Monthly Archives: August 2013

Only Two of the Top 10 EdApps in iTunes are Worth Buying


This blog post originally appeared on the Balefire Labs blog. A lot of teachers and parents we talk to have told us that when they are trying to find apps for their kids they look at the Top Charts in … Continue reading

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STEM, Politicians and Listening Tours


So on Thursday when I posted my shameless self-promotion post I promised a “real” post today. Here it is (finally). I wanted to have a conversation with you all about an experience I had last week. Balefire Labs was invited … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Balefire Labs


Here’s a bit of shameless self-promotion…with the promise that I’ll write a “real” blog post tomorrow! But what an honor for us to be featured in the “Cool Tools” section of Ed Tech Digest! Rock on! EdTech Digest Karen Mahon … Continue reading

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The Don’t Go Down in Flames on the First Day of School Checklist


Originally posted on Singing Pigs:
Do you have lesson plans? Do you have a bagged lunch or cafeteria money? Do you have seating charts? Do you have a steady source of caffeine? Did you set your alarm? Did you double…

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Using Google Glass in Education


This is pretty far out and, yeah, kind of blew my mind! We’ve all seen the recent images of Google Glass in the news, but I confess, I hadn’t really given any thought to how it might be used in … Continue reading

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Parents’ Role in Mobile Learning


Originally posted on EDUWELLS:
Guest Writer¬†Reese Jones¬†(UK) Parents are giving their approval stamps on the use of modern technology inside the classrooms. The presence of devices has breathed a new life to the otherwise routine of the students. But, of…

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HUGE News! Find the Best Educational Apps NOW!


Today’s the day we’ve all been waiting for, so I hope you’ll forgive my overflowing giddiness! Yes, today, my new business, Balefire Labs, launches!! Parents and teachers, we can help you find the educational apps that provide the best instruction … Continue reading

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Teachers LOVE Technology!


Here’s a really cool infographic to kick off your week, from the folks at OnlineUniversities.com!

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