12 Ways To Use Padlet In Your Classroom Tomorrow!

Let me introduce you to one of my new go-to tech tools: Padlet. It's free, it's easy-to-use, and it's awesome. Oh, and did I mention... no signup needed? Padlet is essentially a digital poster that can be individually or collaboratively created. Simply visit the website and click "Create" to get started building your "wall" today. Then, … Continue reading 12 Ways To Use Padlet In Your Classroom Tomorrow!

4 Free Tools For Creating Web-Based Timelines

As you gear up for the start of the semester, it might be a good time to have students compile and collect information from the year 2013. A colleague of mine was interested in having students create timelines that showcased the 10 most important events they had learned about this year, and since we are … Continue reading 4 Free Tools For Creating Web-Based Timelines

GIVEAWAY: A Year of GoAnimate for 5 Teachers and 100 Students!

THIS GIVEAWAY IS OVER - CHECK OUT WHO WON HERE. Alright y'all, it's the middle of the school year, and if you are anything like me, you are starting to run a little ragged. So, to get you pumped up for the rest of the semester, I have something exciting for you... A Free 1 Year … Continue reading GIVEAWAY: A Year of GoAnimate for 5 Teachers and 100 Students!

5 Free Fonts To Spice Up Your PowerPoints

Due to the popularity of 7 Tips to Beautiful Powerpoints, I thought I would share with you 5 of my favorite, FREE fonts that you can download, install, and use to jazz up your PowerPoints! Feel free to share these with students and see if you can get your IT department on board to install … Continue reading 5 Free Fonts To Spice Up Your PowerPoints

7 Tips to Beautiful Powerpoints

Came across this presentation by Eugene Cheng and think it is positively BRILLIANT. Here, he details 7 tips to making aesthetically pleasing and effective Powerpoints, and displays each of those tips in his own presentation. Plus, he even provides some resources where you can find fonts, icons, and photos to make your Powerpoints more beautiful. View, … Continue reading 7 Tips to Beautiful Powerpoints

Presentation.io: Synced Presentations To All Devices

As a teacher, I often find myself wondering what my students are really looking at on their devices. Are they following along with my PowerPoint? Are they even looking at the same page? Well, thanks to Presentation.io, you can ensure that all your students are looking at the same page. Present.io lets you upload a … Continue reading Presentation.io: Synced Presentations To All Devices

Make Your Images Interactive with ThingLink

ThingLink is an amazing new tool that's quickly gaining popularity at my school. It allows you to upload or choose an image from online and then add media tags to enrich the image. Check out this introductory video on ThingLink below: As you can see, you can add tags of images, text, videos and audio files … Continue reading Make Your Images Interactive with ThingLink