Category Archives: Blog

Top 11 Resources for Students with Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities

Top 11 Resources for Students with Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities According to the information from the National Center of Education Statistics, the number of children receiving special education in 2014-2015 was around 13% of all public school students. In precise numbers, that’s 6.6 million students. This is a promising figure. It shows that more classrooms…
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EdAppTalk/TeachersWithApps

EdAppTalk/TeachersWithApps - Thursday Chat 9:00 p.m. EST Every Thursday the Facebook group ‘Educational App Talk’ EAT organizes a chat on differing educational topics and features a variety of hosts. Participants are teachers, educators, parents, authors, and developers of educational applications. Chats are organized either as a presentation of innovative applications, done by the developer/company or as a…
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Making Spelling Fun!

Making Spelling Fun! Educational apps in the classroom are becoming a building block of our curricula.  Teachers know they need to have apps that are skill-based, intriguing for our kids, and user-friendly for everyone.  As we know, having students using apps in the classroom is a great alternative to the more traditional ways of practicing…
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25 Teacher Tools for Leveraging Technology

Ambitious combinations of technology and curriculum can be difficult for teachers to implement. An epic challenge to overcome in bringing proven technology-based innovations to larger numbers of schools, classrooms, and students is before us. It is a labor of love for most of us teachers, as we are overworked and under-appreciated and many of us spend…
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Academic Advantages of Music

Academic Advantages of Music  ~ A Simple Music Sight Reading Checklist  Music has been shown to have great academic advantages, especially for children. Learning to play an instrument stimulates the neural pathways helping in other ways, including reading and math.You may wish to improve your music sight reading simply to get better at reading music. Or it may…
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Genius Plaza App: Learn and Collaborate

 Learn and collaborate! More and more, we find teachers and students using their mobile devices for assistance.  To better serve the needs of students around the world, we have created apps to help connect teachers and students with fun, educational content.  This week, we are unveiling the Genius Plaza app, which offers free educational resources…
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An Introduction to Flipped Learning

An Introduction to Flipped Learning One of the most exciting advancements in the modern classroom is flipped learning. It hinges on the idea that students learn more effectively by using class time for small group activities and individual attention. Teachers then assign students lecture materials and presentations to be viewed at home or outside of…
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