Category Archives: cool tools

Web Literacy

More than just coding; an enabling education for our times. GUEST COLUMN | by Doug Belshaw What are the skills and competencies that people need to read, write and participate on the web? Where can they learn these skills? How … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Great Parents Academy

Here’s a way to get your GPA up — as a parent, that is. Founded in 2012 and based in Atlanta, Great Parents Academy provides supplemental math curricula for children ages kindergarten through fifth grade. Through its interactive web-based software, … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | PLEx Science Series

Interactive learning games reach a new level with one of the first complete collections of game-based curriculum from Filament Learning, a division of the award-winning developer Filament Games. The PLEx (play, learn, experiment) Science series furthers the student learning experience by turning abstract science concepts into concrete learning objectives … Continue reading

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Trends | Protecting Student Privacy

As school rolls forward nationwide, CoSN (Consortium for School Networking) and the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) just released a new resource for school leaders to help them smartly discuss the critical issue of student privacy. The infographic explains to … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Social Studies Techbook

This cool tool brings history to life with an innovative multimedia reference library that links key documents to people and places; interactive maps, digital explorations and activities; primary source documents; and informational text. It engages all learners through multiple reading levels … Continue reading

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