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Adobe Spark Book Birthday Celebration

How do you inject creativity into your classroom? I can’t believe a whole year has passed since the release of 40 Ways to Inject Creativity into Your Classroom with Adobe Spark. Ben Forta and I published this collection of lesson ideas and activities last fall and are celebrating the one-year book birthday already! In the past […]

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Add QR Codes to Posters with These Quick Steps

Do you use QR codes? Do you make posters? In this blog post, I’ll share tips on how to create QR codes and how to add QR codes to posters. We’ll start off with the what, then the why, and finally the how. With these quick steps, you can start adding QR codes to your […]

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How to Add Captions to Student Videos – Easy EdTech Podcast 035

In this episode we’ll discuss the steps it takes to add captions to student videos. You’ll hear about different captioning resources available to you and your students so you can easily add captions to your video creations this school year! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: iTunes/ Apple Podcast App Google Play Stitcher […]

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Personal Branding for Students and Educators — Easy EdTech Podcast 033

In this episode we will discuss how personal branding with students might have a place in your classroom. You will hear strategies for your own professional or school brands, as well as guiding questions and tools to help students set up their own brand this school year! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: […]

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Movie-Making Activity to Strengthen Classroom Community

Whether it’s the beginning, middle or end of the school year, it’s always a wonderful time to share stories! At the start of the school year, students can introduce themselves to their classmates while learning how to navigate new digital platforms. An “all about me” activity is a great option for helping build your classroom […]

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5 Tips for Creating Infographics with Students

Do you use infographics in your classroom? Student readers should be able to gather information from infographics. Student creators should be able to make one. In this blog post, I’ll share five tips for creating infographics with students, along with a few places to find examples. You’ll also hear about a tool you can use […]

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Build Classroom Community with a Creative Project — Easy EdTech Podcast 030

In this episode we’ll discuss how to build classroom community while addressing skills like speaking and listening, digital citizenship, and computer literacy. You will hear how to start  the school year by providing a way for students to creatively introduce themselves and share their interests and goals for the school year. Subscribe to the podcast […]

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Tech-Friendly Student Storytelling Activity – Easy EdTech Podcast 028

In this episode we’ll discuss a Tech-Friendly Student Storytelling Activity you can use with Adobe Spark Post. This includes a step-by-step guide on how to implement this activity in your classroom using the technology you have. You will hear where to find my free planning pages to help your activity be a success! Subscribe to […]

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Adding Captions to Student Videos (feat. Adobe Spark)

This summer, I’ve had the opportunity to work with students who created videos on a variety of topics. From tips for new Minecraft users to recommendations for favorite books, the focus of their creations has varied greatly. One conversation we’ve had regardless of the subject of their video is how they can connect with their […]

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Tech-Friendly Student Storytelling Activity

If you’ve worked with elementary school-aged students, you know they have stories to tell. Whether they are recounting an adventure on the playground, sharing a special moment from a birthday party, or crafting their own imagined narrative, students of all ages are storytellers. Last month I had the opportunity to work with a fantastic group […]

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