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5 Collaboration Tools Teachers Shouldn’t Live Without

A 7th-grade math educator shares the tools she uses to stay connected with fellow educators, experts, and her students. GUEST COLUMN | by Stacey Ryan Connected educator month just happened, but in reality, the connecting never ends. “What does it … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | ActivPanel with InGlass touch

Promethean recently introduced the new ActivPanel with InGlassTM touch and writing technology and ClassFlow Desktop, an interactive lesson delivery software. With an external accessible and upgradeable Android mini-PC, the new panel can be easily upgraded over time to keep pace with … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | SMART kapp iQ

In classrooms today, teachers and students naturally gather in groups to learn by sharing ideas. The latest and most advanced member of the SMART kapp family, SMART kapp iQ for education, enhances that collaborative learning process by providing a simple … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | The Chalkup App

Chalkup is a class collaboration platform that does anything a learning management system can do, but with a beautiful, intuitive interface. With its seamless Google Drive integration and powerful engagement tools for assignments, discussions, grading, rubrics, and flashcards, it’s also … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Skaffl


A workflow management solution designed for the iPad, Skaffl enables teachers to distribute materials, and collect and assess student assignments. Skaffl combines both in-app activities that allow the teacher to go completely paperless by incorporating built in annotation tools for students to complete handouts, … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Net Power & Light’s Spin

Originally developed to help musicians jam with other musicians in different locations in real-time, Spin, from Net Power & Light, has just become available for businesses and educational institutions in the Apple store. An industry-first application for mobile, multi-participant video … Continue reading

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Group Work

3 Reasons why students can’t work with Facebook groups. GUEST COLUMN | by Daniel Rock School projects are like giant 3D puzzles being built by several people at the same time. These “puzzles” require file sharing, co-editing, questions, answers, and … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Azendoo for Education

Fed up with trying to get everyone in sync? Students and teachers are overwhelmed with an abundance of information, making project organization and team collaboration a big challenge. In a group situation, sharing research and working together is almost impossible … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Presentation.io

From the founders of CanvasDropr.com, a visual collaboration platform, comes Presentation.io a presentation tool for teachers to present their documents, slides, etc., live to the class synced across iPads, mobile devices and laptops. Students can make their own personal notes … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | DisplayNote

This cool tool allows students to capture all of the presenter’s content using their portable devices like an iPad, laptop, Android tablet or smartphone and ipod touch. Users can add their own notes, capture slides, follow along, highlight text, and save … Continue reading

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Why Five Years Later, Skype is an Education Game Changer

EDTECH CHALLENGE | by Jesse M. Langley Months before Skype in the Classroom became a regular, endorsed tool— teachers were flocking to the video calling program. Teachers, like the innovators they are, set up websites where they could connect with … Continue reading

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