Tag Archive | education

Edtech Resource of the Week – MeeGenius

For any elementary reading teachers out there looking for another resource to add to your bag of tricks, check out MeeGenius, a library of eBooks that students can access from just about any device. MeeGenius allows students to read along with a selected eBook to help emerging readers develop word recognition skills by seeing words […]

Google Earth in the Classroom

Google Earth is by no means a new resource in education, but it is a great one and I always love sharing ideas for how to integrate this tool into the classroom.  Take a look at some of the great resources below to learn how to use GE to engage students with virtual explorations of […]

Classroom Clickers – Not For Test Prep!

Over the past several years, classrooms around the world have invested millions of dollars purchasing learner response technology, or clickers as they are commonly referred.  Of course, as a former Promethean employee, I am slightly biased towards their ActivExpression, ActiVote, and ActivEngage models, though there are multiple manufacturers of this kind of technology, including SMART […]

Getting Started with Global Education Projects

One of my educational passions is encouraging teachers to integrate global collaborative projects into instruction to help expose students to a variety of cultures, viewpoints, and resources.  Below, I have shared a few great resources for initiating global communication and collaboration in your classroom. Global Education Collaborative – This is the official social network of the Global […]

5 Free Digital Resources for Math Teachers

The internet is full of great resources for math teachers, but often it’s difficult to find the time to dig through and find the best ones for your students.  Today’s post focuses on some free resources to help math students visualize difficult concepts and manipulate numbers and variables to discover the language of mathematics.  1. Geogebra Geogebra is […]

Edtech Resource of the Week – BioDigital Human

Those of you who know me are likely aware that I am a fan of the Google Chrome web browser.  So today’s resource comes from the Chrome Web Store, and you will need to download Google Chrome if you don’t have it yet – it’s free. I stumbled upon the BioDigital Human web application in the Chrome […]

Four Online Tools for Collaboration

Collaboration is an important skill our student’s must learn in order to be successful in today’s world.  This post takes a look at 4 online tools that can be used to facilitate collaboration with your students, both within the walls of your own school as well as globally as you collaborate with other classrooms. 1. Google […]