Find Great Ideas For Back To School With TeachersPayTeachers

Well, it is that time of year again. Time for teachers to start thinking about their classrooms, how they are going to decorate, lesson planning, and everything else that goes with it. If you were anything like me, I was always looking online for great ideas for my classroom. Well, today I came across a site that could be a great resource for teachers.

TeachersPayTeachers is exactly what it seems. It is a site where teachers can go to find lesson plans, printables, worksheets, and other great things for the classroom. Most of the items are priced reasonably for teachers. Not only that, but if you have something cool that you want to share, you can also upload it to the site and get paid for it. In my opinion, this is a win-win for everyone. So, whether you need some ideas for the new year or you have something creative you want to share, check out TeachersPayTeachers.

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Get An Education Discount For The Doxie Mobile Scanner

Being an educator definitely has it perks at times. I love companies that see the need for teachers and are able to reward them with discounted products to better serve their classroom. Doxie is no different. If you have never heard of them, it is about time you did. With so many of us starting to get away from having so many papers to haul around, Doxie is the mobile scanner that does a great job.


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Wikispaces Classroom: The Collaborative, Social Network For the Classroom

For better or for worse, communication between teachers and students/parents is starting to extend beyond just the school day. Students go home after a long day at school and start to sit down to do their homework and realize they forgot what the assignment was, or they have a question about something. What are their options? They can’t really call the teacher. What if teachers offered a way to provide a platform for students to not only communicate with them, but also with their fellow students? Not only that, but this platform gave parents the opportunity to stay in contact with teachers as well? Yes, there are a variety of ways to do this, but one that I want to talk about today, takes a simple approach and doesn’t involve a teacher having to be really tech savvy. Let’s take a look at Wikispaces Classroom.


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Could The TouchPico Be The Future of Classroom Projectors?

In the classroom, the “chalk board,” as it was called when I was back in school, has evolved over time. Now, you are starting to see smart boards, as well as expensive paint that lets you use a wall as a white board. But, what hasn’t evolved as much, in my opinion is the projector. Schools spend hundreds of dollars on these devices that over time, have made leaps in picture quality and other areas, but have continued to rise in costs with these upgrades. I have said this for the past year now that someone needs to come up with a technology where you can have a projector in the classroom that will project not only the teachers device, but student’s devices as well. Not only that but, it needs to be interactive and the price has to be affordable. Well, the TouchPico, just may be a start to this idea. Let’s take a look.

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Shadow Puppet Edu: Mobile Presentation Creator For The Classroom

A while back I shared with you about a simple presentation app called Shadow Puppet. At the time, you could share a picture and record your voice to give that picture meaning. Well, now the developers of the app have come out with an all new Shadow Puppet Edu, which is specifically geared towards the classroom. I got to take it for a spin and they have really done some cool things with it to make it applicable for the classroom. Let’s take a look.

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