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A socially-curated discovery engine of websites, mobile apps, desktop programs, and electronic products for teaching and learning.
A socially-curated discovery engine of websites, mobile apps, desktop programs, and electronic products for teaching and learning.

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Communication and Collaboration Tools

Technology expands the number of ways you can coordinate and connect with students, parents, and colleagues. From polls to private messaging to multimedia stories and annotations, here are some notable, teacher-recommended tools to facilitate different ways to communicate and collaborate.

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3D Scanning and Model Creation Apps

If you are exploring the worlds of virtual reality, augmented reality, or 3D printing - or just want to grow your students’ skills in 3D modeling programs - these mobile apps can help you scan and convert real-world objects into 3D models. Some require expensive hardware however, but their models are of much higher quality.

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Hands-On Learning Technology Tools

Interested in interactive, hands-on, learning experiences? Here are a set of educational products that pair mobile devices with physical objects. Sometimes something tactile is just what a young brain needs!

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Tools for Finding Classroom-Safe Content

The web is enormous and full of resources. Many of those resources are untrustworthy or inappropriate. Fortunately, there are tools that exist to help teachers find classroom-safe content.

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Classroom-Friendly Resources for News and Current Events

Now, more than ever, staying informed about current events and news is critical for students. Fortunately, there are a number of classroom-friendly resources available. Here are some notable teacher-recommended services that you and your students may enjoy.

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Resources to Reduce Summer Learning Loss

For schools in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s time to worry about summer learning loss again. Fortunately, there are many resources to help students retain the skills and knowledge they learned during the school year. Here are some teacher-recommended resources to consider.

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Teacher-Recommended Science Apps

Want to bring a dose of science with you on your mobile device? Here are some kid-tested, teacher-recommended science apps that will educate and delight.

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Reading Resources

Reading is a cornerstone skill that can be a source of inspiration and creativity. Here are a few teacher-recommended resources that have helped in their literacy programs. Hopefully these can help transform the reading experience for your students as well.

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Mobile Apps Designed to Get You Outdoors

Technology is often an excuse to stay indoors. But did you know that some technologies are designed to get you outdoors instead? Here is a set of teacher-recommended mobile apps made to get you out of your chair and under the sun.

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Mental Health Tools

Sound mental health is an important topic; lacking it can be disastrous for a student’s future success. Some schools are not equipped well to handle significant mental health issues. While not quite complete solutions, these tools may help to at least set students on the path towards seeking more comprehensive assistance.

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