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January 9, 2018

After-Action Review in Education

After-Action Review is a method of learning from an experience that was originally developed by the military. The idea is that following a conflict, mission, or any other issue the individuals involved go through a debriefing process.
December 28, 2017

Apps for Teachers 2018

  2018 is here and it’s time to start using apps and online tools in your classroom. Apps and online tools are always changing from free […]
December 19, 2017

Student Password Security

Password Security in a Password frenzy culture.  Sometimes just seeing the word, “PASSWORD” makes us go through the catalog of words, numbers, phrases, capital letters, and […]
December 6, 2017

Technology Checklist

When using technology in the classroom it is important to have an end goal in mind to keep the classroom activity, whatever it may be, direct […]
November 27, 2017

3 Effective Tips for eLearning

As the weather changes it is important for teachers to know effective ways to use eLearning to engage students in relevant tasks during school cancellations.
November 13, 2017

5 Mistakes I Made with Classroom iPads

5 mistakes to avoid with classroom iPads. Using iPads in the classroom can be tough, avoid these mistakes to become a more effective teacher.
October 29, 2017

7 Tips to Keep Classroom iPads Safe

Keeping your classroom iPads safe and secure can solve a lot of problems later down the road. Find out 7 tips that you can implement now in your classroom.
October 5, 2017

Simple App Review #3: Educreations

Educreations is an interactive whiteboard app that allows teachers and students to record an iPad screen and share those recordings. Learn how this app can FLIP your classroom into a digitally rich environment.
September 19, 2017

An Educator’s Guide to iOS 11 in the Classroom

Updates to the operating system of an iPad can be confusing and it can take time to get used to, especially if your a teacher. iOS 11 promises an increase in...
September 10, 2017

Simple App Review #2: Showbie

Showbie is a paperless classroom app and online tool that has the potential to totally transform your classroom. If you use iPad's in the classroom, you need to be using Showbie to keep your students organized, save you time, and save the school money!
September 4, 2017

Teachers, technology is coming for your job!

As technology in the classroom becomes used more frequently and self paced programs become student centered, will technology ever replace the teacher? Find out in this blog post.
August 27, 2017

Simple App Review #1: Canva

Canva is a simple graphic design website that allows users to create stunning images no matter what level you are at! Join the conversation about this simple online tool and app.
August 20, 2017

ECLIPSE 2017: Everything You Need To Know

  We have created a resource for everyone, not just educators to enjoy the eclipse tomorrow 8/21/2017. Lesson plans, apps, videos, safety information and everything in […]
August 8, 2017

5 Back to School Technology Tips

Back to school time can be a busy and challenging time for teachers and students. Learn a few tips to help ease your way back into the daily grind of teaching and make it a GREAT year!
July 25, 2017

Google in the Classroom

A long time ago, in a world that had just started to see the potential power of the Internet, there was a search engine that everyone was using. That search engine at the time was not Google, it was [...]
July 11, 2017

Reading on a Screen Vs. Reading on Paper

Screen reading has become a normal way of reading text in the recent years, but how effective is it in comparison to reading text in a traditional sense. Find out the facts [...]
June 27, 2017

Make Your Classroom Tech Use SIMPLE

Many times when teachers are trying to implement new technology into the classroom, they try to hit a homerun with it. In reality hitting some singles […]
A Blog dedicated to help teachers learn which apps and online tools work in the classroom to benefit student learning. All content created is from direct experience in the classroom. Feel free to comment or suggest any apps or online tools that you want to learn more about.

 

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