Assessment

Observational Assessment with Google Forms

How to Revive & Transform Observational Assessment with Google Forms

How to Revive & Transform Observational Assessment with Google Forms Observational Assessment Thoughtful observational assessment is among the most powerful tools a teacher can...

  • Spend Less Time Grading and More Time Teaching
    January 23, 2018

    Online Assessment Power Tool – Edulastic

    Online Assessment Power Tool Edulastic While I’m a big supporter of authentic assessment, and not a fan of DOK 1 types of assessment, a...

  • Creative Assessments
    August 19, 2017

    Creative Assessments

    Creative Assessments Nicole LaFave’s presentation from FM21on creative assessment for elementary, middle, and high school classrooms. Copyright secured by DigiproveDon't Miss a Pick - Follow Us

  • Looking for a Free, Quick Rubric Maker-
    June 15, 2017

    Looking for a Free, Quick Rubric Maker?

    Looking for a Free, Quick Rubric Maker? Quick Rubric QuickRubric.com A Simple Rubric Maker If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to...

Communication

7 Alternatives to TodaysMeet

Backchannels in the Classroom – 7 Alternatives to TodaysMeet 

Backchannels in the Classroom 7 Alternatives to TodaysMeet Backchannels in the Classroom Backchannels are a great way to facilitate meaningful classroom discussions that all...

Content Creation

Digital Blackout Poetry

The Ultimate Guide to Digital Blackout Poetry

Digital Blackout Poetry – The Ultimate Guide Blackout Poetry Blackout poetry has become increasingly popular in classrooms everywhere. If you’re not familiar with blackout...

  • How to Make a GIF
    May 21, 2018

    How to Make a GIF in 3 Easy Steps

    How to Make a GIF in 3 Easy Steps GIFs Are Everywhere As succinctly stated in this Smithsonian article,  “Thanks to the humble GIF,...

  • Make Your Own Font
    May 15, 2018

    Make Your Own Font in 4 Easy Steps

    Make Your Own Font in 4 Easy Steps Calligraphr Calligraphr makes it easy to make your own font from your handwriting. This free app...

  • Make Your Own Avatar in Four Steps
    March 11, 2018

    How to Make Your Own Avatar in Four Easy Steps

    How to Make Your Own Avatar in Four Steps DoppelMe.com From a safe alternative to online profile pictures to classroom welcome signs, job charts,...

Featured App

iPad Document Scanner

Manage Paper Like a Boss – Turn your iPad into a Document Scanner

Manage Paper Like a Boss – Turn your iPad into a Document Scanner OK, I’ll Say It: I Hate Managing Paper Efficiently dealing with...

Flipped Classroom & Blended Learning

Video Lessons for Every Subject

Video Lessons for Every Subject – Study.com

Video Lessons for Every Subject From Hemingway to Hemoglobin – Study.com This collaboration is brought to you by Study.com and is based on my...

Gadgets

STEM Toys Under $25

The Best STEM Toys Under $25 – 2017

The Best STEM Toys Under $25 – 2017 Nick’s Picks for Educational Toys 2017 There are so many great choices for STEM toys under...

  • Best STEM Toys 2017
    November 26, 2017

    The Best STEM Toys Under $100

    The Best STEM Toys Under $100 Nick’s Picks for Educational Toys 2017 It’s that time of year when I get to share my favorite...

  • Best STEM Toys Under $50 - 2017
    November 20, 2017

    The Best STEM Toys Under $50

    The Best STEM Toys Under $50 Nick’s Picks for Educational Toys 2017 Getting to play with the latest educational gadgets, gizmos, and toys is...

  • The Best Headphones for Kids
    June 11, 2017

    The Best Headphones for Kids

    The Best Headphones for Kids I’m often asked for advice on the best headphones for kids. Not just the best headphones for kids —...

General

Random List Generator

13 Awesome Random List Generators for Teachers

13 Awesome Random List Generators for Teachers It might not transform learning, but a good random list generator is a tool that every teacher...

Learning Apps Gone Free

Learning Apps Gone Free July 31 2017

Learning Apps Gone Free – July 31, 2017

Paid Learning Apps Gone Free July 31, 2017 Learning Apps Gone Free Today’s learning apps gone free feature tools for stargazing, photo editing, and...

Management

Seating Chart Tool

The Seating Chart Tool You’ve Been Looking For

The Seating Chart Tool You’ve Been Looking For Mega Seating Plan www.MegaSeatingPlan.com Mega Seating Plan makes it easy to create a variety of seating...

Presentation Resources

Ignite Student Voice with Flipgrid

Ignite Student Voice with Flipgrid

Ignite Student Voice with Flipgrid Free Access to Flipgrid Classroom Get FREE access to Flipgrid Classroom through September 30, 2017 with promo code NICKLAFAVE....

Reading Roundup #TeachDifferent

Halloween STEM Activities

100 Free Halloween STEM Activities

100 Free Halloween STEM Activities I’m a big believer in leveraging student interests for instructional engagement rather than fighting against their excitement (check out...

Review & Study

Flippity

Flippity – Create Flash Cards, Review Games, Random Name Picker…

Flippity – Create Flash Cards, Review Games, Random Name Picker… Flippity.net Flippity is a versatile set of tools that are quick and easy for...

Sharing Content

Share Bookmarks Save Time - Sqworl

Share Bookmarks and Save Time with Sqworl

Share Bookmarks and Save Time with Sqworl Sqworl.com Simple Visual Bookmarking for Educators Sqworl is a basic bookmarking site. Its simplicity and focus on...

Social Media

#mathematicalsongs

#MathematicalSongs

#MathematicalSongs Look what showed up in “Trends for you” on Twitter this morning! I collected a few of my favorite #mathematicalsongs. If your school...

Student Response Systems

7 Alternatives to TodaysMeet

Backchannels in the Classroom – 7 Alternatives to TodaysMeet 

Backchannels in the Classroom 7 Alternatives to TodaysMeet Backchannels in the Classroom Backchannels are a great way to facilitate meaningful classroom discussions that all...

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...