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EdTech Showdown: Evernote vs. Notability

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Evernote or Notability? Which note-taking tool is better for education? Here's a quick, side-by-side comparison of these two popular platforms.

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5 Steps to Using Video Effectively in Teaching

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Using video in the classroom is as easy as pressing play, right? Check out step-by-step instructions on how you can use video effectively in your teaching, and encourage your students to be active viewers rather than passive couc…

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How to Create Videos with Powtoon

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Powtoon is an easy-to-use, animated video-creation tool. Learn how your students can create polished-looking videos in no time. Learn more about Powtoon and get ideas for lesson plans.

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How to Customize Videos with EDpuzzle

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EDpuzzle is a simple, easy-to-use video-annotation tool. Learn how you can add questions and quizzes within videos to help your students be active viewers. Learn more about EDpuzzle and get ideas for lesson plans.

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Supporting English Language Learners With Digital Storytelling

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English-language learners come to our classrooms with a diverse set of learning needs, including the want for more opportunities to practice using English in a variety of settings. But can digital communication help increase ELLs…

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4 Steps to Create a Tech-Rich Lesson Plan

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Using technology is quite different from teaching with technology. Check out four steps you can follow to design tech-rich lesson plans.

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Take Classroom Video to the Next Level

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When you show video in your classroom, you want your students to be active viewers -- to comprehend, not merely consume. But why stop at comprehension? When it comes to video in the classroom, students shouldn't just get what the…

Reviews of Apps & Websites

Adobe Express

Enjoyable and practical design tool supports creators of all ages

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Based on 5 reviews
Privacy Rating
Expert evaluation by Common Sense

Grades

2–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web, Android, iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad, Chrome

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Tips for Great Group Work in the Classroom

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Collaboration is essential to students’ learning! Having kids work together promotes cooperation, builds social-emotional skills, and gets them engaged in active learning. Group work, on the other hand, tends to come with challen…

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How to Assign Group Work in Google Classroom

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It's become a whole lot easier to assign group work in Google Classroom. Learn how to use Google Classroom's assignments feature to create and manage group projects for students. Simply create a new assignment, de-select "all stu…

Reviews of Apps & Websites

Fandom Forward

Pop culture site promotes social justice critique, activism

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Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 4 reviews

Grades

10–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web

Reviews of Apps & Websites

Equatio

Compatibility issues hamper potentially useful equation-building tool

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 1 review

Grades

5–12

Price

Free, Paid

Platforms

Chrome, Web

Reviews of Apps & Websites

A+ Spelling Test

Spelling practice app meets expectations, doesn't exceed them

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Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed
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1–6

Price

Free, Paid

Platforms

iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Mac

BEST IN CLASS

The Best Coding Tools That Go Beyond the Basics

Posted on Thu, 03/31/2022 - 15:32 by Christine Elgersma

Our editorial team reviewed dozens of coding tools and determined Code.org is the best for kids who know the basics.

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3–12

BEST IN CLASS

The Best Block-Based Coding Tools for Beginners

Posted on Thu, 03/31/2022 - 11:42 by Christine Elgersma

Our editorial team reviewed dozens of coding tools and determined Code.org is the best for beginners.

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K–8