All posts by Lindsey Velez

Tech Worth Talking About

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As a teacher, I was always looking for new and fun ways to bring technology into the classroom. Fellow teachers would constantly share new ideas and we’d often talk about the tech we loved. Needless to say, now that I work at ClassLink - I love ClassLink. But that doesn’t mean I’ve stopped loving all of the other wonderful tech...
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Graphite: A New Way to Discover Apps

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At last week’s DigiFest, one website in particular really struck me as a game-changer for teachers, especially as more and more classrooms are using digital learning resources almost every day. Graphite is a free website from Common Sense Education, and they make finding the perfect educational apps, games, and websites easy. Graphite has actual educators on staff who review thousands…

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DigiFest 2015

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Last week, I attended EdTech DigiFest 2015. Hosted by Common Sense Education, SAANYS and NYSCATE, Tali Horowitz, Senior Education Manager at Common Sense Education, was a presenter and she covered a range of topics (and some great videos!) all focused digital citizenship. The aim of Tali’s preso was to provide teachers with insights and real tools to teach students about…

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