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APP ED REVIEW Launches Industry-Best Rubric-Based Educational App Review Service

April 1, 2015

A Uniquely Qualified Educational App Rating Service App Ed Review ( is a web-based tool dedicated to supporting teachers in how they find and use educational apps with their students. Their product is unique in the field of educational app resources. App Ed Review has indexed more than 500 apps (so far) and offers over […]

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March’s Most Appreciated Instructional Technology and Education Videos

March 31, 2015

This is the 4th installment in this new monthly article series, where I share a handful on videos about education and instructional technology that I came across this month and felt were really interesting or informative and therefore worth highlighting in this way. I would love to hear your perspective on these videos – are […]

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Twiddla – Online Collaborative White Board That’s Quick and Easy to Use

March 29, 2015

Did you Know you can Collaboratively Use an Online Whiteboard, and Even Markup Web Pages and Docs, for Free (and Fast)?! Seriously – enter in a web browser, click on the green Go button … … and you’ll land on a White Board page that you can invite people to with ease, and you […]

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Teaching and Technology Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 03-28-15

March 29, 2015

Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc. (Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers). As the length of this week’s Tweet Wrap attests, there was an abundance of informative, fun content to share this […]

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Awesome Free Science & Geography Virtual Field Trip – From the Rainforest to the Desert! April 8th

March 26, 2015

The Nature Conservancy Offers Another Online Field Trip Through Their Nature Works Everywhere Program Nature Works Everywhere gives teachers everything they need to start exploring and understanding nature around the globe with their students. In addition to free offerings that are always available online like, interactive games and lesson plans that align to Next Generation […]

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3 Research Findings to Inform K-12 Technology Investments

March 24, 2015

Using Evidence-Based Strategies to Drive the Deployment of Next Generation Learning Techniques Today’s students are studying and learning differently – a change confirmed by the widespread adoption of digital studying. Our recent study found that 81% of college students use mobile devices (such as smartphones and tablets) to study, the second most popular device category […]

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10 Brilliant and Inspiring Education and Technology Experts I Follow, and Why

March 23, 2015

Who are Your Favorite Education and Technology Bloggers and Writers? Like many of you, there are certain educators that I find frequently impact my thinking and teach me new things through their published works. Here I offer 10 of my favorites. Some of these passionate and informed minds have inspired me for years, and others […]

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Education and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 03-21-15

March 22, 2015

Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc. (Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers). Highlights from this week’s Tweet Wrap include: Why the role of the teacher is more important today than ever, best […]

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Flipped Classroom Pilot Results in 14.5 Percent Fewer DFW Grades

March 19, 2015

Piloted Course Offerings With Flipped Lessons Consistently Yield Better Outcomes Having seen increasing data supporting the effectiveness of flipped teaching and learning techniques throughout 2012 and 2013, The Provost and CIO* at The College of Westchester sought to trial the flipped classroom in a structured pilot. Over the course of 2014, flipped instruction techniques were […]

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Grammarly – Automated Proof Reading with Proven Results

March 17, 2015

Helping Students and Teachers Improve Student Writing Skills with Instant Feedback Grammarly is a powerful tool for teachers, students, and all types of writers. The Grammarly editor is an automated proofreader that corrects spelling mistakes and checks for more than 250 common grammar errors, finding up to 10 times more errors than your word processor! […]

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