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One Teacher on a Mission to Change his School by Enabling Teachers with Technology

September 2, 2014

Managing Your Assignments, Students, and Activities with Ease with ClassOwl I couldn’t help but appreciate teacher John Balash’s enthusiasm for ClassOwl. As we start a new school year, this is the kind of upbeat go-get-‘em attitude (and a good tool!) that can inspire us to try new things and continuously improve how we interact with […]

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Digital Tools for Pairing Literary and Informational Texts and Close Reading Skills

August 21, 2014

Final Post in Series Looking at Apps and Tools for the Common Core Literacy Curriculum Reading Strand Dr. Leslie Suter and Dr. Melissa Comer are faculty members in the College of Education’s Curriculum & Instruction Department at Tennessee Tech University. They will be co-presenting the session “Common Core Literacy Integration with App Flows” at the […]

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Technology for the Core – Apps and Tools for the Literacy Curriculum’s Reading Strand, Part 2

August 19, 2014

The Second Post in this Week’s 3 Part Series Focuses on Apps for Teaching Text Complexity Dr. Leslie Suter and Dr. Melissa Comer are faculty members in the College of Education’s Curriculum & Instruction Department at Tennessee Tech University. They will be co-presenting the session “Common Core Literacy Integration with App Flows” at the 2014 […]

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Technology for the Core – Apps and Tools for the Literacy Curriculum Reading Strand

August 17, 2014

3 Part Series offers a wealth of iPad Apps and Web Tools for the Common Core Literacy Curriculum’s Reading Strand Dr. Leslie Suter and Dr. Melissa Comer are faculty members in the College of Education’s Curriculum & Instruction Department at Tennessee Tech University. They will be co-presenting the session “Common Core Literacy Integration with App […]

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Teach MLA in Under 15 Minutes With Formatically and Easybib

August 14, 2014

Two Entrepreneurial High School Students Made This Easy app to Simplify MLA Formatting In 2001, two high school seniors in Chicago built a website that made its way into every writing class in the USA. Thanks to those two students we now have Easybib.com. Little did those two innovative students know that their efforts would […]

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How to Easily Insert Questions and Quizzes into Videos Using EduCanon

August 10, 2014

New “3 Minute Teaching With Tech” Tutorial Video Provides a Quick Intro to This Powerful Free Tool Have you ever wished you knew how to easily add questions into a video to create lesson content or to help ensure that students are engaging with video content? Well, you can, for free! One of the many […]

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August APP ED REVIEW Roundup – Lesson Planning Apps

August 7, 2014

Check out These Great iPad Apps for Your Lesson Planning needs If I were to tell you there were apps for making lesson planning a breeze by helping with classroom activity inspiration, standards, and more, would that interest you? If so, here at App Ed Review, we have good news! There are a plethora of […]

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So Many Fun Ways To Use Blabberize In The Classroom

August 4, 2014

Give any Image a Talking Mouth and Make it an Engaging Learning Opportunity! There are quite a few web 2.0 tools that provide easy and exciting ways to integrate technology in the classroom. One of them is Blabberize, a free online tool that allows you to quickly create talking images, providing some great opportunities to […]

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Kahoot is a Fun Free Game-Based Classroom Response System

July 22, 2014

Engaging Classroom Tool Encourages Students to Take Ownership of Learning & Move From “Learner to Leader”! Kahoot! was launched in 2013 as a game-based classroom response system. Easily accessible by any device with a web browser and Internet connection, Kahoot! gives teachers a new and engaging method to test student knowledge and encourage classroom participation. […]

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Newsela – Daily News Articles Customized at 5 Different Reading Levels

July 17, 2014

How cool is this? Real-World News from Major Publications offered at Different Comprehension Levels for Your Classroom! Have you ever wished there was a way to get current news translated so that students with different reading comprehension levels could understand them? Well, there is, and the basic service is free! Newsela is an innovative and […]

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