Andrew Streit

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20 iPad Apps To Teach Elementary Reading

Kids can develop skills in letter sounds, writing, and first words with ABC PocketPhonics. Independent research has shown kids using this app can …

Kids

Simple iPhone trick frees up storage space you didn’t know you had

Quick — go check and see if you have enough free space on your iPhone.<p>I’m guessing you’re like the rest of us, and can use a little more — especially if you’ve got a smaller iPhone in the 16 GB range.<p>If you’re looking to free up some storage space on any size iPhone, here’s a bizarre little trick …

iTunes

5 Dice - A Fun Math Activity on iPads

5 Dice is a nice iPad app designed to provide students with a place to practice and develop their understanding of the order of operations.<p>The 5 Dice …

Three Ways to Share Bundles of Links With Students

Trying to get all of your students to the same set of websites at the same time can be a frustrating experience for you and for them. Just a …

Print Posters With Almost Any Printer

Last night I published a post that featured a poster of explanations of common logical fallacies. This morning I received an email from a reader who …

6 Powerful Chrome Apps for Classroom Management

November 6, 2015<br>For those of you using Chrome in their instruction, below is a collection of some of our favourite extensions to use for classroom …

4 Excellent Apps for Taking Screenshots on Mac

September 19, 2015<br>After we have seen how to take screenshots on the web, iPad and Chromebooks, today we are sharing with you some very good apps to …

Apps

Build a Solar Oven - A Hands-on Science Lesson

Following up on my previous post about the science of BBQ, here's another cooking-related science lesson. Making a Solar Oven (link opens a PDF) is a …

How to Create a Progress Chart in Google Sheets

Flippity provides a handful of great Google Sheets templates. I've featured their Random Name Picker, Flashcard, and Jeopardy templates in the past. …

How to Create a Rubric in Google Sheets - Video Demonstration

Yesterday, I published a post about the Google Sheets Add-on called Online Rubric. This morning I had a couple emails from folks with questions about …

How to Create & Distribute Flipped Lessons Through EDPuzzle

EDpuzzle is a neat tool that allows you to add your voice and text questions to educational videos. On EDpuzzle you can search for educational videos …

A Short Guide to Taking Screenshots on Your Laptop and Tablet

Visual aids can be very helpful when you're introducing a new website, app, or software to students or colleagues. Being able to take and send a …

5 Tips for a More Meaningful Rubric

<b>Teachers who use rubrics:</b><p>set clear guidelines and expectations from the outset of the school year.<br>• hold students accountable for the work they produce …

Create Short Stories and More on Make Beliefs Comix

Make Beliefs Comix is a multilingual comic strip creation service that I've featured a few times in the past. Through Make Beliefs Comix students can …

Now Take Notes on Drive Videos with VideoNot.es

This is a guest post from Beth Holland (@brholland) of EdTechTeacher - an advertiser on this site.<p>VideoNot.es allows students to take notes while …

Great Google Drive Add-ons for Teachers - A PDF Handout

Last week I presented three webinars on behalf of Simple K12 (the recordings will be available later this week). The third of those webinars was all …

6 Powerful Teacher Apps for Creating and Editing Videos on Mac

July 25, 2015<br>looking for some good apps to use on your Mac to create and edit videos? The selection below has you covered. We have carefully …

Apps

This Tiny iPhone Charger Has 128GB Of Extra Storage Built Right In

Leaving home without your smartphone's charging cable is as disastrous as forgetting the device itself. That's why ultra-compact charging cables are …

Gear & Gadgets

How to use Sphero the Robot for incredible STEM lessons

As someone who primarily taught math and science when I was a classroom teacher, I associated robots, robotics curriculum, and robot apps as things …

Here Is A Handy Tool for Creating Rubrics to Use in Class

July 19, 2015<br>ForAllRubrics is another cool web tool for easily creating rubrics, checklists, and badges. The site provides a wide variety of …

CiteFast- An Incredibly Easy Citation Tool for Students

July, 2015<br>Cite fast is an easy to use web tool for creating citations. Students can utilize it to generate citations in different formats: APA (6th …

Introduction to Canva- a fast graphic arts option for educators!

Canva makes me look good! I love good visual graphics and believe they help draw readers in. I use canvas to support my weekly #ChattTechChat Twitter …

Add a Flipboard Profile Badge to Your Website

Flipboard profile badges are now available for bloggers, partners and fans. You can choose from a variety of simple logos in different sizes, shapes and colors.<p>Visit https://share.flipboard.com/ to get started.<p>Scroll to the “BADGE” portion of the page. Select your preferred color and shape, then …

10 Mac Tips Every Teacher Should Know about

July 9, 2015<br>Mac is an incredible piece of gadgetry and an ideal companion for teachers. It has tons of features and functionalities that can make …

A Great App for Making Animations That Draw Themselves

July 8, 2015<br>VideoScribe has recently released a new enhanced app called VideoScribe Anywhere.The new app is much more powerful, faster and more …

Soundtracks

Year One With a 3D Printer: 17 Tips

Me and Bob Marley<p>I will admit that "Bob Marley" and I had a rocky relationship. That's what I named my 3D printer, a Makerbot 3D Mini, which I got in …

Bob Marley

Daily Deals on Phones, Electronics and More

Product Management