High School Senior Project Turns Into Growing EdTech Platform Classroom Mosaic

High School EdTech Startup If  we had a $1 for every time we heard about some college kids launching a startup we wouldn't have to work anymore, but teenagers launching a startup, that's a different story. There are a handful of great tech stories out there about teenagers that have turned an app into a [...]

Get Smart Get Active With The O Smart Ball [EdTech]

While at the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) conference last week, we had the chance to check out a ton of great products. Luckily, we had our 6 year old special correspondent, Tatum, with us to help find the best ones. One of Tatum's favorite things at NAESP was TheO SmartBall: TheO SmartBall [...]

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MasteryEd: A Common Sense Approach to Teaching Math

MasteryEd Math Throughout the past several weeks, on our cruise of the EdTech conference circuit, we've seen a ton of math-based software and products. However, one of the best we have seen was also one of the most straightforward and low-tech. During the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) conference in Nashville last week, [...]

EdTech: Give Your Students A Brain Break With GoNoodle

EdTech GoNoodle Brain Break When I was in elementary school the first thing we did in the morning was an "eye opener" activity. Some kind of word or math puzzle or problem. The idea behind that was to get our brains working and ready for the school day and ready to learn.  There was really [...]

Just Because It’s Awesome & Fun, Box Hockey

Box Hockey Awesome & Fun As schools and parents have become more and more hesitant to let children compete in any sort of physical activity during gym class - that's a story for another time - there are few choices for the class. There has been a wholesale shift away from sports and physical activity [...]

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EdTech: LiveSchool: The Clip Chart Goes Digital And Fun

Liveschool EdTech There is no question that teachers and school administrators have a tall task. Shaping and molding young minds is hard work. Teaching is hard enough, but educators are often tasked with a ton of administrative and discipline work. The amount of time teachers spend doing non-teaching activities is mind blowing. Seeing this as [...]

Crazy 8s Math Club: A Fun, Engaging Take on Math Club for K-5

Crazy 8's Math Club Here at the annual National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) conference, we just came across a company that - this is something that we never thought we would say - has made math club pretty cool. When you think of math and math club, some of the very last words you think [...]

GameTime: 6 Year Old Approved, Sustainable Playgrounds

Gametime Play This week, we are in Nashville, TN for the annual National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) conference. Much like ISTE, we brought along our 6 year old special correspondent Tatum F. Tatum is here to help us find the good stuff, that young kids like. One such thing is the GameTime play grounds. Needless [...]

TEAM Student Tracker: A Collaborative Approach to the Classroom

We are just about all geared up for the National Association of Elementary School Principles 2014 conference later this week. We have already had a chance to speak with several exhibitors. Edtech JSBF is one such company. Edtech JSBF has a pretty unique app available. TEAM Student Tracker is a web based app that allows for easy communication between [...]

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Art in Action: Standards Based Art Curriculum Tools

We are gearing up to hit the National Association of Elementary School Principles 2014 conference later this week. So far, we have had a chance to speak with a few different exhibitors for a preview of what we'll see at the conference. One of these exhibitors is Art in Action. Art in Action offers a [...]

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