Student Learning Reflections via Showbie

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At its core, Showbie allows teachers to easily distribute assignments to students who can then submit work for feedback and grading. However, several teachers are using Showbie in ways that add even more value to the paperless classroom. I recently got the chance to chat with Roxy (known online as¬†RoxygirlTeacher)¬†who¬†blogs about her middle school math…

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Three students show us how their French teacher uses Showbie!

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Over the last couple of¬†weeks, we have featured teacher stories to learn how others use¬†Showbie in the classroom. This week, we are going to hear from the students! Kaoutar,¬†Wafa and Sam made a cute video to demonstrate how they¬†improve their language skills when¬†using Showbie to submit homework. In the past, Wafa‚Äôs teacher would ask her…

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App smashing the storytelling process – Book Creator, iBooks & Showbie

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How 4th¬†grade Language Arts and Social Studies teacher¬†Hayley Sample¬†combined old-school storytelling techniques with new technology to get her students writing¬†masterpieces!     My sister introduced me to Book Creator when her 5th¬†grade students were using the app to make similar books to what my students had created. Her students are 1:1¬†with their iPads, so with…

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4 Classroom Makeover Tricks That Any Teacher Can Do!

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Looking to inject some life into your classroom this year? Here are some tricks that can help. All the projects¬†below are quick,¬†easy, non-permanent fixes for teachers on a tight budget! 1.¬†That Ugly Filing Cabinet For this you will need some sticky contact paper, some spray paint and an outdoor space. Amazon have a great range…

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