group projects

How to Find Photos for Student Projects

Do your students use photos for projects? Although a simple Google Image Search might be a tempting way for them to find photos, it’s not the only option. In today’s blog post, I’ll talk about the benefits of making collections of photos for students. If you’re wondering how to find photos for student projects, this […]

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How to Easily Manage Dozens of Student Projects

Just last week, I spent time with educators in Texas, where we looked at tools perfect for creative student projects. During our conversations around technology integration, one thing that came up a few times was how to keep things organized while students work in digital spaces. From project-based learning, passion projects, and design thinking exploration, […]

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How to Create Collaborative Group Activities with CirclyApp

What does collaboration look like in your classroom? In my book Tasks Before Apps, I have an entire chapter dedicated to the idea of collaboration. Collaboration is more than just “working together” but includes setting a purpose and having students work towards a common goal. So you can imagine that I’m always on the lookout for […]

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Media Contest to Celebrate Student Projects (feat. StudySync)

How do you celebrate student projects? I’m very excited to share a media contest from StudySync that celebrates all of the ways students can share their learning. Students in middle school and high school can participate and share their multimedia creations! For the past seven years, StudySync has hosted an annual contest to celebrate the […]

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A Tech-Friendly Peer Feedback Strategy

This past summer, I had the opportunity to work with high school students attending a design camp. In today’s blog post, I want to share with you a combination of two favorite EdTech tools. You’ll hear about a peer feedback strategy I used with students this summer, and tips for how to tailor this activity […]

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3 Math Apps for Stations

Designing math stations in your classroom? iPads can give students access to learning games and virtual math manipulatives.  Teachers looking to engage students with interactive activities can incorporate iPad apps into station work.  This is a great option for classrooms with access to just a few devices. As well as for teachers looking to make […]

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Co-Create Multimedia Notebooks with bindrs

If you are looking to create multimedia notebooks with your students you’ll definitely want to check out bindrs.  This completely free tool supports group projects and is as simple to use as a paper notebook.  It utilizes social media channels like Facebook and Twitter to help bring students together to create, update and share projects. […]

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