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3 Reasons to Check Out Nearpod Essentials Interactive Lessons

If you’ve visited my site before you know that Nearpod is one of my favorite EdTech tools. When I travel to schools across the country I love sharing these interactive lessons with teachers. Nearpod is an engaging presentation tool that works on iPads, web browsers, Chromebooks, Android devices, you name it. Teachers can design their […]

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5 Nearpod Tips and Tricks for this School Year

There are so many reasons I love the interactive tool Nearpod. As a classroom teacher in a one-to-one iPad classroom I used Nearpod to create interactive presentations for fifth graders. As a professional development facilitator Nearpod is still one of my favorite technology tools. It provides real time information on how well students understand a lesson. […]

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Virtual Reality Lessons & Grant Application from Nearpod

When I visit schools to host workshops, one of my favorite tools to share with teachers is Nearpod. It’s a platform I used as a teacher in a one-to-one classroom and teachers I meet immediately see the power of this interactive tool. Nearpod has now added Virtual Reality Lessons to their engaging library. With Nearpod VR, […]

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High School Current Events Articles with Teacher Resources

Students of all ages benefit from learning about current events in the classroom. Introducing students to high-interest, relevant text goes beyond preparation for English Language Arts skills. You can help prepare students for the world of today and tomorrow with access to current events and skill building around critical thinking and evaluating sources. Readers today […]

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Technology Resources for Science Experiments – Easy EdTech Podcast 006

In this episode I share technology resources and ideas for your next science experiment. You’ll hear how to use EdTech tools to conduct, capture and prepare for science experiments in your classroom this year, with plenty of cross-curricular connections! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: iTunes/Podcast App Google Play Stitcher Spotify So let’s […]

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How To Get Started with Backchannels – Easy EdTech Podcast 004

In this episode I share strategies for using backchannels in your classroom to increase engagement and check for understanding. You’ll hear how this strategy can help with your formative assessment routines as well as some of my absolute favorite EdTech tools to help get the job done! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: […]

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Virtual Reality Classroom Discussion Prompts – Easy EdTech Podcast 001

In this episode I share strategies for introducing virtual reality into your classroom. You’ll hear a few favorite spots to find 360 images and videos, and discussion prompts to spark conversations around VR experiences! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: iTunes/Podcast App Google Play Stitcher Spotify So let’s make this EdTech easy… Identify […]

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Share Student Work with a Spark and Seesaw Combo

This month I traveled to Arizona for my second year as a featured speaker at the OELAS Conference. It was lots of fun presenting on blended learning, formative assessment, and digital tools for readers. During the blended learning session, I shared a favorite app smash with two of my go-to digital tools. Now you might […]

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Tech Resources for Your Next Science Experiment

Can an iPad help out with a science experiment? What role does a Chromebook play in the science classroom? Well, this month I hosted a webinar for SimpleK12 that tackled these questions. And I wanted to share all of the favorites from the webinar with you too! Of course, regular readers of the blog are […]

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Strategies to Promote Inquiry in Your Classroom

When students take part in inquiry-based learning they pose questions and research issues. Promoting inquiry in your classroom can take many forms. So I was excited to connect with Trevor MacKenzie who has written books on the subject. His new book Inquiry Mindset: Nurturing the Dreams, Wonders, and Curiosities of Our Youngest Learners, co-authored with […]

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