Category Archives: cool tools

Trends | School Bus to Mars

The future is already here, you just have to know where to find it. There’s some very cool stuff happening out there with virtual reality in education. From the Lockheed Martin website: “The first people who will visit Mars are … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Unify from Performance Matters

While students and teachers are tired of testing, teachers are required to test in more courses than ever — and are evaluated upon those results. Unify is a collaborative technology platform for the development, review and administration of quality assessment content. With … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Nearpod Common Sense Digital Citizenship

Here’s one of the nation’s leading digital citizenship curricula (from Common Sense Education) combined with interactive activities, assessments, and real-time feedback (from Nearpod, a unique mobile learning platform syncing mobile device users in the classroom). This curriculum empowers students to behave responsibly … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | eBackpack

Here’s a learning management system—or call it a class workflow system—that’s simplifying teaching and making learning more engaging. With it, you can assign, annotate, collect, review, and grade assignments and assessments on any internet-connected device including PCs, Macs, iOS, Android and … Continue reading

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Trends | Day of Discovery

Discovery Education’s Discovery Education Community invites teachers and administrators across the U.S. and Canada to participate in the annual Day of Discovery tour, a series of no cost professional development opportunities that provide educators with new skills and strategies for integrating educational … Continue reading

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