Tech Tool of the Month: Blooket – Part 1

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Blooket is a game-based learning tool that allows you to play or create your own trivia and review games for group competition or solo study. There are two ways to set up games: you can Host a live game to play together during class, or assign games as Homework for students to complete asynchronously. There … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: elink – Part 1

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Elink is a tool that allows you to curate and bundle online content. You can create websites, newsletters, and playlists to differentiate material for your students. Throughout this blog post, you will hear elinks referred to as instructional playlists, resource curations, websites, and newsletters—all of these descriptions are correct, depending on how you use the … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Pathbrite – Part 1

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Pathbrite is a tool you can use to create digital portfolios by adding text, videos, photos, links, documents, and much more. Once you have added your content, you can click and drag the pieces where you want them to appear on your portfolio. Students can also “like” and add comments to other students’ portfolios. Pathbrite … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Duolingo – Part 1

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Duolingo is a device-agnostic tool that offers free online language learning classes. The site currently offers personalized lessons in thirty-seven languages, including Spanish, French, Japanese, Italian, Arabic, Dutch, Polish, Greek, Romanian, and Swahili. Duolingo uses game-based learning to scaffold material and teach languages in chunks of time or assigned lessons. The personalized learning creates differentiated … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Nearpod – Part 1

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Nearpod is a device-agnostic tool for creating interactive presentations and assessments. Teachers can also use one of the pre-made presentations from an extensive library that includes both lessons and videos. When creating your own presentation (or editing an already-created lesson), you can add images, audio clips, PDF files, videos, multiple-choice questions, polls, and more. There … read more »