Tech Tool of the Month: NowComment Part 2

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In Part 1 of this blog, we introduced you to NowComment and discussed the application of both the SAMR Model and the Triple E Framework to help you integrate NowComment into your instruction. Today’s post offers detailed instructions about how to use this tool and also shares classroom use ideas by subject. How to Use … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: NowComment Part 1

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NowComment is a collaborative tool that allows students (and teachers) to have online conversations about a Microsoft Word or Excel document, PDF, image, website, or a text created within the NowComment site. Become a member for free and access features including sorting comments, creating assignments, hiding comments, replying privately, and unlimited collaboration between the teacher … read more »


Take Advantage of Microsoft and Google Assistive Technology to Assist All Learners

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July 26 is the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act–also known as National Disability Independence Day. This act states the importance of ensuring access to all areas of society for all citizens, especially those with disabilities. This access includes availability to digital materials. Two big players providing digital platforms, Google and Microsoft, provide … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Flipgrid Part 2

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In Part 1 of this blog, we introduced you to Flipgrid and discussed the application of both the SAMR Model and the Triple E Framework to help you integrate Flipgrid into your instruction. Today’s post offers detailed instructions about how to use this tool and also shares classroom use ideas by subject.   How to … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Flipgrid Part 1

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Flipgrid, a Microsoft product, is a free tool that allows teachers to create digital spaces called grids where students record video answers to a posed question. This tool gives all students a voice and is great for a quick formative assessment for understanding. Once the grid and question are created, simply share the code with … read more »