Is There Actually An Edtech Revolution?

Discussion on a recent Edsurge post about the rising edtech revolution. There are questions as to who is going to pay for this revolution and whether there actually is or if there actually can be a revolution in edtech.

Chromebook Resources for Teachers

Discussion on the purchase and implementation of Chromebooks and Google Apps for Education including a list of resources on using these tools in the elementary school.

Start.io and the Classroom

Start.io is a simple tool for creating a one page website to display your links for easy access. It is a great tool to use on classroom computers or in computers for students using teacher collected links.

Adding to the Coding Education Debate

NPR article discussing whether coding should be a literacy taught in schools along with second languages.

Easy Lesson Planning With the Planboard App

When I first started my student teaching, my cooperating teacher had me writing lesson plans. I’m talking about lesson plans that were actual weighty tomes with every imaginable detail of what I was going to ...

Free Tumblr Themes For Your Classroom or Personal Blog

Theme Guides is a curator of free tumblr themes. There are over 200 free themes in a variety of styles that educators can use to customize their tumblr blog. All themes offer most of the standard features with some ...

Creative Writing With Inklewriter App: Choose Your Own Adventure Goes Digital

Inklewriter is a web app that allows students to write and share choose your own adventure stye stories in an easy to use online environment. Students can create multiple paths for their stories and teachers can ...

Build Your Own Interactive School Art Gallery Using QR Codes

Create your own Interactive School Art Gallery using QR codes with this list of resources and instructions. This blog posts describes some of the online and offline resources I use to find amazing art projects and ...

Updated! Hacking the Classroom: Coding For Beginners!

Teaching students to program has become a hot topic lately with advocates on both sides of the issue coming out strongly. Fueling this debate has been the emergence of several online tools teachers, parents and ...

Use Pedagogy Wheel 2.0 to Help Integrate Technology

It can be difficult enough learning about integrating technology effectively and plan lessons without spending time trying to find the perfect technology resources to use. That’s why the current version of the ...