Klassroom Parent-Teacher Communication App for Elementary Schools

Keeping open lines of communication is essential all school year. Klassroom is a parent-teacher communication app for elementary and preschool teachers. They’ve developed a tool, especially for schools serving younger children to make sure everyone stays connected! It’s not a complicated software that a school has to install, but a tool every teacher can choose to […]

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Video Tips for Back-to-School with mysimpleshow Classroom

How are you using video in your classroom this school year? If you’re looking for some video tips for back-to-school, the folks at mysimpleshow have you covered. mysimpleshow Classroom is an all-in-one, online solution for educators who want to incorporate video into their teaching and learning process. Video Tips for Back-to-School There are lots of […]

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Earn Graduate Credit for Reading Professional Books

A very special opportunity came my way and I can’t wait to tell you all about it… This year there were over 150 people who joined my summer book clubs. It’s been so much fun listening into the Flipgrid videos and conversations around my books. Whether you join a book club or like to read […]

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Tasks Before Apps Fall Book Club

This fall I’m super excited to host a summer book club all about Tasks Before Apps: Designing Rigorous Learning for a Tech-Rich Classroom, my book from ASCD. Although I’ve talked to some educators who are hosting a Tasks Before Apps book clubs at their school, I wanted to make sure you had the opportunity to join […]

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Crowdbeamer Presentation Tool for Teachers

How do you engage students and share information during a presentation? If you’re looking to provide resources to students in the moment, you’ll want to check out crowdbeamer. Crowdbeamer is a presentation tool for teachers that makes it easy to share your screen in real-time. Presentation Tool for Teachers This summer I had the chance […]

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Must-Have Creativity Tools for Students

I grew up in a family where the Beatles were on constant rotation. It was the default soundtrack for many family car rides. Even today The Beatles Channel on Sirius XM is definitely in my Top 10 stations. It’s Channel 18, in case you’d like to add it to your list too! A few years […]

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Storyboard That Paper-Sized Layout for Classroom Creations

Are you looking for a customizable creation tool for your classroom? The team at Storyboard That has you covered. I’ve been a fan of this tool for a long time, and I’m excited that they have released a new paper-sized layout feature – I know you will be too! Earlier this month I hosted a […]

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How-To Find Success in Your Co-Teaching Partnership

Professional development can take many forms. The most powerful professional learning is relevant and actionable. I’m so excited to share a new online course from a former colleague and fellow Participate author. Finding Success in Your Co-Teaching Partnership is now open for enrollment, and you’ll want to check this out! Co-Teaching Partnership As a classroom […]

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Don’t Reinvent the Wheel Each Fall

When it comes to getting organized, today is the perfect day to start! When leading professional development or hosting a workshop for teachers, I often get the same questions. One question that popped up a few times just last week was how to keep teacher resources organized. If you are looking for one place to […]

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School Health App Kinsa Keeps Kids Healthy

As you prepare for the new school year, there are actions you can take to leverage the power of technology. The team at Kinsa reached out to me earlier this summer. They have partnered with Lysol for a special program to help keep kids healthy. Kinsa’s school health app and smart thermometer are a powerful […]

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