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Can You Spell with Flickr?

April18

Spoiler Alert: The tool shared in this post is highly addictive… Read at your own risk! In 2013 I shared a post regarding Spell with Flickr—a nifty web tool that generates a logo based on images of letters and numbers from flickr picture galleries. And due to the coolness factor, I’m bringing back tech-y almost […]

Area School Takes Up Tweeting

April8

If you hear a lot of tweeting going on around the Bellwood-Antis School District campus, it’s not the birds of spring—it’s the Blue Devil Nation Twitter Challenge. Jamie Forshey, director of instructional technology and media, said she got the idea for the challenge from the Pennsylvania Education Technology Expo Conference in Hershey. “Many of the […]

The Periodic Table of iPad Apps: Volume II

March23

Need to pimp out your iPad with some pretty amazing apps for enhancing teaching and learning? Then check out this fun (and recently updated) infographic containing a variety of resources that can be utilized in the classroom. They are categorized in areas such as creativity, demonstrating, computing, collaboration, numeracy, literacy and more! And better yet—the […]

Get Your Edtech Game On with the March Madness Challenge!

March12

Are you ready for some March Madness—edtech style? Then read on to learn how you can make “IT” (Instructional Technology) R.E.A.L. for your students! How in the world are basketball and education even remotely related, you ask? Well, for some teachers, determining how to best integrate technology into a lesson can be as overwhelming as […]

Make It Real with iFakeText

February18

Yeah, we all know how much students like to text… So, why not leverage this obsession by taking advantage of a web tool like ifaketext.com, a nifty online generator that mimics the real thing. Not only is it super simple to use, but it’s a visually engaging way to allow students to demonstrate what they know […]

Doodle with Google for Valentine’s Day

February9

If you’re looking for another super cool Valentine’s Day activity for your students (the first being  Valentine’s Day Magnetic Poetry, which can be found here), then a must-see is the ‘Create your own Google Logo’ activity developed for students to design and code their own Valentine Doodle using the programming language Scratch. This edtech gem is a […]

Why We Should All Learn Coding

December4

Need some additional rationale for exposing your students to computer programming during the official Hour of Code—and beyond? Then be sure to check out The Why We Should All Learn Coding Infographic generated by OnlineCollege.org. In case you aren’t sure, code is the stuff that makes most of the technology we use every day work. […]

Get Your Hour of Code On!

December2

Did you know that computer science is a top paying college degree and computer programming jobs are growing at two times the national average? Yep, it has been projected that by the year 2020 there will 1,000,000 more jobs than there are students to fill them! And that’s because although we live in a world […]

Tech Up Your Classroom: Thanksgiving Style

November13

Whether you’re looking for some neat themed lesson plans and activities to incorporate into your classroom to celebrate Thanksgiving, or maybe you’re just in search of some tech-based Thanksgiving games to keep your students engaged before the upcoming vacation… Either way, Edutech for Teachers has got you covered! Hover over the interactive image to find tons […]

Diigo Weekly Bookmarks

September17

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below for some really neat interactive resources for engaging students with classroom content. » Crossword Labs More than a crossword puzzle maker! This resource provides students with the opportunity to complete crossword puzzles online, share via a link and then receive immediate […]

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