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5 Good iPad Apps to Gather Students Feedback

Engage, assess and personalize your class with Socrative. Educators can initiate formative assessments through quizzes, quick question polls, exit …

A 1:1 iPad Menu For Guided Reading

<b>A 1:1 iPad Menu For Guided Reading</b><p>Choice boards are powerful tools for providing students with both choice and direction in their work.<p>The idea, …

Hopscotch 2 – Lesson 1

Hopscotch 2 means better learning<p>You may have read my previous posts on Hopscotch, the iPad app that teachers kids to code. This is an important app …

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How to Use Green Screen Effects on iPads

How to Use Green Screen Effects on iPads<p>Updated on April 28, 2016<p>Making Movies Magical<p>These days, very little comes out of Hollywood without special …

A Simple Visual Guide to Create Google Custom Search Engine for Your Class Blog or Website

April 27, 2014<br>If you have a classroom blog or website ( or even a personal blog ) then you definitely need to set up a Google Custom Search for it. …

Everything BYOD!

Here are some resources to help start a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) initiative.<br>1. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) LiveBinder<br>2. Infographic: Are Your …

The Ultimate Guide to Using the Maker Movement in Education

The maker movement, a technological and creative learning revolution underway around the globe, has exciting and vast implications for the world of …

How Can We Maximize the Potential of Learning Apps?

As we see it, the new media offer two dramatically fresh opportunities. One is the chance to initiate and fashion one's own products. As we …

ChatterPix – Create Talking Pictures on Your iPad

ChatterPix Kids is a free iPad app that you and your students can use to turn pictures into talking pictures. To create a talking picture just snap a …

A Letter To Parents Of Digital Age Children

<b>A Letter To Parents Of Digital Age Children</b><p>First, let me thank you for entrusting me with teaching your children, honoring the amazing individuals …

Twitter Aligned with Bloom's Taxonomy for Your Students

Thinking about using Twitter with your students ? The visual below is one of the best guide I have come across online. The graphic is created by …

Lunch & Learn: PD Reflections

You’ve seen, heard and read it everywhere: teachers need ongoing technology professional development. That’s where my job, and might I note one of …

A Search Engine for SMART Notebook Files

Google Custom Search allows anyone to create his or her own search engine. The benefit of this is that you can create a very subject specific search …

6 Steps for Increasing Student Access with BYOD

More than 900 middle and high school students in Edina, Minn., bring their own personal devices to school. Although that represents just 20 percent …

Core Knowledge Blog | Core Knowledge Foundation

May 1, 2018<p>Through May 6th, it’s National Children’s Book Week, a great time to revisit favorite classics and an opportunity to explore the wide …

48 Common Core Standards-aligned Teaching Tools From edshelf

<i>by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education</i><p>If you are part of a school that is adopting Common Core State Standards, you will no …

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3 Simple Tools to Support the CCSS Academic Vocabulary Shift

The Common Core identifies six instructional <i>shifts</i> needed to effectively implement the <i>standards in ELA/Literacy.</i> Shift 6 suggests an instructional …

tools-for-the-next-school-year – Learning and Innovation

<b>THE STARTING POINT?</b><p>It is interesting to reflect how this simplification of iPad key tools has changed in a relatively short space of time. iWorksuite …

Can An iPad App Help Solve The Literacy Problem?

<i>Learn With Homer</i> is a new app that provides a comprehensive contextualized literacy curriculum that kids can use at home on the iPad.<p>The app is created by Stephanie Dua, a well-known education reformer who led the effort to improve understanding of the intent and implementation of the Common Core …

Parents’ Challenge: Many, Many Kids Apps to Choose From

Swedish app maker Toca Boca on Thursday launched a new kids’ game called Toca Builders, its 20th title in a stable of apps aimed at children hungry for interactive experiences. It’s like a box of Legos for an iPad.<p>There’s a reason why Toca Boca is pumping out apps for kids. The digital-toy industry …

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<b>4. Easel.ly</b> is a fairly easy way to create an infographic, a visual depiction of information. The tool offers set themes that can be dragged onto a …

15 Fantastic Ways to Use Flipboard

Home Screen of my Flipboard<p>Flipboard is a phenomenal reading app for the ipad and was the big reason I begged my family to give me one for my …

5 Digital Tools For The Flipped Classroom

<b>Hafsa Wajeeh</b>, dtopgadgets<p>Have you “Flipped your classroom” yet? The flipped classroom is a useful technique that has moved lectures out of the class, …

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