family engagement

Create Activities and Assignments for Students

This post is in partnership with Bloomz. All opinions are my own. Do you use a family engagement and parent communication app? Most of these platforms incorporate messaging and scheduling, but Bloomz is taking it to the next level. You can now create activities and assignments for students using the new features in Bloomz! If […]

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All-in-One Tutoring Platform for Educators

This post is in partnership with Trilogy Mentors, all opinions are my own. Have you thought about offering tutoring services to students? If the answer is yes, or if this is something you already do, I have a fantastic tutoring platform to tell you about. In this blog post, we’ll dive into Trilogy Mentors. You’ll […]

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How to Make Your Website Talk

I’ve had the pleasure of working with this company. All opinions are my own. Do you have a class website? Or are you building a website for students or parents? If you’ve ever wanted to add audio to your website, this blog post has you covered. I’ll share how you can add voice recordings to […]

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5 Tips for Sharing Online Learning Resources with Families – Easy EdTech Podcast 069

In this episode, you’ll hear five tips for sharing online resources with families. You’ll also learn the steps to take when you find a great resource and want to get it in the hands of your school community.  This week’s podcast is titled: 5 Tips for Sharing Online Learning Resources with Families. This is the […]

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How to Make Summer Resource Lists for Families

As the school year winds down and you are thinking forward to summer, a resource list for families might be on your to-do list. In this blog post, I’ve created a step-by-step guide for creating a summer resource list for families. My goal is always to make EdTech easier in any way I can, and […]

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How to Create Top Five Lists of Resources for Families – Easy EdTech Podcast 056

In this episode, I share tips for picking the best resources for families and organizing them so they are easy to share. You’ll also hear about three tools to make this happen and quick steps to follow! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Play Stitcher Spotify Resources for Families […]

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8 Free Online Resources to Recommend to Families – Easy EdTech Podcast 054

In this episode, I’ll share a few of my favorite online learning tools that you may want to recommend to families. If your students will be out of school for closures, these free tools are ones parents can easily access on a smartphone, tablet, or computer. Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: Apple […]

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How to Teach Your Students to Teach Others

Do you find it hard to keep up with all of the learning science research popping up across your Twitter feed? Well, there is a “secret” learning strategy you already use every day that could significantly improve your students’ grades… called learning by teaching! Learning by teaching (also known as the protégé effect) is an underutilized […]

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The Next Generation of School Communication

Family engagement and clear school communication are essential throughout the school year. How do you stay connected with your entire school community? Education technology tools can help all members of a school and district share information. As you reflect on the ways you’ve established clear channels of communication in the past and think forward to […]

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How To Record Your Spark Video in Multiple Languages

Do you have students and families in your school who speak more than one language? In schools and districts in different corners of the world, the answer to this question is often yes. Your students might speak another language at home. Families in your school might not speak the instructional language at your school and […]

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