student engagement

Write About: Web-Based Writing Platform for Teachers and Students

Write About is a digital writing platform for classrooms with the mission of making writing fun and sharing easy. Looking to provide students with an authentic audience for their writing in a safe community? Write About is certainly sure to keep children engaged. Writing Platform Created by educators, Write About includes thousands of visual Ideas to spark every genre of […]

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Promote Student Engagement with imakiku

Looking to Promote Student Engagement this school year? imakiku turns students from passive listeners into engaged learners by leveraging mobile technology.  It enables real-time voting, posting and survey capabilities via smartphones, tablets or laptops.  Before class time, teachers can create questions for students with possible answers.  Once class starts, students can use the participation code (or scan a QR code) […]

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Kahoot for Interactive Learning Activities

Kahoot is a fantastic free tool that can be a game changer in BYOD or one-to-one classrooms.  This interactive platform also lets teachers create quizzes that students answer on their device.  There are no individual logins required, all students need to do is enter the pin number of your Kahoot room, add a nickname, and […]

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Splashtop Education in Action in California

Earlier this month I shared Splashtop a tool that can increase teacher mobility and student engagement in one-to-one classrooms.  Teachers can move around the classroom untethered (free from cables) and access all of their computer files in any software or format.  There is also support for schools using the Common Core State Standards. Classroom Learning […]

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