Co-teaching in the classroom – Who’s on your team?

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The teaching of 21st century skills, for college and career readiness, have finally become a priority for K-12 schools. One of the pillars of 21st century skills is collaboration. Ironically, many of us are trying to ‘teach’ collaboration…alone! Sure, lesson and assessment planning are often collaborative efforts, but it’s done behind closed doors. As teachers, we know how important it…

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Introducing Google sign-on, document preview and more!

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Sign in with Google Do you have a Google account? Log into Showbie and add it to your account for quick and easy sign in! From your Classes list select your picture (or name) and then Edit (next to My Info). From there you will be able to Enable Google Sign-In! Preview content Have you ever opened a file just…

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Introducing Showbie 1.3

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As many of you may already have noticed, Showbie 1.3 hit the app store last week. This update has been in the works for a long time, so we’re super excited to finally be able to share it with you! Besides a full visual overhaul, this version includes several new features, tweaks and improvements. Let’s…

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Encouraging Creativity with iMovie and Video

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Many classrooms experimenting with ways to use the iPad in learning look to video as the ultimate promise of Authentic Assessment. There is probably no better way to prove that a student really understands a concept than to have them demonstrate what they have learned with a real world application. Recently, I was speaking with…

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5 Must-Have iOS 7 Creative Apps for the iPad Classroom

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With iOS 7, many app developers have recently updated their apps to reflect the sleek flat look that now dominates popular apps on the new OS. As a result of all the app updates, we’ve been hard at work refreshing nearly 50 tutorial videos showing amazing creative apps and how Showbie makes assignment turn in…

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Showbie Meets Project Pupil Podcast!

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I had the chance to sit down with Ram Gangisetty of Project Pupil last week and record a Podcast on the Paperless Classroom and how we arrived at developing Showbie. Play the Podcast In new window | Download About Project Pupil Project Pupil is a new Podcast series for teachers that aims to discover and…

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