Xtramath

A free web program for students, teachers and parents that helps kids master their basic math facts (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division). Podcast: Play in new window | Download Like this:Like Loading…

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Visme

Visme makes data pop through the use of eye-catching graphics. Visualizing data is finally getting the attention that it deserves, and Visme is a leader in turning numbers into the art of understanding. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Like this:Like Loading…

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Self Control

SelfControl is a free and open-source application for Mac OS X that lets you block your own access to distracting websites, your mail servers, or anything else on the Internet. Just set a period of time to block for, add sites to your blacklist, and click “Start.” Until that timer expires, you will be unable […]

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GoNoodle

An interesting Washington Post article described the life of a student as seen by a teacher who followed a student around for a whole day.  She highlighted just how much we ask our students to sit all day long and how exhausting that type of learning is.  We get the same feeling when we attend a conference […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 72 | Do Digital Natives use Digital Spears?

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss their personal learnings and articles of the week. This week they focuse on the article What Digital Literacy Looks Like in a Classroom, by Brianna Crowley, published in the Education Week Teacher magazine. Ms. Crowley addresses the need for embedding the  teaching of digital literacy in the classroom, and across content areas. Inextricably linked to any […]

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Popplet

In the classroom and at home, students use Popplet for learning. Used as a mind-map, Popplet helps students think and learn visually. Students can capture facts, thoughts, and images and learn to create relationships between them. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Like this:Like Loading…

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Hyperlapse

Create amazing time lapse videos with Hyperlapse. Using Instagram’s in-house stabilization, Hyperlapse shoots polished time lapse videos that were previously impossible without bulky tripods and expensive equipment. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Like this:Like Loading…

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Drawp

Drawp is, in many ways, your typical, cute drawing program for the iPad. However, it has one big difference, it removes the difficulty younger students encounter when they try to share their drawings with teachers, parents and more.   Students using Drawp are able to simply drag their completed picture to a folder with the […]

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Canva

Canva gives you everything you need to easily turn ideas into stunning designs. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more. www.canva.org Podcast: Play in new window | Download Like this:Like Loading…

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Adobe Voice

Voice helps you create stunning animated videos in minutes. No filming — just talk to tell your story. Pick from over 25,000 beautiful iconic images to show your ideas and Voice automatically adds cinematic motion and a soundtrack. Persuade, inform and inspire anyone online. Make an impact. Website: http://getvoice.adobe.com/ Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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