Category Archives: cool tools

The EdTech Awards – Accepting Your Entries

Program spotlights cool tools, leaders, and trendsetters in education and technology. The nomination period for the 7th annual EdTech Awards honoring cool tools, inspiring leaders, and innovative trendsetters in the education and technology, or “edtech” sector, is still open for … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | WriteReader

Here’s a cool tool scientifically designed to teach children grades K-3 to read by helping them write digital books. It motivates and strengthens early literacy skills by fostering creativity, encouraging children to become young authors. The students can create, share and publish … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Letters to the Next President 2.0

Designed to engage teenagers in the upcoming election, Letters to the Next President 2.0 (L2P 2.0) provides a platform for students to voice their opinions about issues that matter to them. Created by teachers and jointly hosted by PBS member … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Wonders 2017 from McGraw-Hill

Learning science company McGraw-Hill Education recently launched Wonders 2017, a newly redesigned and expanded suite of English Language Arts (ELA) solutions for the 2016-2017 school year. It offers the latest research-based instruction with new digital tools, as well as new programs … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | The Visual Edge

Common Core Standards pose many challenges, including quantity, rigor, and a lack of precise resources. The Visual Edge: Graphic Organizers for Standards Based Learning, Common Core 6-12 is designed based on the principle that visual learning is an effective, efficient … Continue reading

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