Category Archives: cool tools

Cool Tool | KUBI

KUBI is a telepresence robot that delivers a simple and elegant solution for more engaging video conferencing and distance learning. Japanese for neck, it’s a flexible, affordable robotic platform that holds any tablet. This enables remote students or teachers to … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | GuideK12 SchoolSearch

A powerful online tool for districts to communicate school location, boundaries and program options to families, GuideK12 SchoolSearch™ is an interactive platform offering numerous enhancements that enable parents to make smart decisions about their children and schools, while reducing calls and … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | eTextbooks from Amazon

For those of us who went through college lugging textbooks around campus, there is now a better way: eTextbooks from Amazon. Students can take their entire library on their mobile devices by using the free Kindle reading app (available on iOS, … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Boardmaker Online

For more than 20 years, parents, therapists and educators alike have loved using Boardmaker software to help students with special needs achieve their goals. Now, through Boardmaker Online, educators can access the same high-quality, symbol-based teaching solution anytime, anywhere without having to … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Listen Current


This tool makes it easy to bring current events, authentic voices and engaging non-fiction stories to the classroom. They curate the best of public radio to keep teaching connected to the real world and build student listening skills at the same time. Non-fiction storytelling works … Continue reading

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