Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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    Updated January 2022 Prodigy Math Game is an online game-based learning website that helps students practice and learn math through fun and engaging games. As students play, Prodigy's adaptive… ….read more
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    PlayPosit is an educational platform that allows you to create interactive video lessons, called bulbs,  using videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Panopto, and several other video hosting sources. You… ….read more
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    Edpuzzle is an educational platform that enables teachers to create and share annotated video lessons with their students. Teachers can use YouTube videos or upload their own, add questions, notes,… ….read more
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    SplashLearn (previously Splash Math) is a game-based platform that offers curriculum-aligned materials for teaching math to students in kindergarten to grade 5. Teachers can create  classes and… ….read more
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    An online paraphrasing tool (a reword generator) is a tool that allows you to find better ways to reword or paraphrase your content. Students can use paraphrasing tools to help them enhance the… ….read more

Free Technology For Teachers

  • by Richard Byrne
    Good morning from frozen Maine. It's -5F as I write this. The snow in my yard is so frozen that my dogs and my kids don't break through the when walking on it. It should warm up a bit today and we'll go outside to play for a bit. Part of being a Mainer is […]
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    The post that published on Wednesday about adding bird sounds to Google Slides prompted a couple of people to ask me about other tools for quickly recording audio files. There are three tools that I typically recommend to those who are looking to just record short spoken audio tracks and don't require additional editing functions. […]
  • by Richard Byrne
    This is an excerpt from the most recent issue of my weekly Practical Ed Tech Newsletter. Video projects provide a great opportunity for students to work together to create something all team members can be proud of. But for any good project to come together, students need to have a plan and need to have roles […]
  • by Richard Byrne
    Earlier this week I was catching up on some RSS feeds in Feedly when I came across this drawing from the patent application for the board game that became Monopoly. That drawing was the featured artifact of the day on the Today's Document website published by the U.S. National Archives. It's a resource that I […]
  • by Richard Byrne
    Earlier this week a reader reached out to me with a concern about ViewPure. For many years ViewPure has been a popular tool for teachers to use to hide distracting sidebar and "related" content when playing YouTube videos in their classrooms. There are other tools like it. If you find yourself looking for alternatives to […]