The Highlight Tool – Google Doc Add-On for Writing and Feedback

The Highlight Tool is a simple but powerful Google Docs Add-On that teachers can use to provide feedback on student written work.  The key benefit of the Highlight Tool is the ability to create a customized series of highlighters on different topics …

SAS Writing Reviser: Google Doc Tool for Writing & Feedback

SAS Writing Reviser: Google Doc Tool for Writing & Feedback

SAS Writing Reviser is a terrific free Google Doc tool for helping students identify writing issues and improve their written work. Available as a Google Docs Add-On, SAS Writing Reviser analyzes a document for potential grammatical and syntax issues, highlights or lists …

App Smashing on the iPad: A Guide for the Elementary Classroom

App Smashing on the iPad: A Guide for the Elementary Classroom

Are you an elementary teacher looking for creative ways to integrate iPads into student learning? App Smashing is a great strategy for increasing the creative potential of the iPad. In this guide, you’ll be introduced to a set of “evergreen” apps for …

When learning goals are clear, teachers get more out of PD – from Tom Daccord

When learning goals are clear, teachers get more out of PD – from Tom Daccord

This post first appeared on eSchool News. As I look back on the summer, one of the things that strikes me is how often a workshop I’ve given has followed a “technology training” at a school. In other words, faculty had already …

#ETTChat: App Smashing with Book Creator – an Interview with Tom Daccord & James Daley

#ETTChat: App Smashing with Book Creator – an Interview with Tom Daccord & James Daley

This fall, as part of our #ETTchat series, Communications Editor James Daley will be chatting with our EdTechTeacher instructors about some of their favorite tools, apps, and strategies for the classroom. In this first post, he interviews Director, Tom Daccord, about App Smashing with …

Draw and Tell: Create Animated Screencasts with Elementary Students – From Tom

Draw and Tell: Create Animated Screencasts with Elementary Students – From Tom

This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers. Thanks to a recent partnership with Khan Academy, Duck Duck Moose has made its terrific Draw and Tell iOS app completely FREE. With Draw and Tell, young students can easily create an animated screencast …