Assessment

Give Your Students a Voice with Flipgrid

Give Your Students a Voice with Flipgird — Guest Post by Nicole LaFave

Give Your Students a Voice with Flipgrid We’ve all had them: that one student who just won’t contribute to class discussions (I’ve even taught...

Communication

Parent Teacher Communication Rockstar

Become a Parent-Teacher Communication Rockstar

Become a Parent-Teacher Communication Rockstar Bloomz.net While teachers recognize the importance of effective parent communication, we never seem to have enough time for it....

Content Creation

Transform Student Writing into Professionally Illustrated Books

Transform Student Writing into Professionally Illustrated Books

Transform Student Writing into Professionally Illustrated Books Storybird What if, instead of giving students another writing assignment that they are likely to dread, you...

Featured App

Apples Best Apps of 2016 in the Classroom

Apple’s 10 Best Apps of 2016 Include Some Great Apps for Education

Apple’s Best Apps of 2016 in the Classroom Apple’s Top 10 Apps of 2016 feature four that could prove helpful in the classroom. These...

Flipped Classroom & Blended Learning

Flipped Classroom - UTC

Don’t Flip Out About Flipping Your Classroom – 2016

Don’t Flip Out About Flipping Your Classroom Links and Resources from my sessions at Upstate Technology Conference 2016 Remove Lecture 6 Ways to Create...

Gadgets

A Chromebook I Can Recommend (Finally!)

A Chromebook I Can Recommend (Finally!) With so many different Chromebooks on the market, it’s hard to know which one to buy. Few have...

  • Best STEM Toys 2016
    December 12, 2016

    5 STEM Toys Under $25

    Nick’s Picks for Educational Toys 2016 Tech Toys, STEM Toys, and More As a tech coach and consultant, I get to check out the latest...

  • Best Tech Toys Under $50
    December 11, 2016

    5 Tech Toys Under $50

    Nick’s Picks for Educational Toys 2016 Tech Toys, STEM Toys, and More As a tech coach and consultant, I get to check out the latest...

  • Best Educational Toys of 2016
    December 10, 2016

    Nick’s Picks for Educational Toys 2016 – 5 Tech Toys Under $100

    Nick’s Picks for Educational Toys 2016 Tech Toys, STEM Toys, and More As a tech coach and consultant, I get to check out the latest...

General

Classical Music for Studying - Free Apps

Classical Music for Studying – 7 Free Apps

Classical Music for Studying 7 Free Apps Classical music for studying? The research might surprise you. The Mozart Effect, the idea that classical music...

Learning Apps Gone Free

Learning Apps Gone Free - October 28

Learning Apps Gone Free – October 28, 2016

This Week’s Paid Learning Apps Gone Free Learning Apps Gone Free: Night Sky 4: A powerful astronomy app that enables you to identify constellations by...

Management

How to Copy Folders & Subfolders in Google Drive

How to Copy Folders & Subfolders in Google Drive Copy Folder Copy Folder is the easiest way I know to copy folders and subfolders...

Presentation Resources

Flipped Classroom - UTC

Don’t Flip Out About Flipping Your Classroom – 2016

Don’t Flip Out About Flipping Your Classroom Links and Resources from my sessions at Upstate Technology Conference 2016 Remove Lecture 6 Ways to Create...

Reading Roundup #TeachDifferent

The Power of Yet - Growth Mindset

The Power of Yet – a Growth Mindset Reading Roundup #TeachDifferent

The Power of Yet – a Growth Mindset Reading Roundup Five handpicked  articles and posts from my virtual PLN about Growth Mindset – encouraging the power...

Review & Study

Quizlet Live

Quizlet Live – a Live, Multi-Player Classroom Review Game

Quizlet Live Quizlet.com Quizlet has long-been one of my most frequently used study and review tools.  The online flashcards and quiz games have been...

Sharing Content

News for Kids - Newsela

News for Kids – Customize the Reading Level, Assign Articles, and More

News for Kids – Customize the Reading Level, Assign Articles, and More Newsela Newsela.com Finding news for kids can be time consuming. Finding one...

Social Media

Create a YouTube Channel for Your Class

Create a YouTube Channel for your Class! — Guest Post by Nicole LaFave

Create a YouTube Channel for your Class! Guest Post by Nicole LaFave In my first year of teaching, I’d spend hours each week gluing...

Student Response Systems

Simple Formative Assessment - Plickers

Simple Formative Assessment with Plickers

Simple Formative Assessment www.Plickers.com Formative assessment has become easier with the introduction of so many engaging formative apps and websites. I remember my enthusiasm years...

Video Tools

Video Clips to Identify Bias, Propaganda, Rhetorical Devices

Use Video Clips to Identify Bias, Propaganda, Rhetorical Devices, and More

Use Video Clips to Identify Bias, Propaganda, Rhetorical Devices, and More ClipChoose ClipChoose is a quick and easy way to share and compare YouTube...