How-to: Use ShowMe with your class blog

I love blogs. They help to satiate my endless quest for knowledge and I never worry about losing an article or a page because I can track them with my handy Google Reader. I’ve also discovered that blogs are an excellent tool for creating a living portfolio of classroom learning. Instead keeping that info locked… Read more »

How-to ShowMe: A guest post by Nishi Kumar

This How-to ShowMe was originally published on TFAnet, the internal network for all Teach For America corps members and alumni. This past fall, after a successful partnership with Apple, each of the 9000+ corps members received an iPad for classroom use. Nishi Kumar, a valuable TFA educator and ShowMe community member wrote up her experiences… Read more »

How-to: Create ShowMes to help your students with homework

I’ve been talking to teachers around the globe about how they use ShowMe in their class. What I’ve discovered is that there are so many awesome and effective ways to use ShowMe as a tool in education. Today I wanted to highlight the way Ryan Halverson, a middle school math and science teacher at Notre… Read more »

App Store Volume Purchase Program Tips

Are you an educator looking to buy apps for your school’s new iPads? With all the awesome education apps out there, prices can quickly add up in your shopping cart. We learned some great tips from Gina at #EdCampNYC on how to best utilize the App Store Volume Purchase Program (ASVPP) to get special pricing on… Read more »

Building an ePortfolio: add a ShowMe to the mix!

I’ve spoken to many educators about how they might use ShowMe as a tool in their classroom and the idea of using them in ePortfolios and ePubs has come up many times. This is a fantastic use case and one that I hope to see more educators adopting. Portfolios on a whole provide an opportunity… Read more »

Innovative education, it’s everywhere!

Since our launch, we have seen many thoughtful, informative and innovative lessons uploaded to the site. We continue to be impressed with our community every day! I wanted to take this opportunity to highlight a few ways ShowMe is being used by our community of educators. These examples come from Brette in Melbourne, Australia. As… Read more »

How-to ShowMe: a lesson in creating a great ShowMe!

We want to help you use ShowMe in your classroom so we’re adding something new to our blog, How-to ShowMe! You can find our entire collection of How-To tutorials for using ShowMe here.  We have so many great teachers already who have been sharing how to create ShowMes like theirs so we thought it would be… Read more »