Teacher Tools

Change the Narrative with Educator Stories

Podcasts are a powerful medium for consumers and creators. This year it’s been exciting to see so many educators enter the podcasting space. Regular followers of the blog know that I launched my podcast earlier this year. So you can imagine that I get pretty excited to talk about podcasts with my educator friends! Fellow […]

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Teacher Appreciation Giveaway from ClassTag

There is still time to join in a special Teacher Appreciation giveaway from my friends at ClassTag. They are collecting “make it happen” moments that celebrate teaching and learning in action. I’ve created three videos to spotlight special moments that I’ve shared here in this blog post — I can’t wait for you to check […]

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Easily Create Class Lists This Year with Class Creator

Like so many ideas that have changed the way we think about EdTech in action, many stem from challenges faced by educators in the field. It’s great when teachers turn their ideas into solutions that other educators can use! So when the team at Class Creator reached out to me earlier this year, I was […]

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Making Creativity Easier Than Ever with Buncee Ideas Lab

Have you heard the news? Buncee recently launched a brand new feature to help promote creativity in your classroom, Buncee Ideas Lab. This new feature gives classrooms the tools they need to easily innovate learning in your school, by featuring a variety of tips, tutorials, and pre-made templates. Buncee’s blank creation canvas gives classrooms the […]

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How to Add Music to Spark Video with Soundtrap

If you’ve ever watched a movie or television show and felt moved by the music, you know how powerful a soundtrack can be for a viewer. Whether it’s the opening song on Game of Thrones or the music in the credits of Forrest Gump, as consumers we often have an emotional connection to what’s playing […]

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Strategies for Coaching Educators in the Digital World

What does it look like to make the most of EdTech tools in a digital world? And how can school leaders support the tech-rich work happening in classrooms? Coaching educators in the digital world presents unique opportunities and challenges. So when I heard about a new book on the topic, I was excited to learn […]

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Book Club Invitation: Read, Create & Learn Together!

Moviemaking, website building, graphic design… your students can do it all! This May I’m hosting a book club that’s completely different from anything I’ve done in the past. You will read, skim, explore and create… to finish off the school year strong! You may have heard the news, 40 Ways to Inject Creativity in the […]

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Must-Have Lessons for Alcohol Responsibility Month

April is Alcohol Responsibility Month, and there is one wonderful online resource that has everything you need. With standards alignment, family engagement tips and engaging activities, Ask, Listen, Learn is full of high-quality, high-interest resources. Their digital platform gives you access to a fantastic set of information and ready-to-use lessons for your classroom. The resources […]

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See Beyond Behavior Podcast for Educators

Earlier this year consultant and author Torri Wright, reached out to share her new podcast, See Beyond Behavior. Are you following along with me on social media or on my email list? Then you know that podcasts have been front of mind for me this spring. As both a consumer and creator, this medium is […]

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Online Coding Competition for High School Girls

Last month on the blog I featured Girls Go CyberStart, a special cybersecurity and coding competition for high school girls. This totally free online coding competition is in full swing and there is still time to join! In this blog post I’ll share lots of details on the competition so you can jump in right […]

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