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The Tech Tools for Teachers Podcast is hosted by Shanna Martin, a technology coach focused on helping you find and understand free educational technology tools that you can use in your classroom. Free resources are available at https://smartinwi.com.

Tech Tools for Teachers Shanna Martin

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

The Tech Tools for Teachers Podcast is hosted by Shanna Martin, a technology coach focused on helping you find and understand free educational technology tools that you can use in your classroom. Free resources are available at https://smartinwi.com.

    How to Use Edublogs in Your Classroom

    How to Use Edublogs in Your Classroom

    This week's tech tool can be used in any content area! Edublogs is a free blogging tool for educators and their students. There are so many ways you can use this tool—from keeping your families and community up-to-date on what's going on in your classroom to providing a resource for students to create portfolios, track progress on a project, lab reports or newsletters.

    If you haven't already, check it out!

    View the post: https://smartinwi.com/using-edublogs/

    Tech Discussed in This Episode
    • Edublogs (https://edublogs.org)

    Find all of the tools we've discussed in the EdTech Directory:
    https://smartinwi.com/edtech-directory/

    Get in touch:
    https://smartinwi.com
    https://www.twitter.com/smartinwi
    https://www.facebook.com/smartinwi
    techtoolsforteacherpodcast@gmail.com

    ©2021 Snoring Dog Media, LLC. All rights reserved.

    • 15 min
    Supporting Science

    Supporting Science

    This episode is packed with science (and a few other elements 😭)! As we move into the second half of the school year, I know our high school teachers really start to prep for AP exams and we are all looking for some new resources to change things up! We have help for both this week!

    View the post: https://smartinwi.com/supporting-science/

    Tech Discussed in This Episode
    • Bozeman Science - http://www.bozemanscience.com/
    • Paul Andersen - https://twitter.com/paulandersen
    • The Periodic Table of Comic Books - http://www.uky.edu/Projects/Chemcomics/index.html

    Find all of the tools we've discussed in the EdTech Directory:
    https://smartinwi.com/edtech-directory/

    Get in touch:
    https://smartinwi.com
    https://www.twitter.com/smartinwi
    https://www.facebook.com/smartinwi
    techtoolsforteacherpodcast@gmail.com

    ©2021 Snoring Dog Media, LLC. All rights reserved.

    • 15 min
    Exploring Edsitement

    Exploring Edsitement

    It's 2022 and time to try something new! There are so many *edsiting* things about this week's site! Edsitement is a huge collection to help support humanities in education.

    If you are looking for new resources to support content that you teach or are looking to explore interesting topics this site has many resources to help.

    Edsitement features a large collection of lesson plans organized by grade level and topic. The topics go from all kinds of art, history, science, literature which will be perfect for your next exploration into the humanities with students in any age group.



    View the post: https://smartinwi.com/exploring-edsitement/

    Tech Discussed in This Episode
    • Edsitement - https://edsitement.neh.gov/

    Find all of the tools we've discussed in the EdTech Directory:
    https://smartinwi.com/edtech-directory/

    Get in touch:
    https://smartinwi.com
    https://www.twitter.com/smartinwi
    https://www.facebook.com/smartinwi
    techtoolsforteacherpodcast@gmail.com

    ©2021 Snoring Dog Media, LLC. All rights reserved.

    • 14 min
    What is Jeopardy Labs?

    What is Jeopardy Labs?

    Are you looking for a fun way to engage your students? Jeopardy Labs is the perfect tool! You can create your own Jeopardy game boards and use them with your students. It's easy to make one of these boards—all you need are some answers (and questions) about any topic! Whether it's math, history, science—you name it there are plenty of topics that work great with this well-known game.

    View the post: https://smartinwi.com/what-is-jeopardy-labs/

    Tech Discussed in This Episode
    • Jeopardy Labs (https://jeopardylabs.com/)

    Find all of the tools we've discussed in the EdTech Directory:
    https://smartinwi.com/edtech-directory/

    Get in touch:
    https://smartinwi.com
    https://www.twitter.com/smartinwi
    https://www.facebook.com/smartinwi
    techtoolsforteacherpodcast@gmail.com

    ©2021 Snoring Dog Media, LLC. All rights reserved.

    • 10 min
    Tynker: A Coding Tool for Students

    Tynker: A Coding Tool for Students

    This week, we're talking Tynker! If you are looking to for a fun way for your kiddos to working on their problem-solving skills, have them write some code! Tynker is a great way to introduce coding to your students in a fun and easy way. Students get the opportunity to play games, create their own games, and more!

    View the post: https://smartinwi.com/tynker-a-coding-tool-for-students/

    Tech Discussed in This Episode
    • Tynker - https://tynker.com

    Find all of the tools we've discussed in the EdTech Directory:
    https://smartinwi.com/edtech-directory/

    Get in touch:
    https://smartinwi.com
    https://www.twitter.com/smartinwi
    https://www.facebook.com/smartinwi
    techtoolsforteacherpodcast@gmail.com

    ©2021 Snoring Dog Media, LLC. All rights reserved.

    • 15 min
    Wow Science: An Awesome Collection of Science Sites

    Wow Science: An Awesome Collection of Science Sites

    Have you ever wondered where to find great science learning materials for students aged 5 to 11? Well, look no further. On this week's episode, I have the perfect site for you! Wow Science is filled with so much information that can be used at a variety of grade levels. This website collects and evaluates resources from all over the web and organizes them in one place for easy access by teachers and students alike. The best part is, most of them are FREE!!

    View the post: https://smartinwi.com/wow-science/

    Tech Discussed in This Episode
    • Wow Science

    Find all of the tools we've discussed in the EdTech Directory:
    https://smartinwi.com/edtech-directory/

    Get in touch:
    https://smartinwi.com
    https://www.twitter.com/smartinwi
    https://www.facebook.com/smartinwi
    techtoolsforteacherpodcast@gmail.com

    ©2021 Snoring Dog Media, LLC. All rights reserved.

    • 16 min

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