classroom management

Create Engaging Activities for Your Online Classes Using Raptivity

How can you create activities that engage students during online classes? Making sure that students are interested in and excited about the content you share is essential. You can create an environment for online learning that is visual, engaging, and fun. Earlier this spring, the folks at Raptivity reached out to me to share two […]

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Why Using a Protective Case is Important (feat. Rug-Ed)

Do you use a protective case on student iPads? As a teacher, keeping student devices intact was one of my many classroom management challenges. In my classroom, we had a routine for taking devices out of the cart and bringing them to a learning space. Whether students were sitting side-by-side on the rug, or working […]

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Teacher-Tested Classroom Management Software for Schools

EdTech tools have altered the way we think about teaching and learning in the classroom, but sometimes these powerful devices are  distracting for students during the school day. The folks at Dyknow reached out to me this year, and I was excited to learn more about their classroom management software for schools. They’ve designed a […]

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Classroom Engagement Goes Wireless with Vivi

Engagement in the classroom can look different from one corner of the school to another. One thing that classes with high engagement have in common is a strong focus on student learning. Vivi is a classroom engagement solution that uses screen mirroring and video streaming on student devices. Designed by educators, for educators, it was […]

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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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TRAIN Classroom Management Data Collection Tool

Are you collecting useful data? The numbers and information we have access to on each student rarely tells the whole picture. The folks at TRAIN (Teachers Reporting Any Incidents and Needs) have created a new app. It helps educators collect school-wide data on classroom management data challenges. Teachers can enter reports on students behavior in seconds – […]

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ClassDojo Principal Accounts for School Leaders

Over the past few years I’ve shared some of the reasons why I’m a big fan of ClassDojo.  This app is a powerful tool for building classroom communities and keeping parents engaged and informed.  The folks at ClassDojo have found a way to help school leaders build a stronger school community.  This new tool will […]

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ClassDojo Groups: Monitor Participation & Collaboration

I’m a big fan of ClassDojo and always excited to share news on updates to this powerful classroom management tool.  ClassDojo lets teachers keep track of student behavior in their classroom and keep families informed of student progress.  They’ve just launched a new feature that is perfect for teachers who encourage students to work together. […]

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Collect School and Student Data with TRAIN

Schools and districts looking to change the way they collect school and student data can use this new tool. This includes data on climate and student behavior. You will want to check out TRAIN.  This mobile tool is designed for school-wide data collection, analysis, and communication.  With dedicated iOS and Android apps, teachers and school […]

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LiveSchool Reward System for Students

If you’re looking to improve student buy-in and classroom culture, you’ll want to check out LiveSchool – a reward system for students.  This free and simple tool lets users track, motivate, and reward student behavior and participation. Reward System for Students LiveSchool is perfect for individuals or teams of teachers looking to seamlessly manage student behavior […]

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