Screencasting tools for the Chromebook

…Google Hangout Tutorial 2. PixiClip New tool in beta: Pros: Can include student’s image with screencast Screencasts embeddable in digital portfolios Incorporates a whiteboard tool Cons: Tool still in beta…

Serious PD fun with Chatterpix

…or required to use a tool that they weren’t that interested in. (2) a tool like Chatterpix can lead directly to more sophisticated yet similar tools, such as Soundslides or…

Revolutionize student research with Padlet

…Padlet, Michael also describes her journey in a way that is informative for coaches, tech integrationists, and administrators. What is Padlet? For those of you new to this tool, Padlet…

Digital divide in the classroom

…use of technology shape the way you think about the tool? How do you critically think about the tool? How can this tool be used to connect people, build participation,…

Too much good stuff: a wealth of reading and curation resources for the classroom

…Subtext mobile app to encourage collaboration and make reading a social occasion:   Lexile tools for different levels A couple of other really useful Lexile level tools are available at…

Minecraft as digital storytelling tool

http://youtu.be/qjuIXkMHYPI “Grand Theft Diamond”, a video from Flood Brook Union School’s 6th graders, shows how the popular game Minecraft can be turned into a digital storytelling platform. Check…

Laying the groundwork for effective teaching teams

…the Tarrant Institute, someone shares a neat, useful, and engaging tech tool for us all to explore. This takes only about 5 minutes, and we each add a new tool

Looking at ways students can create VR content

…cautions about Thinglink’s VR tool: it’s currently only available with the Teacher plan (read: costs $) and the tool itself is very particular about the size of your panoramic photo….

M is for Minecraft

…to use the tool on their own. She saw how they were using the tool for reading, writing, problem-solving and scientific inquiry, and recognized how a structured club could support…

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