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 …

Three Simple and Powerful Ways to Provide Feedback in Google Docs – From Tom

Three Simple and Powerful Ways to Provide Feedback in Google Docs – From Tom

This post first appeared on Daily Genius. Many teachers know that Google Docs serves as a great platform for providing feedback on student writing, but may not have an efficient system that encourages both student critical thinking and ownership of the editing …

AppSmashing Guide: Let Students Show What They Know – From Tom

AppSmashing Guide: Let Students Show What They Know – From Tom

This post is the second in a series exploring AppSmashing with a core set of Evergreen Apps on eSchoolNews from EdTechTeacher Director, Tom Daccord. The articles focus on the ability of students to create multimedia content that showcases their learning through a …

#ettChat with Tom Daccord: How do I move my faculty along with tech integration?

#ettChat with Tom Daccord: How do I move my faculty along with tech integration?

Each week EdTechTeacher will bring you a new, short video (10-15 minutes) by one of the staff exploring an app, web tool or idea in the world of educational technology centered around a new theme each month. This month, we explore Leadership, and …