Tag Archives: literacy

Cool Tool | Square Panda

This phonics playset for the iPad combines early reading skills and multisensory play to truly unlock learning. The playset includes 45 smart letter toys that interact with learning games—Android coming soon! Square Panda is unique because it is the only comprehensive … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Capti Voice

Here is a platform for universal access to content and assessment. Capti enables students to add any textual content to their playlists from a variety of sources, read/listen to that content anywhere with the best text-to-speech voices, seamlessly transitioning between their … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Big Word Club

You’ve heard of the Digital Divide, well, here’s a very different chasm in education: the Word Gap. What’s this? “A gap in vocabulary between rich and poor,” says Shane DeRolf, founder and CEO of Big Word Club. Research has documented that students from lower … Continue reading

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Targeting Instruction for Success

Using adaptive technology to increase science comprehension. GUEST COLUMN | by Harriet Isecke Reading comprehension in the U.S. is one of the greatest crises facing our nation today. The problem is only exacerbated when it comes to reading nonfiction text, … Continue reading

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Re-Engaged with Core Knowledge

The education division president of the venerable publisher outlines a path forward. GUEST COLUMN | by Greg Worrell The beginning of a new school year is a time to start fresh – for teachers, students and families to reboot and dive … Continue reading

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