Reflector is a wireless mirroring system from the folks at Air Squirrels that is designed to allow you to display the content of any iOS or Android device onto a central PC or presentation system. Given the increasing prevalence of digital devices in the classroom, having an effective and efficient way to display student screens on a central board or projector can be enormously beneficial. Reflector is an excellent tool for accomplishing this, so let’s check it out!
Remind: A safe way for teachers to text message students and stay in touch with parents - Now Updated with Activities
Remind is a service that many of you might already be familiar with. They offer a free, safe method for teachers to easily text students and parents. Remind has been around for a while, but they've just recently announced their new chat feature, which will allow for two-way communication between teachers, students, and parents. They're an awesome resource, so let's check them out!
Skyscrapers: Learn About Architecture & Engineering By Designing, Building, and Exploring
Skyscrapers is a new iOS app in the Explorer’s Library series from Tinybop. The app costs $2.99 and is meant for students in kindergarten through 5th grade. The app is aligned with the NGSS science standards and is meant to allow students to explore the experience of building a skyscraper. It’s not only a fun app, but it also allows for a lot of educational opportunities, let’s check it out!
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