TechToolThursday: Tools for Read Across America Day

Each year on Dr. Seuss’ birthday, schools the country celebrate Read Across America day.  This year, on March 3rd,  teachers will come dressed as the Cat in the Hat, Oh the Places You’ll Go will be read to 5th graders in preparation of moving on to middle school, and millions of Seuss-like…

Alternatives to Clickers for Digital Assessments: Nearpod

Third in the “Alternatives to Clickers for Digital Assessments” series, this post will introduce you to Nearpod.  I have to say that I was in love with this tool when it was strictly an iPad app, but now that they have made it web-based as well, I’m even more infatuated…

Alternatives to Clickers for Digital Assessments: Socrative

My apologies for not posting the second installment of Alternatives to Clickers for Digital Assessments last week.  It is my goal to post each Tuesday night and then the TechToolThursdays on…well, Thursdays.  Since I missed last week, I will post two times tonight in order to stay on my schedule….

TechToolThursday: Educreations, Goo.gle URL Shortener, and Lucid Chart

For my first Tech Tool Thursday, I’m sharing with you three tools that I share the most often with teachers in my district.  They are Educreations (tablet app), goo.gl URL Shortener, and Lucid Chart.  Continue reading for screenshots, how-to’s, and implementation ideas!  By the way, these are all FREE!  If…