Category Archives: cool tools

Cool Tool | Science How

The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History set out to create a new type of science-education tool that could reach students in grades 5-12 nationwide and show them that science is exciting and relevant to our lives. The solution was … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Edmodo for Parents App

Edmodo has reinvented the way parents can be involved in their child’s education with the new Edmodo for Parents App. Historically, they provided parents with parent account access, but the app does even more to bolster teacher-parent and parent-student interaction. Built … Continue reading

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Trends | Digital Learning Report Card

Digital Learning Now, (DLN), an initiative of the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd), today released the 2014 Digital Learning Report Card. The Digital Learning Report Card measures state policies on digital learning based on their alignment to the 10 … Continue reading

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Top 10 Geography EdApps for Kids

GUEST COLUMN | by Karen L. Mahon When we’re reviewing educational apps, we find that the toughest academic subject to find high quality educational apps for is Social Studies. It seems like there must be a million drill-and-kill flag apps, but … Continue reading

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Trends | For Educators (from Apple)

An FYI that Apple has released a cool new “For Educators” page designed to be a good first place to look for apps, books, courses and collections of interest to professionals in the field of education. The education resource brings … Continue reading

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