Teacher Tools

How To Curate Curriculum Resources with Adobe Spark

Were you following along with my travels on Instagram stories? You might have seen snaps of my trip to Buffalo earlier this month. I was born and raised in New York and have traveled to lots of parts of the state. But this was my first trip to Buffalo — and it was lots of […]

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6 Things You Can Do with a PDF this School Year

What type of tools do you use in the classroom to interact with text and stay organized? Earlier this year the folks at Wondershare reached out to me. I was interested in learning more about PDFelement 6, a PDF editor that provides lots of options for teachers and students. Like many folks in education, I’ve […]

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How To Evaluate EdTech Tools for Your Classroom

Is there such a thing as the “perfect” EdTech tool? As a classroom teacher, I was always on the hunt for new iPad apps or websites. I hoped they would address different goals I had for students. In these early days of curating resources, I tried to filter out the fluff. I knew I needed […]

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An All-Inclusive Summer Camp Registration Solution

Running a summer camp, after-school program or any special event comes with plenty of logistical challenges. Earlier this year the folks at JotForm reached out to me to share a special way to use their form-building tool. You might have seen my posts featuring this tool for educators. Today I’m excited to share a summer […]

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Creative Teacher Projects for Every Classroom

Just about a month ago I led a special webinar for teachers all about Adobe Spark. Now typically when I share this powerful, open-ended creation tool, I focus on ways to turn students into creators. Not this time. This webinar was all about the wonderful things teachers can do with the Spark tools. In this […]

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Personalize How Your School Learns

As many of you know, I love connecting with educators all around the world. Although I do get the chance to travel to schools and regional events, I love how a webinar can bring people together from all corners of the globe. So you’re invited to a special webinar for educators and school leaders I’m […]

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Celebrating 2018 with Nine EdTech Giveaways

What was your favorite part of 2018? I don’t know about you, but it’s hard for me to choose just one. Although like every year, this one had it’s up and downs, there were so many things to celebrate in 2018. From a brand new book to lots of conference trips, it’s been a super […]

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How To Make This School Year Unforgettable

What does it mean to be unforgettable? As educators, many of us can look back and point to a teacher who is truly unforgettable. We can use adjectives to describe their passion and demeanor. We smile when we think to a memorable moment with that special person. For teachers who don’t have someone unforgettable that […]

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Reach Every Family with ClassTag Parent Communication App

As educators, we know the importance of family communication throughout the school year. Keeping channels of communication open and crafting messages for families are just part of the challenge faced by schools and teachers. If you’re a regular follower of the blog, you may remember that last year I shared a special parent communication app. […]

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I Asked, They Shared: Gifts for Teachers

Last year I put together a few gift guides for teachers but this year I wanted to try something new. I reached out to a handful of education authors to ask them for their favorites. Not only do they all have their own books (that would make fantastic gifts!), but their recommendations are wonderful too. […]

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