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TeacherCast App Spotlight: “19Pencils” (@19Pencils)

By   /  February 11, 2013  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with 19Pencils Founder Jason Fabbri to discuss how this great educational tool is helping to provide teachers and students a safe place to do their internet searching. [powerpress] About 19Pencils 19Pencils provides an easy way for teachers to make the most of the web. Teachers can discover, manage, and easily share web […]

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TeacherCast App Spotlight: “MentorMob” (@MentorMob @MMVincanity)

By   /  February 3, 2013  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Vince Leung from MentorMob to discuss how teachers and students can take advantage of there Peer-to-Peer learning platform. [powerpress] About MentorMob MentorMob is an internet startup whose vision is to make education free for the entire world within the next 4 years. Founded by two Chicagoans with startup experience in the […]

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TeacherCast App Spotlight: NearPod (@Nearpod)

By   /  January 17, 2013  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Guido Kovalsky to discuss how Nearpod is transforming the way teachers and business leaders present to their classes worldwide. [powerpress] About Nearpod Nearpod is an award-winning tool that allows teachers to transform the digital classroom into an engaging and collaborative learning environment. Available for free on the App Store, Nearpod letsteachers to easily create and share interactive […]

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TeacherCast App Spotlight: UClass.org (@uclassDOTorg)

By   /  January 12, 2013  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Zak Ringelstein and Leah Schrader to discuss how UClass is being used around the world to connect classrooms and engage students with each other globally. [powerpress]   About UClass UClass is the easiest way to connect K-12 classrooms around the world.  Students and teachers engage in collaborative projects, pen pal messaging and current […]

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TeacherCast App Spotlight: Class Charts (@ClassCharts)

By   /  January 9, 2013  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Duncan Wilson and Craig Davies to discuss how their educational tool ClassCharts is being used by teachers to help organize everyday seating charts and help improve student behavior. [powerpress] About Class Charts www.classcharts.com started as an attempt to save time when creating seating charts. In our school we use seating charts with […]

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TeacherCast App Spotlight: Portfoliyo (@portfoliyo)

By   /  December 20, 2012  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with educator and app developer Harsh Patel to discuss how his free parent communication tool Portfoliyo is being used to keep parents inside the educational conversation. [powerpress] About Portfoliyo Teachers face pressure to “Increase Family Involvement”, do more “Project Based Learning”, make “Data Driven Decisions”,  “Differentiate” for students, and “Integrate Technology” in […]

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TeacherCast App Spotlight: Symbaloo (@SymbalooEDU)

By   /  October 16, 2012  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Kimmie Chann, Daniela Bolzmann, and Shannon Miller to discuss the powerful educational web app Symbaloo and how teachers can harness it’s potential on their classrooms. [powerpress] About Symbaloo SymbalooEDU is a visual bookmark management tool that allows educators to easily organize and share their online resources with colleagues and students. SymbalooEDU […]

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App Spotlight: Scoolwork (@scoolwork @shrorschach)

By   /  September 25, 2012  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Shachar Tal to discuss the great assessment app Scoolwork. [powerpress] Links of Interest Scoolwork Scoolwork on Facebook Scoolwork on Twitter About Skills and Knowledge S&K (Skills and Knowledge) provides software tools for researching and creating papers for both students and information workers in a way which is optimized to save the […]

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App Spotlight: Remind101 (@remind101)

By   /  July 23, 2012  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Brett Kopf of Remind101 to discuss how teachers and students are using cell phones and text messaging to keep better organized in their classes. [powerpress] Remind101 from remind101 on Vimeo. Links of Interest Remind101 Remind101 Mobile app on iTunes About Remind101 Learn more about Remind101 Featured Guest Brett Kopf is the […]

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App Spotlight: ClassConnect (@ClassConnectInc)

By   /  July 19, 2012  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Eric Simons and Jordan Hamel to discuss how Class Connect is being used to help connect educators across the world. [powerpress]       Featured Topics Class Connect and the how it is helping teachers Eric living at AOL for a month and getting caught The evolution of Class Connect from […]

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