Posts by Alesha Bishop

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Smart Review | iTooch Elementary School App

iTooch Elementary, a series of apps made by EduPad, is a collection of educational activities based on Common Core Standards. The app covers math and language arts material for grades one to five, as well as science material for grades three to five. The apps can be downloaded as a complete package by grade, or by specific subject area for each grade.

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The Virtual End Game: Pearson’s Cite 2015

Instead of just celebrating technology for technology’s sake, educators are thinking about how these tools impact their students and themselves, and how to use digital tools in the service of educational goals.

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Are You A MacGyver Teacher?

In these days of strapped school budgets, being a MacGyver Teacher is almost a job requirement. So where do MacGyver Teachers turn for additional inspiration? How do you learn from those master MacGyver Teachers out there?

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A Parent’s Review of ClassDojo

As a parent I want my child’s teachers to have the tools they need to make their teaching as effective as it can possibly be. I can see the value of ClassDojo as one amongst other tools, especially if it is used in a careful, sensitive way that encourages social and emotional learning.

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Todo Math: Great Math App for Diverse Learners

All in all, Todo Math is a complete, well-designed app which will serve children through all stages of early elementary math education. Perfect for supplemental math practice at school or at home. And it is well worth the purchase price.

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An App that Teaches Kids Self-Regulation

Zones of Regulation app is a useful addition to a therapeutic program focusing on social and emotional skills, and it provides a quick and engaging way for players to learn about the Zones program.