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Fun App for the End of the Year: ChatterPix Kids

Let’s be real. It’s that time of year when you are looking for fun activities that will keep students engaged and out of trouble! Enter ChatterPix Kids. This is one of my favorite apps because it is so easy, FUN, and can be used in super creative ways. Essentially, you can make anything talk! Kids love it. As […]

Publishing Non-Fiction Writing with Educreations

First graders have been working very hard on non-fiction writing during Writer’s Workshop. Once they published their books on paper, they used Educreations to create a digital version to share with a wider audience. All we did was use Educrations to take photos of each page and then students recorded themselves reading their book. A […]

An Easy Way to Add Depth to a Poster Project

Oh, the classic poster project. Students have fun making them, they are creative, and learning can easily be shared with a larger audience. The drawback is, however, they are traditionally pretty one dimensional and can be a challenge to show student thinking and deep understanding. The solution? Add a video using a QR code to […]

Create Interactive & Differentiated Lesson Paths

As promised last post…Symbaloo Learning Paths! This video can explain this tool way better than I can: Features that make this tool shine: Embed all kinds of different content and activities (videos, webpages, quizzes, Padlets, etc.) in a linear fashion Share the lesson path directly to Google Classroom with a click of a button Track student […]

Create a Poll in Under 5 Minutes

It’s been a while, but I’m back with a super easy new tool: dotstorming (because sometimes you just need to take a quick vote). It’s super simple, quick to create, and visually appealing. Oh, and the website is easy to navigate on iPads, too (share a shortened URL or QR code with students). What more could […]

Assessments Just Got Better with Formative

Formative is a really exciting tool that allows you easily create assignments, assess students, and get live results. This is an incredibly robust tool with lots of functionalities. Instead of me trying to sum them up in a few concise minutes, I thought the creators of the tool could do it much better than I […]