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Technology In the Classroom

Using Social Media in the Classroom

Using Social Media in the Classroom

What do ClassDojo, Twitter, WordPress, and Skype all have in common?  They were mentioned by the Really Good Teachers who joined us for #TeachChat on June 11, 2014.  Read below to discover some great new ways to use social media in the classroom and then join us on Wednesday, June 25th for our next #TeachChat
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Partner Them Up for Summer Learning Fun

Partner Them Up for Summer Learning Fun

  Let’s face it, your students are going to be spending time online this summer.  For some, it’s going to be a lot of time!  Instead of lamenting that they’ll be wasting time or not getting the skill reinforcement that they need, put that online time to good use.  Sandy, a 3rd-5th Grade Teacher from
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40 Apps for the Classroom

40 Apps for the Classroom

Make the most of the iPads and iPods in your classroom with educational apps that enhance learning and make life in the classroom easier. The following 40 apps are arranged by subject, so be sure to check their suitability for your grade level.


Must-Have Apps for the Classroom iPad: #TeachChat Archive from February 5, 2014

Must-Have Apps for the Classroom iPad:  #TeachChat Archive from February 5, 2014

Making the most of your class iPads or iPods means having apps that work for you and your students – not just simply entertain.  We asked our Really Good Teachers what subjects they needed apps for during #TeachChat on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 and then we found them.  Real-time help, real-time support, and a passion
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10 Free Educational Android Apps

10 Free Educational Android Apps

When looking for free educational apps, Android users are often left out as lists are overwhelmingly for Apple products.  If you are lucky enough to have an Android tablet device in your classroom, never fear – there are plenty of free and educational apps for you to download.  Below are 10 apps you might want
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5 Tips for Creating Digital Portfolios for Students

5 Tips for Creating Digital Portfolios for Students

Creating a digital portfolio is a great alternative to keeping stacks and files of papers for your students all year long.  Not only does the digital portfolio save space, it also makes it easy to organize and customize each students’ work.  You do not need to have a lot of technical experience or digital equipment
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10 Language Arts iPad Apps for the Classroom

10 Language Arts iPad Apps for the Classroom

Providing students with experiences that let them grow, learn, explore, and evaluate their understanding of subject matter is the goal of technology use in the classroom.  Finding apps that provide those experiences is not only time consuming, but is particularly challenging for middle and high school classrooms.  The 10 language arts apps that follow offer
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11 Free Math Sites for Kids

11 Free Math Sites for Kids

Math centers are a lot more fun when games are involved.  Let your students explore the fun and educational math skills games on these 11 free websites.  They encourage practice with everything from sorting and counting to tessellations and fractions.  Be sure to print out the free downloadable at the end with all of the
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11 Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom

11 Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom

The use of technology in the classroom is becoming more mainstream than ever.  From using it as a way to gain resources and inspiration for lessons to leveraging the relationships with others in your Professional Learning Network (PLN) to find pen pals for your students, the benefits of using technology in and for the classroom
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#TeachChat Archive from June 26, 2013 – Using Tech in the Classroom

#TeachChat Archive from June 26, 2013 – Using Tech in the Classroom

Ah, technology. It always seems to go awry when you have a lesson planned….or in this case, a #TeachChat! With the temporary lack of TweetChat resources, we spent the first few minutes of chat helping everyone get set up on their new Twitter platforms. After that, the chat took off and was filled with great
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