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5 New Additions to the EdTech Graveyard

5 New Additions to the EdTech Graveyard

#EdTechGraveyard This year the EdTech Graveyard honors the memory of 5 more tools that have passed on. Since 2019 the EdTech Graveyard has served as a memorial to EdTech tools that have checked out and a place to find some alternatives.  New Additions Visit the EdTech Graveyard to pay your respects and find alternatives to… Read more

The Complete Beginners Guide to Apple Pencil

The Complete Beginners Guide to Apple Pencil

Learn everything you need to get started with your Apple Pencil in under eight minutes. From drawing perfect shapes to converting handwriting to text, this video has you covered. Watch the whole video, or click on any timestamp below to go directly to that topic. Getting Started Working with Text Drawing Tools You Might Also… Read more

Star Wars Day Ideas for the Classroom

Star Wars Day Ideas for the Classroom

May the Fourth Be With You Engage your students this Star Wars Day by incorporating some Star Wars Day ideas into your classroom. Check out these resources for any subject.  Lessons and Idea Collections Star Wars in the Classroom  Dedicated to teaching and learning with Star Wars, Star Wars in the Classroom has lessons and… Read more

Oodle – It’s Wordle for Math

Oodle – It’s Wordle for Math

Ooodle puts a math spin on the popular word game Wordle. Instead of guessing a daily 5-letter word, players are presented with a daily 5-number equation. The equation’s answer is provided, and players check their answers after each attempt (6 maximum). Each number 1-9 (or 1-12) is used only once. Just like Wordle, numbers that… Read more

Make Your Own Wordle

Make Your Own Wordle

Wordle is all the rage right now. If you’re not familiar, it’s an addictive word game played by more than 300,000 people daily. Now teachers can make their own Wordle, using words of any length, with just a few clicks. What’s Wordle? Players get six chances to guess a randomly-selected five-letter word. The colors of… Read more

Top EdTech Picks of 2021

Top EdTech Picks of 2021

Here’s a look back at my top #EdTech picks of 2021: Alternatives to Google Expeditions, Meme Templates for Students and Teachers, Collaborative Brainstorming, Awesome Google Slides Templates, A Great Tool for Real-Time Communication, Collaboration, and Formative Assessment. Other Popular EdTech Picks Netflix Template – Engage Your Students in Any Subject Area The Ultimate Guide to… Read more

Getting Started with Meditation in the Classroom

Getting Started with Meditation in the Classroom

Meditation in the Classroom I previously shared a look at the potential benefits of integrating mindfulness in the classroom. Now, teachers have another resource to help them bring “better focus, less stress, and happier thoughts” to their classrooms. Another premier meditation app has joined Calm in offering teachers access to their resources for free. Headspace… Read more

New to Mac? These 4 Short Videos Have You Covered

New to Mac? These 4 Short Videos Have You Covered

Designed for people who are new to using a Mac, this series will introduce you to all the essential skills you need to make the transition from a PC in just 4 short videos. Getting Started with Mac Apps and the Desktop: An introduction to working with apps, features found in the menu bar, and… Read more

7 Alternatives to Google Expeditions and Tour Creator

7 Alternatives to Google Expeditions and Tour Creator

Alternatives to Google Expeditions Google Expeditions and Tour Creator were among my favorite tools for taking students on virtual field trips and empowering them to create their own virtual tours. Now that they’ve moved to the EdTech Graveyard, it’s time to look for some alternatives. These alternatives are all free and work on any device… Read more

4 Great Sites and Apps for Shark Week

4 Great Sites and Apps for Shark Week

Shark Week Sites and Apps Check out four of my favorite websites and apps to help you get the most out of Shark Week. SharkWeek.com The one site for all things Shark Week. Go behind the scenes, find shark facts, photos, videos, and more. Website Ocearch Shark Tracker This is my favorite app of the… Read more