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Social Networks for Students and Teachers

Posted on by Tanner Higgin

Social media that helps teachers and students connect, collaborate, and share.

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

Digital Footprint & Identity, Relationships & Communication, News & Media Literacy

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Great Online Communities for Kids and Teens

Posted on by Cassie Sanborn

Connecting online (safely) with peers can be a real plus.

Grades

K–12

Topics

Digital Footprint & Identity, Relationships & Communication, News & Media Literacy

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Authentic Assessment Tools for Teachers and Students

Posted on by Tanner Higgin

Improve assessment with student-centered tools that promote real-world tasks.

Grades

Pre-K–12

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The Wonderment

Ambitious global community aims for public good through student engagement

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Grades

1–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web

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Middle School Writing Apps and Websites

Posted on by Tanner Higgin

Resources to inspire and support middle schoolers' writing.

Subjects

English Language Arts, forming arguments, text analysis, using supporting evidence, writing

Grades

6–8

Topics

Digital Footprint & Identity, News & Media Literacy

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Best Tools for Back-to-School 2022

Posted on by Tanner Higgin

Indispensable apps and sites that tech up your teaching.

Grades

Pre-K–12

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Turnitin

Encourage original work and give feedback with this valuable tool

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Based on 4 reviews
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Grades

3–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Web

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Snap&Read

Nifty app can be used to increase text accessibility for all readers.

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Grades

6–12

Price

Free to try

Platforms

Chrome, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac

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Schoology

Free LMS for digital classrooms packed with possibilities

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Based on 4 reviews
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Grades

5–12

Price

Free, Paid

Platforms

Web

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Hypothes.is

Tool makes webpages and digital texts spaces of critique, discussion

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Based on 4 reviews
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Grades

6–12

Price

Free, Paid

Platforms

Web, Chrome

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Amaze

Quirky, fact-filled videos help adults answer tweens' sex-ed questions

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Based on 1 review
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Grades

5–10

Price

Free

Platforms

Web

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Fake It to Make It

News site sim demonstrates impact of misinformation

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Grades

8–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Chrome, Mac, Web, Windows

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Using Video Effectively in the Classroom

Posted on Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:40 by Tanner Higgin

Getting students to tune in through active and reactive viewing of video.

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

EdTech, News & Media Literacy

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3 Great Game Design Tools for Summer Learning

Posted on Tue, 07/19/2016 - 02:00 by Emily Major

Engage kids with STEAM projects in the summer months and beyond.

Subjects

Arts, design

Grades

3–12

Topics

EdTech, Instruction & Assessment

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CBC Kids News

Real news stories and videos for and by kids

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Grades

5–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web