Category Archives: Cool tool

Skype in the classroom

When I was in primary school (and secretly even today) I loved when visitors came into the classroom, or when we took field trips (even if it was just to the playground), or if we got to talk with another … Continue reading

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Smore Flyers

How many times have you tried to make something – a poster or flyer – and just felt you weren’t creative/neat/artistic enough? How many times have you felt your handwriting was not nice enough or you just couldn’t draw designs … Continue reading

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Timeglider – A slide through time

Do you remember the times in elementary school when we had to make timelines on paper?  Well, I do and they were awful.  Being someone with a little OCD about straight lines, these were stressful, especially when I did not … Continue reading

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Meograph

On this blog, we’ve been exploring a lot of great ways to present information to our students other than the traditional formats like PowerPoint that we’re all familiar with. Aaaaaand here’s one more! Meograph is a tool used to created digital … Continue reading

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LiveBinders

Teachers are always so busy in their classrooms creating, organizing, and storing lesson plans. One of the most vital keys to success within the classroom is organization. With today’s technology there is a new way for students and teachers to … Continue reading

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Padlet

Classroom projects and assignments can sometimes be tedious for students and not often interactive or collaborative with the entire class. There are so many tools in technology that can assist a teacher in creating assignments that are just the opposite. … Continue reading

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Tellagami

Teachers are always looking for new ways to keep their students engaged and entertained. This is especially true as more and more states begin to adapt the Common Core State Standards. One goal of Common Core is to encourage students to … Continue reading

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