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 »


Tech Tool of the Month: Classroomscreen – Part 1

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Classroomscreen is an online class organization and management tool that can be used in the classroom, on a whiteboard, or virtually. Classroomscreen allows you to create a background screen with up to 13 widgets (timer, drawing tool, random name selector, traffic light, text box, polls, and much more)—you can keep the widgets of your choice … read more »


Don’t Forget the T in STEM!

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Technology – the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society, and the environment, drawing upon such subjects as industrial arts, engineering, applied science, and pure science. Dictionary.com  December brings several notable dates related to technology, making it an excellent time to reflect upon … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Tynker (Part 1)

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Tynker is an engaging tool for students to use to learn the basics of coding. The tool is available as a website or mobile app, and while the features differ slightly between the two versions, they both offer a powerful coding tool with curriculum lessons and activities. The app version offers Tynker Junior, designed for … read more »