21 Tools I Use to Manage Distance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today I share the tool kit and tips that have helped streamline distance learning at my school.

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4 Creative Projects to Make Using Google Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

Eric is author of the new book Control Alt Achieve: Rebooting Your Classroom with Creative Google Projects and we give an overview of what you can do with Google tools. All Grades All Subjects Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Overcoming in Covid19 Project Based Learning Students Technology Tool

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Tech Tools for School Counselors

The CoolCatTeacher

Steve Sharp talks about tools schoolcounselors can use. Today, guidance counselor, Steve Sharp helps guidance counselors know the tools that can help them level up. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter School counselors are unique.

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H?para: The Essential Tool for Every Google Classroom School

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter I’ve seen one tool improve student engagement in Google Classroom significantly — H?para. In conclusion, this tool is doing more to improve engagement than any other tool I’ve seen.

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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Tools for Designing Awesome Graphics

Teacher Reboot Camp

I started this blog 10 years ago, which was shortly after using Twitter and other social media tools to connect with educators. Below I’ve listed free design tools teachers and students can use to create digital graphics and publications. Web Tools for Creating Awesome Graphics.

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8 New Productivity Tools & Tips for Working from Home

The CoolCatTeacher

Here are the 8 Productivity Tools and Tips I’ve started using while working from home. Listen to Vicki Talk about the Top 8 Tools for Working from Home Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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Formative Assessment Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

There are many different types of digital assessment tools and apps that allow teachers to quickly see what their students understand in a variety of ways through exit and entrance tickets, quizzes, student response systems, peer feedback, self-evaluation, graphic organizers, polls, and games.

Foster student agency with these online tools


Foster student agency with these online tools. With the widespread use of Internet tools and resources, embracing such an approach has never been easier. Next, I’ll share some tools I’ve used successfully with my students. Class tools.

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Tech Tip #105: Create Shortkeys for Windows Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today’s tip: Create Shortkeys for Windows Tools. Q: I love the Windows snipping tool, but it takes too long to activate. I discovered how to create a shortkey for Snipping Tool—or any Windows program: Right click on the program icon.

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6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

3 Tools to Amplify Your Video Conferences

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you miss the level of engagement and presence in your physical classes, then you will love using the three tools below. These tools allow multiple ways for all students to participate, are amazing assessment tools, and require no registration for students.

Top edtech tools for digital differentiation


However, there are many tools that are out there that can be helpful, especially if the teacher and students have access to technology. It’s helpful to leverage technology for these because most online tools will automatically grade and give data reports.

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Equity in Education Networks: A Tool for Inquiry

Digital Promise

Many others have informed the tool and our ongoing learning along the way. The tools are neither definitive nor exhaustive, but they reflect a learning journey that continues. Share learnings, reflections and other ideas for the tool using this form.

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Spring into creativity with these 5 digital tools!


As a language teacher, I am always looking for new ideas or tools for my students to try in our classroom that enables them to create something more authentic and personalized. I’ve also been offering some tools in my Spanish classes that are for Augmented and Virtual Reality.

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GameSalad Turns Game Players Into Game Makers!

GameSalad lets students build their own web & mobile video games! Students learn anywhere with our Chromebook friendly creation tools and step-by-step tutorials. Our PBL lessons teach the fundamentals of Computer Science & Game Design as students create.

7 Tech Tools for PE Teachers

Ask a Tech Teacher

What are your favorite tools? Health High School Web Tools listsTechnology is a natural education fit in everything from math to Spanish to literacy. The one corner of K-12 learning that is not so obvious is PE — Physical Education. In that class, we think of physical stuff — not digital — like running and exercising. But kids love technology’s apps and software. Is there a way to use these to encourage physical fitness?

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Digital Research and Curation with Social Bookmarking Tools

Teacher Reboot Camp

With social bookmarking tools students can collect, categorize, curate, and tag resources. Get students to create collections for each unit, topic, or project or use any of these tools to share additional resources for a project. Social Bookmarking Tools.

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Comic Creation Tools to Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

The free comic creation tools below are easy to use and allow learners to choose from a library of characters, props, scenes, and templates to visualize a word problem, retell a moment in history, illustrate science, explain a theory, or make up their own story. Comic Creation Tools. ?

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Tips, Tools and Resources for Awesome Student Video Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

Video Projects: Tips and Tools. If students have smart devices, they will find their camera tool has editing features. Additional free tools and apps for quick video productions, include Biteable , Powtoon , Toontastic , Genial.ly , Plotagon , My Simple Show , Magisto , and Wideo.

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Tools to Inspire Collaborative Discussions

Teacher Reboot Camp

The free web tools below help teachers create a safe online class where students can access learning materials, post their work, and comment on the works of others. Collaborative Discussion Tools. Flipgrid is a video response tool and app designed for schools.

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Curriculum-based Assessments–A Powerful Diagnostic Tool

Ask a Tech Teacher

At the heart of CBA is the change to a quantitative mindset rather than adopting the latest educational wonder tool. Use the data collected over time and apply it to decisions about the efficacy of your teaching, strategies used, and tools employed.

Formative Assessment Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

There are many different types of digital assessment tools and apps that allow teachers to quickly see what their students understand in a variety of ways through exit and entrance tickets, quizzes, student response systems, peer feedback, self-evaluation, graphic organizers, polls, and games.

Screencast Tools to Demonstrate Student Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

The screen recording web tools and apps below also have cool features like the ability to highlight areas, draw, upload images, add pdfs, and more! Screencasting Web Tools and Apps. Screencast-o-matic is a web tool to screencast your computer or Chromebook screen and add narration.

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5 Awesome online tools for game-based learning


I have long believed that spring presents an excellent time for educators to explore new ideas and try some new digital tools in the classroom. or another one of the game-based learning tools to engage students in a learning activity together and to be able to track their progress.

5 Digital tools for podcasting in the hybrid classroom


When used as a tool for sharing knowledge and thoughts, podcasts become an innovative teaching method. 5 Digital tools for podcasting in the hybrid classroom. Maybe you’ve thought about using podcasting before but felt overwhelmed by the plethora of online tools.

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Level Up Your Virtual Teaching with Screencasting Tools!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Screencasting tools are a lifesaver for virtual instruction. The free screen recording tools below help teachers quickly record video tutorials to share with parents and students within minutes. Screencasting Tools and Resources. Loom is one of my favorite tools this year!

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6 Digital storytelling tools for hybrid learning environments


During the summer and throughout the school year, I spend time exploring new ideas and reflecting on the tools that I am using and the choices that I offer for my students to tell their stories and create something that is more meaningful to them what they have learned.

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20 ways Google tools can make the end of the year ROCK

Ditch That Textbook

Google tools can help! The post 20 ways Google tools can make the end of the year ROCK appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. G Suite end of the school year end of year project ideas final exam ideas final project ideas tech tools end of schoolThe end of the year is unique.

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5 tools for remote learning with Chromebooks

Ditch That Textbook

These five tools can help make learning amazing. The post 5 tools for remote learning with Chromebooks appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Students can do powerful remote learning with Chromebooks.

Social and Emotional Learning Resources and Tools to Uplift Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

One strategy is providing a calming area where students choose different activities and tools to help them relax. The post Social and Emotional Learning Resources and Tools to Uplift Students appeared first on Teacher Reboot Camp.

Digital Tools for Preventing the Summer Slide


Digital Learning Tools and Tips SmartSpot MDMIt’s the end of the school year, and as students get ready for fun and relaxation, many educators across the nation are worried about one thing – the summer slide.

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20 tools for a more accessible classroom

Ditch That Textbook

DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech Student engagement Teaching accessibility accessibility features accessibility tools accessible classroom edtech immersive readerALL of our students deserve to have access to the content we are teaching. A one-size-fits-all classroom is not practical for any group of students. Luckily with the technology available to us, we can create a learning environment that makes the content accessible to all of our learners.

Edtech Tools for SPED, Math, and Reading

A Principal's Reflections

What resulted was a great resource that I plan to share below on specific edtech tools that can assist special education (SPED), math, and reading teachers. Below you will see the specific tools I provided during each session.

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10 online music education tools

eSchool News

Online tools for music education have skyrocketed in recent years, and they continue to be essential in helping music educators connect with students of all ages, especially during COVID.

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The Remote Learning Checklist: Tools, tips and ideas

Ditch That Textbook

The post The Remote Learning Checklist: Tools, tips and ideas appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. When the coronavirus pandemic hit, many teachers were sent scrambling. How do I teach? What do I assign? How do I do this remotely? What a difference it makes to have a summer to prepare.

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