Free Technology for Teachers
  • Google Earth Is Now a Component of G Suite for Education Yesterday
    Earlier this year Google released a Chromebook-friendly, browser-based version of Google Earth. This week at ISTE 17 Google announced that the new version of Google Earth is now a component of G Suite for Education. This means that your students w...
  • ClassTag's Newest Features Bridge the Gaps in Teacher-Parent Communication Yesterday
    This morning at ISTE 2017 I met with Vlada Lotkina from ClassTag to talk about teacher-parent communication. ClassTag originally launched as a tool for streamlining parent-teacher conference scheduling and volunteering planning. It still does that...
  • New Grading Options in Google Forms Yesterday
    Google Forms has a new grading option that was released on Monday at ISTE 2017. The new option allows for batch grading of questions. You can now grade on a question-by-question basis rather than student-by-student. In other words, you can grade a...
  • Dave Vernier's Eclipse Tips Yesterday
    On Monday at ISTE 17 I met with a representative of Vernier Software & Technology. They're producing some neat equipment for science classrooms as well as some excellent interactive physics videos. Those resources are not free to use, but they...
  • SeeSaw Unveils New Features at ISTE 17 Monday
    This morning at ISTE 2017 I had a nice conversation with Carl Sjogreen from SeeSaw. Carl shared with me the newest features being added to SeeSaw. The following new features will be available on July 5th and are available to preview here at the IS...

Teacher Reboot Camp
  • Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: Video Edchats Through FlipGrid by Shelly Terrell Yesterday
    Back in August of 2009 I created and organized #Edchat in a dm conversation with Tom Whitby. Since its inception, #Edchat has inspired over 600 educational Twitter chats and hashtag movements that have added their own formats and methods...
  • Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: BYOD ISTE Sessions for Tuesday by Shelly Terrell Yesterday
    Baby Savvy caught up with our good friend, Cori Coburn (@coburncori) who helps on the organizing teams of various conferences, including ISTE. This year Cori helped oversee the BYOD sessions. You take your device and learn interactively....
  • Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: Engaging Students with Hip Hop and Edtech by Shelly Terrell Yesterday
    Baby Savvy enjoyed speaking to our good friend, William Jeffery, @CoachJeffery. William has been one of the organizers and founders of Edspeakers, one of the most diverse databases of educational speakers, keynotes, and edupreneurs. We love t...
  • Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: Fidget Spinners & 3D Printing with Children by Shelly Terrell Yesterday
    Baby Savvy was so excited to meet Kitty Tripp (@Kitty_Tripp)  who recently relocated to Texas. We love having her here and she is doing amazing things with elementary students. Kitty shared with us one of the incredible ways her 3rd grad...
  • Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: Learning with Your PLN at Conferences by Shelly Terrell Yesterday
    Baby Savvy spoke to two incredible leaders who we connected with on Twitter in the first year I joined, Elana Leoni (@Elanaleoni) and Patrick Larkin (@patrickmlarkin). I would definitely describe these folks as part of my Passi...

Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…
Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom
  • Summer 2017 Learning Series-3 Rules For Attending Any Conference by Steven Anderson Jun 13, 2017
    For the next several weeks I’ll be sharing posts that you can use for your summer learning. School may be out for many but the learning we do as educators can last even outside the classroom. These posts will take us through several differen...
  • Summer 2017 Learning Series-Making The Most Of Twitter Chats by Steven Anderson Jun 1, 2017
    For the next several weeks I’ll be sharing posts that you can use for your summer learning. School may be out for many but the learning we do as educators can last even outside the classroom. To start we will look in-depth at Twitter chats a...
  • The Tech-Savvy Educator: 6 Areas Of Development by Steven Anderson May 17, 2017
    These are truly incredible times to not only be a learner but an educator as well. The access to information we have is unlike anything we’ve had before. And the tools we have to create a learning environment where all students can succeed a...
  • 3 Essentials for Success in a Blended [Literacy] Classroom by Steven Anderson May 10, 2017
    This post is sponsored by ThinkCERCA, an online platform designed to empower teachers to personalize literacy instruction across disciplines. The use of digital learning spaces has exploded in use in classrooms nearly everywhere. Through Learning ...
  • FAQs For Educational Bloggers by Steven Anderson Apr 27, 2017
    I’ve had this blog since 2009. For nearly 9 years I’ve written about technology, improving school leadership and have shared my personal insights on being a connected educator. For me, blogging has become a part of my learning process ...



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