Category Archives: cool tools

Cool Tool | OpenStax

Created to provide an alternative to traditional textbooks whose prices are rising farther and farther beyond what many students can afford to pay, OpenStax is a nonprofit organization committed to improving student access to quality learning materials. Their free textbooks are … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | buncee

Here’s a web-based content creation tool. The possibilities with buncee are really pretty endless, and up to you. Create engaging multimedia lessons, digital stories, travel scrapbooks, research projects, or whatever else you might want. Buncee enables students of all ages (really! … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Highlight from Education Elements

In today’s best blended classrooms, students and teachers use a variety of digital content and tools to improve student outcomes. This presents new challenges to schools: simplifying access for students; making it possible for teachers to review and act on … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | TigTag from Carolina Science Online

Tigtag is an online science teaching resource for grades K-5. Hundreds of short (3 minute), engaging, real-world science videos introduce basic science concepts and captivate young minds—teachers included. Background and preparation materials are provided for teachers, along with ready-made lesson plans and … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | ChatterHigh

High school seniors believe the most influential resource for researching colleges is the actual college website (80 percent). High school juniors seldom ask school counselors when they have questions while researching college (4 percent), but instead turn to college websites … Continue reading

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