enrichment. The folks at Super Teacher Worksheets […]

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Front Row: Personalized Math + ELA Practice

Front Row is a free, all-in-one program for math and reading comprehension that ensures every student receives high-quality, individualized practice. By addressing student weaknesses and building off strengths, Front Row is designed to increase confidence and promote growth in all students, regardless of their ability level. Personalized Math + ELA Practice Teachers can assign a specific […]

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