How I Won Over $10,000 for My Classroom

by Kyte Learning | Jan 06, 2017
Teachers spend an average of $500 out of their own pocket on school supplies each year. One in ten teachers spends more than $1000!   Wouldn’t it be nice to get a little help in paying for school supplies? Over the course of the last six years, I’ve been able to win over $10,000 in grants and I want...
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Students Create Their Own Video Games with Bloxels!

by Kyte Learning | Jan 06, 2017
New and Noteworthy Since we have the opportunity to interact with the EdTech community a lot here at Kyte, we frequently find ourselves meeting people and discovering companies that have something super cool to offer. Much like ROOT Robots, which we talked about in last month’s Newsletter . This was...
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Gamify Your Classroom with ClassCraft

by Kyte Learning | Jan 06, 2017
My favorite thing to do as a kid was to play video games. I was a huge Nintendo fan and the game that captured my heart, and consequently most of my time, was The Legend of Zelda . There was something so gratifying about leveling up my character with a new sword or a fancy new tunic. I couldn’t wait...
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BrainPOP... More Like Mind Explosion!

by Kyte Learning | Jan 06, 2017
My school has been using BrainPOP for the past three years and it’s an educational tool that has made a significant difference in my classroom. For Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I would use BrainPOP as a research tool for students who weren’t reading at grade level. I’d supplement their reading with B...
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Fundraising Using Adobe Spark

by Kyte Learning | Jan 06, 2017
What do gift wrap, candy bars, and coupon books all have in common? They're things you don’t really need but have likely shelled out boo-koo bucks for because Timmy and Bernice are trying to raise money for their school. The fund- raising game in education hasn’t changed much in the last 30 years bu...
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Bring the world to your students with Google Cardboard

by Kyte Learning | Dec 06, 2016
Yes, it's really cardboard but instead of using it for canned goods or labeling it, "kitchen stuff," you can use it to give any lesson a serious engagement boost!
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Coding with Root, your new favorite classroom pet.

by Kyte Learning | Dec 06, 2016
  Meet Root, your new classroom pet. Coding with Root is a dynamic and creative experience: Root reacts to things in the environment, kids react to Root and the interplay is orchestrated with code. You can program Root to move, turn, draw, erase, scan colors, play music, light up, sense touches, fee...
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SoundCloud in the classroom

by Kyte Learning | Dec 06, 2016
Using SoundCloud to engage your students through their ears
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The Blended Learning Classroom

by Stephanie Tello | Nov 10, 2016
During a series of interviews right out of my teacher preparation program, I was asked several times about my experience in a blended learning classroom. What I knew to be true was that blended learning included technology, but I was not sure exactly how it would be manifested in a classroom. My exp...
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