Tech Tool of the Month: Read to Lead – Part 1

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Read to Lead offers a collection of lessons, projects, and online learning games that align to College and Career Readiness standards and CASEL’s Social-Emotional Framework. Students can build literacy and social-emotional skills using the immersive stories presented as a “day at work” at various locations. At the time of this blog post, there were nearly … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Animoto – Part 1

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Animoto is an amazing free tool to create slideshows with many extra touches (images, music, video clips, sounds, and other forms of media). The user interface is easy to use and basically requires click and drag to move text, add images, and more. There are many templates to choose between as you begin your project, … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Microsoft Edge Browser – Part 1

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Microsoft Edge is a unique browser option that contains many accessibility features, curating options, search functionalities, current events/news, and much more. Use the Immersive Reader accessibility feature to remove distracting images and “extra” stuff to make reading digital texts simpler for students. You can also use this browser’s Read Aloud feature for students who need … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Genially – Part 1

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Genially is a multimedia tool that creates impressive presentations, videos, games, infographics, interactive posters, social media images, and many others. Choose the type of project you want to create and view the many templates that are ready to go. Nearly all of the templates are free; however, the templates marked with a gold star are … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Bookopolis – Part 1

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Bookopolis is a social reading tool where students age 13 or younger can connect safely with other classmates about books. In this online community, students can create bookshelves to save their favorite books, rate and review books that they have read, and recommend books to friends or classmates. Each book includes reading levels (some include … read more »