Many teachers, myself included, create much of the curricular resources we use in our classrooms. A great number of teachers use Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to create our documents, and then save those documents on a jump drive or on our computers.What happens if we lose the jump drive? Or the computer crashes? Many don't want to entertain this thought because it is utterly TERRIFYING!A solution ... Read More about Cloud Storage Systems – Great Teacher Tools!
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Try Remind101 in Your Classroom!
Most of our students (especially at the middle and high school level) probably have some type of cell phone. They have their cell phones ALL THE TIME!How can we keep in contact with our students WITHOUT having to make our cell phone numbers public knowledge? Remind101 is the answer!Loads of schools are now providing their students with email accounts, or allow students and teachers to use school ... Read More about Try Remind101 in Your Classroom!
Evernote: Great Note-Taking Tool!
As many schools are making the jump to digital platforms and 1:1 classrooms, an electronic note-taking tool is a MUST!Most, if not all, of our students have grown up shopping for notebooks, pencils, and folders to use in school. I vividly remember racing down the school supply aisle, throwing Lisa Frank notebooks and folders (and the awesome trapper keepers!) in the cart before my mom noticed!So, ... Read More about Evernote: Great Note-Taking Tool!
Using paper.li in the Classroom!
Have you ever wanted to put organized, relevant current events content in the hands of your students? Sometimes, it can be a little scary to set our students free on the Internet...I might ask my students to "locate information relating to the violence in Ukraine," and remind them to use reputable sources. Who really knows what kind of information they are accessing?Check out paper.li!This website ... Read More about Using paper.li in the Classroom!
The Amazing Blendspace!
With so many schools going "1:1," many teachers are actively searching for new ways to incorporate technology into their classroom...that's probably why you're here!In my constant search for new technology, or obsessive search if you ask my husband :), I stumbled upon Blendspace, a website and Chrome app that helps teachers integrate technology!I briefly mentioned Blendspace in my Chrome Apps for ... Read More about The Amazing Blendspace!