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Great Grade Tool!

Grading papers can now be fun and easy with Gradecam.com! This app/website allows you to grade assessments with ease, and it will even do the dirty work of analyzing the data for you! Sign up for your account here! Confirm your email address Select “Classes” from the top, and “Add a New Class.” You can import your class list from an Excel document ... Read More »

C4LPT Top 100 Tools for Learning

The Center for Learning and Professional Technologies creates a wonderful list of the year’s top 100 tools for learning.  You can use this interactive slideshow to learn more about each tool, how it can be used for learning, cost, availability, and ranking.  Although many of these tools are familiar to you, there are many others that may be new.  As ... Read More »

The Best Web Tools for Engaging Students in 1:1 Classrooms

These amazing tools are sure to impress!  You will see several old favorites in this presentation, but there are some new ones to try out as well.  Happy surfing!       The Best Free Web Tools for Engaging Students in 1:1 Classrooms from jonathanwylie Read More »

Tellagami Takes Animated Story Telling to the Next Level

Tellagami is a mobile app  available in for Apple or Android devices that lets you create and share a quick animated Gami video. Tellagami provides users with a fun, new way to share animated messages. Customize your character. Change its mood or outfit. Record your voice or add dialogue. Then, share your Gami.  You can make your video in three easy ... Read More »

Middle School Apps for Math

Below are five apps that are said to help boost math skills in middle school.  Give them a try! Questimate!  –Grade range: 4-7 What is it? Estimation becomes a fabulous math game. Pros: Exposes kids to estimation in fun ways, with concrete math explanation. Cons: Number ranges aren’t limited at first, so it’s easy for answers to be way off. Bottom ... Read More »

Changes to Prezi are Impressive

Prezi is a tool to share ideas, present work, and persuade in an engaging and visual way. Over the past couple of years, Prezi has undergone significant changes that make the platform much easier to navigate and edit. Prezi provides a fresh outlook on traditional slideshow presentations. The use of one big canvas and zoom function both allow for emphasis ... Read More »

Key Ring: A Productivity App for You

The advances in technology constantly amaze me.  This month, we are sharing an app with you that is not for your classroom but for your life.  I love a good productivity app that makes my life easier and more efficient.  Key Ring is one of those apps.  If you have not heard of Key Ring, watch the video below.  I ... Read More »

Curriki: Global Community of Free Curriculum Resources

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Find free to use learning and teaching content from diverse content providers and educators from around the world. What happens when classroom teachers from every country in the world take part in a global community of sharing curriculum and best practices? Teachers are empowered to create extraordinary learning experiences for their students. Barriers to equal access to education begin to lift—geography ... Read More »

Predict-O-Gram: A Vocabulary Strategy for Pre-Assessment

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Looking for a new way to introduce a concept, unit, or theme?  Provide students with a list of terms, vocabulary words, or concepts found in an upcoming reading. For example, if the students were preparing to read To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the teacher might share the following terms: depression, segregation, jury, trial, South, Alabama, lawyer, racial segregation, kids, jail, ... Read More »

Digital Days Returns to NCCS on October 7

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Mark your calendars and think TECH!  On October 7, we will host our third annual Digital Days at Newton-Conover Middle School.  Digital Days is the required technology training for all NCCS staff. Each staff member will select at least two classes to attend.  Remember, everyone is required to take four technology training sessions this school year. Two of your sessions will ... Read More »