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The Best STEM Toys Under $25 – 2017

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 $25, proving that STEM isn’t limited to expensive electronics and fancy gadgets. Here are five of my favorites. Be sure to check the other two posts of this series: The Best… Read more

The Best STEM Toys Under $100

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 educational gadgets, gizmos, and toys.  I’m sticking with the format of three different price ranges, but don’t worry this year’s list does not include any repeats from previous years. Just don’t… Read more

The Best STEM Toys Under $50

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 one of many professional perks that I am lucky to have. I’m sharing my good fortune by again selecting my favorite STEM toys in three different price ranges. This year’s list does… Read more

The Best Headphones for Kids

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 — but affordable, durable, and comfortable headphones for kids. I’m happy to say that I can confidently stand behind two great options. Earbuds or Headphones? I strongly suggest that teachers and parents… Read more

A Chromebook I Can Recommend (Finally!)

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 stood out to me until recently. The Acer R13 Chromebook is in a class of its own.   Portable and Long-Lasting In education, two elements to device success are portability and being able… Read more

5 STEM Toys Under $25

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 and greatest educational toys and gadgets. I’ve selected my favorite educational toys in three different price ranges. This is the third post in a three part series. Part I: 5 Tech Toys Under… Read more

5 Tech Toys Under $50

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 and greatest educational toys and gadgets. I’ve selected my favorite educational toys in three different price ranges. This is the second post in a three part series. Part I: 5 Tech Toys… Read more

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

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 and greatest educational toys and gadgets. I’ve selected my favorite educational toys in three different price ranges. This is the first in a three part series. Part I: 5 Tech Toys… Read more

5 Awesome Tech Gadgets for Teaching and Learning

5 Awesome Tech Gadgets for Teaching and Learning

5 Awesome Tech Gadgets for Teaching and Learning One of last year’s most popular posts was 5 Awesome Tech Gadgets for Teachers and Students. This year I’m sharing another five educational gadgets that have really caught my attention. Ozobot The Ozobot bit is a tiny robot with gigantic possibilities for learning. Students start out drawing… Read more

5 Awesome Tech Gadgets for Teachers & Students

5 Awesome Tech Gadgets for Teachers & Students

Here are 5 gadgets that any teacher would love.  These 5 definitely make learning fun.  From programing drones, to making a piano out of bananas, this post has something for everyone. I’ve linked to sites offering the best prices (often directly from the manufacturer).  If you find a better deal, please share in the comments… Read more