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ToolZeit – 5 TEDTalk Playlists for Educator’s Summer Professional Development June 12, 2013 10:00 am

ToolZeit – 5 TEDTalk Playlists for Educator’s Summer Professional Development

About Summer vacation has already begun for many educators in the United States. For some of us we have a few more weeks of school left. Summer is a time when many educators relax and recharge and allow themselves to learn something new. As life-long learners we sometimes look at increasing our knowledge and experience specifically in what we teach or it can be taking on the challenge of learning something new outside of normal, everyday comfort zone. In any […]

ToolZeit – Update – 5 Dice: Order of Operations Game March 25, 2013 3:21 pm

ToolZeit – Update – 5 Dice: Order of Operations Game

We reviewed 5 Dice: Order of Operations Game a few months ago http://edreach.us/podcast/toolzeit-5-dice-order-of-operations-game/ . The developer contacted us to let us know that this edu app for the math classroom has received a pretty sweet update. Students can now play collaboratively or head to head using bluetooth. Some schools will find the use of bluetooth a great choice since their school district may block devices connecting to each other through the wireless network due to security concerns. Using bluetooth allows the connectivity to happen […]

ToolZeit – Bitsboard Updated March 12, 2013 7:01 am

ToolZeit – Bitsboard Updated

We reviewed Bitsboard in the past http://youtu.be/oVAaSDuzbDk . They released a major update recently and this app just keeps getting better and better. Features to look for in the update to version 5.0 include: Tracking user progress New Pop Quiz mode If you haven’t downloaded Bitsboard yet for your classroom, download it today. https://itunes.apple.com/app/bitsboard/id516842210?mt=8 If you have downloaded it, make sure you update your apps to see the improvements.   We’d love to see the ability to add different users without […]

If a war is fought at the back of a textbook- did it ever really happen? October 11, 2012 10:52 am

If a war is fought at the back of a textbook- did it ever really happen?

If a war is fought at the back of a textbook and a class never makes it to that chapter, was it ever really fought? Now that is a deep philosophical idea to ponder as we look at the far too common use of textbooks.