Category Archives: cool tools

Cool Tool | sofatutor

Students truly thrive when they’re in charge of shaping their academic futures and developing their full potential – or so believe the makers of sofatutor, a platform empowering K-12 students by providing them with tools to take control of their … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | CSI Private Eye from CSI Literacy

Here’s an unforgettable, interactive digital literacy experience for grade 3–5 students. Cases are accessed through a cloud-based portal and can be completed on any internet-capable device. Each case takes 45–60 minutes, and includes a range of questions, writing exercises, and activities. … Continue reading

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Making Life Easier

A son takes a cue from his teacher father and helps classrooms in real ways. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Australian educator Paul Symons founded LocknCharge in 1999 when he noticed a need for securing laptops and devices in his … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Gooru

This is a non-profit organization building technology to help every student navigate learning. Recently, Gooru partnered with Promethean to make more than 1.5 million free educational resources available for teachers through ClassFlow, a free lesson delivery software for interactive panel displays. … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Desmos 

Aiming to help every student love math, Desmos’ free tools allow students to easily connect, visualize, and grasp concepts more easily. Demos’ digital calculators can be used during math lessons and include basic, scientific, and graphing calculators. Recently, Desmos partnered with Promethean to … Continue reading

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