Melissa Travis

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8 Things to Look for in An Educational App

Here are some of the tips that educational app reviewers draw on to select apps for teachers and students.

36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do

<b>36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>What should every teacher in the 21st century know and be able to do? That’s an …

Rules of (iPad) Engagement

How To Create An App Library

Apps and books are <b>more similar than they might seem.</b><p>They each diffuse content, provide access to expertise, and allow the cataloging and …

How to Get Hesitant Teachers to Use Technology

In my consulting as well as administrative technology work, I am often asked the same questions by different schools and officials. One of the most …

50 Fab Apps for Teachers

Education—there’s an app for that. In fact, there are hundreds of thousands of apps on the market designed for teaching and learning. As more schools …

21st Century Icebreakers: 13 Ways To Get To Know Your Students with Technology

<b>In honor of the start of a new school year, I am sharing one of my popular posts again with you with a couple of new additions!</b><p>On Monday I will begin …

10 Apps For More Organized Project-Based Learning

Project-Based Learning, by definition, is flexible.<p>It encourages learner-centeredness, provides the possibility of more authentic work, and allows …

5 Good iPad Apps for Social Studies Students

As social studies teacher I’m drawn to any iPad app that I think students will enjoy. After four months of writing this blog I’ve found some that …