Some of the best things about an ed-tech conference are the sessions, where attendees learn about new tools and resources, trends, and teaching strategies. But you can’t make it to every session, and sometimes it’s hard to choose when each session is compelling and relevant to your educational needs.

That’s where eSchool News can help. During TCEA, our editorial team attended sessions each day. We heard from real educators who shared real experiences in their classrooms and with students.

We’ve put together a list of apps, tools and resources from those sessions. Did you have a favorite session or tool that isn’t listed here? Please let us know in the comments section below, or tweet us @eSchoolNews and tell us about the best thing you learned at TCEA 2017.

1. Numbers for iPad lets users create spreadsheets that include charts, text, images, and tables. The iPad app is collaborative and lets a group of users work together in real time.

2. Nepris connects educators and students to industry experts through web-based chat sessions about careers, topics and concepts students wish to learn more about.

3. Nearpod is an interactive classroom tool to help teachers engage and assess students. Teachers can create and customize the interactive lessons or can download other resources.

(Next page: 12 more resources from real educators)

Laura Ascione
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Laura Ascione

Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura