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A Match Made in Heaven

The Deets It’s been a long time in the making, but we are very excited to announce that ALL of Kyte’s content has been awarded ISTE’s official Readiness Seal of Alignment! If you’re not familiar with ISTE, a little googling will reveal that they are one of the most...

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A Match Made in Heaven

The Deets It’s been a long time in the making, but we are very excited to announce that ALL of Kyte’s content has been awarded ISTE’s official Readiness Seal of Alignment! If you’re not familiar with ISTE, a little googling will reveal that they are one of the most...

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Making School Announcements Suck Less Using YouTube

We’ve all been there. You’re in the middle of a great lesson where every student is engaged, and then it happens.  The crackling of the 1960’s era loudspeaker turns on, and a deafening voice begins to speak indistinguishably about the bake sale that will be happening...

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Choose your own adventure with Google Slides

Presentations tools are great and you’ve probably seen/used a lot of them throughout your career. In fact, you’ve likely sat through so many soul-numbing presentations that you’re sick of them altogether. Unfortunately, a lot of audiences turn off the moment a...

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Nearpod EdTech Review

We all know that presentations have been the same for years, especially when it comes to presenting in the classroom. Nearpod changes everything about presenting to students through their engaging and individualized delivery method. It flips the traditional...

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How I Won Over $10,000 for My Classroom

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...

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Gamify Your Classroom with ClassCraft

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...

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BrainPOP… More Like Mind Explosion!

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...

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Fundraising Using Adobe Spark

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...

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The Blended Learning Classroom

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...

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The Online Disinhibition Effect

When we interact in face to face settings, even though we might not know it, we are following unwritten rules of conduct.  These social rules have been established and enforced since our birth.  Although they are rarely sanctioned by an authority figure, they often...

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