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How To Incorporate Technology in Your Next Meeting – Easy EdTech Podcast 039

In this episode, I share some of my favorite strategies for using technology in meetings and professional development sessions. You’ll also hear about how modeling tools in these sessions can spark discussions and build confidence in using technology in the classroom. In this episode I share a few tips for how to bring in digital […]

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Shadow Puppet is iOS 8 Compatible!

Shadow Puppet is one of my favorite digital storytelling apps and they have big news related to the launch of iOS 8.  Their iPad app, Shadow Puppet Edu is now compatible with iOS 8, iPhone 6, and 6 Plus.  They’ve added a few new iOS 8 specific features like the ability to save to iCloud Drive […]

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Scholastic Book Wizard: Scan Books for More Info

With this awesome app, teachers can scan and search books to access tons of information.  Scholastic Book Wizard lets you scan the barcode or type in the title of a text to find out the Lexile level and guided reading level of a book. Scholastic Book Wizard This tool works on iPhone and iPads making […]

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Slideshow App for Students from Shadow Puppet

Shadow Puppet is an amazing slideshow app that is perfect for students of all ages.  Children can take still images and bring them to life with narration using this story telling tool.  Shadow Puppet lets users zoom into pictures as they narrate a slideshow. Slideshow App for Students There are lots of ways to use […]

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14 Free Apps for Higher Order Thinking

Apps for higher order thinking can be a great push for your students to explain their thinking and create their own digital portfolio items. Apps that focus on higher order thinking can help your students start using focused thought processes to address new questions, investigations, and basic HOTS skills. Each of these apps can be […]

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Coordinate Grid for iPads

What does it look like to use iPads in the math classroom? Geometry Pad is a fantastic free app for drawing on a coordinate plane on iPads.  Draw figures, add text and identify the points on the grid.  This app is great for teaching how to identify x and y values and creating your own polygons using […]

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Social Studies Slogans to Make Your Own Memes

You’ve seen them in emails, on Facebook, even the Today Show features memes that have gone viral.  Students can create their own memes using Haiku Deck on their iPads. This “make your own memes” activity can be tailored to a wide range of learning goals. In the social studies classroom, you might present an exemplar […]

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