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8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

#NotAtISTE? Not a problem. Here are the most promising tools from the expo floor.
Every year the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference's expo floor is packed with edtech products vying for teachers' attention. This year alone 613 booths crowded the floor, from mega-booths like Google and Microsoft to tiny, easy-to-miss tables. Many of the latter often hide the up-and-coming tools for 2019 and beyond. The problem is, no person can sort through all of this without collapsing in a sweaty, dizzied heap. And of course, only a small fraction ... Read more
Tools

Best EdTech of 2016

The 20 best apps, games, and websites for learning from 2016.
In 2016 the Common Sense Education editorial staff evaluated close to 170 apps, games, and websites for learning potential and classroom implementation. This year (as in years past) there are some very ... Read more
Tools

3 Game-Based ELA Tools for Personalized Learning

Support differentiated learning with fun, data-driven lessons.
From early literacy to learning a second language, differentiation is key to keeping every student engaged. These subject-specific tools are great choices for both students and teachers; the kids ... Read more
Tools

Meet Our Ambassadors: Ginann Franklin

We think our Common Sense Ambassadors are worth knowing. Here's the latest in a series of spotlights.
The Common Sense Ambassadors are an exceptional group of Common Sense Certified education leaders who share their passion and inspiration about our mission with others.  Today we're ... Read more
Digital Citizenship

5 Tech Tools to Integrate Today

Encourage teachers to build tech skills with kid-tested and technology coach-approved apps.
There is an old saying that begins, "If I had a nickel..." If I applied that saying to how often a teacher approached me for help but began with, "I have a stupid question,” I'd ... Read more
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