Monday, March 27, 2017

Buncee Buddies

Buncee Buddies is the new platform for connecting students and classrooms around the world through digital pen pals.  This is done through the use of sharing Buncee creations to collaborate w/ others, project based learning, make friends, learn about new cultures, and more.

Below is an excerpt from their blog...

I highly recommend checking out Buncee Buddies by clicking here!!!

Below is an example of a finished product...

*Buncee is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

BrainPop Make-a-Movie

BrainPop users are in for a treat as "premium" users can now create videos/movies through the Make-a-Movie feature.  This is ideal for students/educators that want to "show" what they know or to create digital stories, etc. These videos are simple to create and follow the same animated style that BrainPop is famous for.  Also, users have the ability to draw their own animation.

For a more detailed review check out Flipped Technology Coaching by clicking here.

I highly recommend checking out BrainPop's Make-a-Movie by clicking here!!!

Below is an excellent tutorial from Joli Boucher...


GoClass is a wonderful site/app for flipping a classroom.  This is a fantastic solution for educators to be able to manage their classes/students and create dynamic lessons that can be shared on mobile devices.  Students can login to a session on their mobile device and then follow the lesson following the "show-explain-ask" method.  Teachers can then get instant real-time feedback on student engagement and learning as well as attendance.

I highly recommend checking out GoClass by clicking here!!!

*GoClass is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.


Peekapak is a new (beta) site for educators (PreK-3rd grade) for teaching Social and Emotional Learning.  This free online platform includes stories and lesson plans that teachers use w/ students to develop these SEL skills.  Also, Peekapak lets educators/parents to track student's progress and generate detailed reports.  Finally, Peekapak works on any device and is a great way to integrate Technology w/ Reading.

Below is a brief demo...

I highly recommend checking out Peekapak by clicking here!!!

Storyboard That Webinar

Storyboard That, the excellent learning tool that educators are using for a wide range of purposes such as: digital storytelling, writing prompts, timelines, project based learning, storyboards, and much much more, is offering a free online webinar for educators.  This webinar will show teachers how to integrate Storyboard That into the classroom and use w/ their students.

I highly recommend signing up for the Storyboard That webinar on April 4th by clicking here!!!

*Storyboard That is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.


codeCampus is a great place for educators looking to bring coding/programming into their K-6 schools for free.  codeCampus offers lots of online training videos as well as interactive coding lessons to help teachers integrate codeCampus into the classroom.  All lessons are aligned to state standards and offer a wide variety of teaching materials.

Below is a demo video...

I highly recommend checking out codeCampus by clicking here!!!

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


DimensionU is one of my favorite companies for Game Based Learning.  These games take place in an interactive 3D virtual world where students strengthen their Math/Literacy skills.  The games are designed for kids grades 3rd-9th and are aligned to Common Core Standards.

Here are a list of DimensionU games...

Watch the videos below to see all 4 AMAZING
DimensionU Games in action:
Meltdown is the DimensionU game that
offers students a second chance
when answering difficult questions, and
rewards creative strategies to achieve victory.
Swarm is DimensionU's team-based
game that most strongly reinforces
cooperation and collaboration between
students to achieve a common goal.
Towerstorm is the DimensionU game
 that is best for working through the most
 curriculum in the shortest amount of time.
Velocity is DimensionU's high-speed
obstacle course that ensures players
answer questions correctly in order to
continue progressing through the race.
Click to view the MATHEMATICS or LITERACY content included in
DimensionU Games.

I highly recommend checking out DimensionU by clicking here!!!

For my Pinterest board on Game Based Learning click here.

*DimensionU is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.