Steps Teachers Can Take to Enhance Learning With Technology

If you’ve ever walked across a conference expo hall or scrolled through your Pinterest feed, bright and shiny technology can instantly grab your attention. Making sure a new piece of technology or compelling digital resource is a good fit for your students is easier said than done. When time is taken for strategic integration, you […]

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Microsoft OneNote Class Notebook for Students

How do your students keep their work organized? And are you able to give feedback to students in real time? When I first started teaching in the classroom, I remember collecting student’s notebooks at the end of the day and flipping through them to see their work. I might jot a note down in the […]

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Making a Plan for Student Engagement with Tech-Friendly Strategies

What does student engagement truly look like? And are we making it a priority when entering classrooms and leading lessons? As an educator who now spends time in other teachers’ classrooms, I think about this topic often. And as someone who is wary of using technology just because it’s bright and shiny (aka “tasks before […]

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Turn School Permission Forms into PDFs with JotForm

Collecting and keeping track of permission forms can be an organizational headache for schools. As you work to leverage the power of technology in your school, you can combine online data entry with traditional PDF files. JotForm lets users input information and stays organized throughout the school year. Their new features lets you convert permission […]

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3 Tips for Meeting Student Needs Through Differentiated Instruction

No two students are exactly alike.  They come from different backgrounds, have different learning preferences, and learn at different paces. So when it comes to classroom learning, teachers all over the country work hard to take these issues into account. In order to learn best and meet their true potential, students need different instructional supports […]

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Sharing Your Screen in the Classroom: Go Wireless with Airtame 2

Sharing your screen is essential in today’s classrooms. Teachers can show off a strategy or introduce a new concept to their class. Students can present an idea to their classmates and show off what they have learned. With wireless mirroring, students can share their passions and interests with their peers. There are so many reasons […]

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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 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 a […]

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