Posts by Alesha Bishop
Smart Review | The Game Believes in You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter
This should be at the top of your booklist. The Game Believes in You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter is a must-read new book by Greg Toppo.
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.
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?
New Site Helps Teachers Find the Best Online Resources
Introducing TeacherPitch, a new website that combines resource sharing and the teacher community experience in one online platform.
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.
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.
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. ￼
Kid in Story: The App Inspired by a Mom in Need
Alesha Bishop reviews Kid in Story, an app that effectively assists neurodiverse children (those with ADHD, Autism, and SPD).