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Education on the Go – How to Turn Your Phone into a Mobile HotSpot

June 26, 2014

Enable Learning Anywhere by Using Your Phone as a Wireless Internet Connection for other Devices When I was in grade school decades ago we would sit at our neatly arranged desks and listen to what our teachers taught us. Today, my 8 year old son sits at a round table for part of his school […]

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3 Minute Teaching With Tech Tutorial – Using TedEd for Flipped or Blended Learning Lessons

June 24, 2014

Learn how Easy it is to Turn a Video into an Online Lesson for any Class With TedEd’s free tool. Would you like to be able to build a quick lesson around an existing video? How would you like to be able to create a simple quiz associated with it, and add text and links […]

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8 Unique Free Resources Students Can Use to Improve Their Writing Skills

June 19, 2014

Not the Usual Writing Tools and Resources … Any tool that is going to help you improve your writing skills is a good idea. After all, you cannot make a wheel without tools, so why not use them when you write? While tools like Dictonary.com and other straightforward resources are often suggested on sites and […]

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Remind101 – A Free Tool for Text Messaging Students and Parents

June 15, 2014

3 Minute Teaching With Tech Tip Video Shows how Easy it is to Text Message or Email Groups of Opted-In Students and Parents With Remind101 A couple of months ago I wrote a post about the powerful possibility of teachers and administrators being able to communicate with students using text messaging programmatically (that is, without […]

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June 2014 APP ED REVIEW – Rubric-Assessed Math Apps

June 10, 2014

There are Lots of App Reviews on the ‘Net, but how Many are Assessed with an Excellent Rubric? Are you looking to energize your mathematics lessons and engage students? We here at App Ed Review have the resources for you! Each and every app reviewed by App Ed Review is analyzed against a comprehensive rubric […]

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3 Minute Teaching with Tech Tip Video – Create Powerful Lessons in Minutes with Blendspace

June 5, 2014

Blendspace Makes it Incredibly Easy to Combine Web Pages, Files, Pictures, Videos, and Text into Lesson Materials, and it’s Totally Free! Would you like to be able to create online lesson content that includes web pages and resources, videos, pictures, your own digital content and more, grouped together in one online resource for easy access, […]

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3 Interactive iPad Math Apps for Primary Grades, That Teachers Can Easily Implement

May 22, 2014

Bring the Fun and Engagement of Gamification to Teaching and Learning Math in the Elementary Grades If you are a primary class mathematics teacher you know that putting the foundation of understanding in place for new mathematics principles can be challenging. This often involves building on concepts like number systems and arithmetic basics while incorporating […]

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May 2014 APP ED REVIEW Roundup – Poetic Apps for ELA!

May 8, 2014

We Welcome Back App Ed Review for Their Second Post in a new Monthly Series Are you looking for educational app reviews and instructional ideas? App Ed Review has you covered. Every educational app reviewed by App Ed Review is analyzed against a comprehensive rubric in a consistent, informative manner by a panel of state-certified […]

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20 Fun Free Tools for Interactive Classroom Collaboration

May 4, 2014

These Free Applications can Enable a Tremendous Variety of Collaborative Teaching and Learning Interactions and Activities The 2014 Gates Foundation report, Teachers Know Best: What Educators Want from Digital Instructional Tools, indicates that teachers want tools “supporting student collaboration and providing interactive experiences”. This doesn’t come as a big surprise since these types of tools […]

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5 Ways Yammer is Improving Communication, Connections, and Learning in our Schools

April 22, 2014

Social Networking Tools can Facilitate Excellent Communication and Build Connections and Community When They are Limited to the Community They’re Intended For! Teachers across the world are increasingly embracing the potential of digital tools to make learning content more accessible and engaging for students. There are many powerful, fun, free tools that can be used […]

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