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How Can New Google Slides Features Be Used in Your School?
By Jeffrey Bradbury
Get Your Spooky on with Halloween Magnetic Poetry
If you’re ready to combine some holiday fun with Google Apps, then you definitely need to get your spooky on with some Halloween Magnetic Poetry, a Google Slides mini-project containing nearly 100 words, or “magnets” that can be rearranged to compose all kinds of writing samples.
13 Things Everyone is Going to Love about iOS 11
Apple's newest operating system for iPhones and iPads, iOS 11, finally launches this month. We'll learn the official release date for iOS 11 at Apple's big event on September 12; Apple calls its newest iOS "a giant step for iPhone" and "a monumental leap for iPad."

Here are 13 things everyone ...
15 Apps That Will Engage Students Outside of Class
Chances are if you’re a teacher that you’ve considered how to continue to engage students once classes are over for the day, or even the year. Above all, beyond our daily interactions with learners, we’ll always want their curiosity to continue and this is a commendable mindset. So what about a s...
Digital Manipulatives Help Facilitate Math Comprehension
How a teacher leverages a combination of physical and digital manipulatives to support mathematical understanding in her classroom.
The Weekly Edtech Smackdown: Vol. VIII
Welcome to the weekly edition of The Edtech Smackdown—a collection of digital resources containing a few of my most favorite activities, tools and articles curated from various social media s…
12 Useful Apps to Help Elementary Students  Improve Their Spelling
A few weeks ago we started a section here in EdTech & mLearning dedicated entirely to iPad apps to use with elementary students; check it out to see the resources we have published so far. Today we are adding another useful resource featuring a number of interesting iPad apps to help young learne...
Tag It with Social Media Magnetic Poetry
Summer vacation is just a few weeks away in many schools… That’s the good news! But that means it’s also that time of the year when teachers are searching for activities to motiva…
Program Music With 'Osmo Coding Jam' - GeekDad
As you may know, I’m a fan of the way that Osmo uses your iPad to mix physical objects and digital play. Osmo has tackled arithmetic, spelling, coding, and drawing. Its latest set, Coding Jam, mixes its coding blocks with music.

Like Osmo Coding, Coding Jam uses programming blocks that strin...