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Teaching with tablets? Find and share recommendations for apps and advice on how to integrate them throughout the school day.

  • Elementary aged boy on laptop distance learning at home

    6 Ways to Jam on Jamboard: Using the Digital Whiteboard in a Hybrid Classroom

    The popular Google app facilitates meaningful collaboration for both remote and in-class students.
    Linnea Lyding
  • Young girl works on her tablet at home

    Using Technology to Support Young English Language Learners in a Hybrid Classroom

    Through videos and interactive online tasks, early elementary students can increase fluency and build vocabulary.
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    Using Gamification to Increase Engagement During Hybrid Learning

    Games that take students on a quest can invigorate social studies and strengthen bonds among learners.
    2.5k
  • A Bitmoji Classroom

    Educators Turn to Bitmoji to Build Community and Engagement

    Both fun and practical, Bitmoji classrooms are adding some levity to fall planning this year.
    28.3k
  • A computer and book indicating new challenges in digital learning.

    What Teachers in China Have Learned in the Past Month

    An American whose classroom in Beijing is now online shares what she and her team have learned since the coronavirus hit, just as U.S. teachers make the same shift.
    42.1k
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    Reading the Virtual Classroom Is Hard, but It Can Be Done

    Many teachers find it difficult to gauge how well students understand a lesson in an online classroom. A technique common among award-winning online instructors should help.
    10.2k
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    Essential Apps for the Physical and Digital Classroom

    Teacher-recommended tools for promoting collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking, and equity whether students are in school or at home.
    8.2k
  • Teacher working with students using tablets in the classroom

    9 New Ways to Use Flipgrid in the Classroom

    The popular tool has features that teachers in any subject can use to help students connect with each other and share their learning.
    11.7k
  • Teacher conducting a video group chat with her students during distance learning

    2 Simple Ways to Improve Online Instruction

    Distance learning started as an emergency in the spring, but teachers are finding ways to make it better, even for students working on smartphones.
    6k
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    11 Teacher-Recommended Math Apps and Online Tools

    Whether you teach online or in person this fall, these digital math tools may come in handy for grades pre-K through 12.
    5.5k
  • High school teacher and students in classroom during COVID

    Using Microsoft Teams in a Hybrid Classroom

    Strategies that foster student collaboration and a sense of community if your district is using Teams as the go-to tech platform for online learning.
    1.3k
  • Teenage girl doing math homework on a laptop

    Using Google Slides to Make Virtual Math Classes More Engaging

    The popular tool helps teachers assess students’ thought processes and provides opportunities for students to work together to solve problems.
    4.5k
  • A boy uses an iPad at home

    Apps for Students With Special Needs—As School Buildings Shutter

    The coronavirus creates a unique challenge for students with special needs—educators share recommendations for apps to support learning at home.
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  • Screen shot of teacher using Flipgrid

    3 Tech Tools for Distance Learning and Beyond

    These (mostly) free tools make it easier for teachers to connect with remote students and provide plenty of ways to engage them.
    1.5k
  • Boy doing homework on his laptop

    3 Participation Strategies for Live Video Instruction

    Most teachers develop ways to encourage classroom participation, but may not yet have ones for distance learning. These are easy to use anytime.
    2.9k

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