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Site offers free digital citizenship tools

Today’s kids may be growing up in an interconnected world, but they need to be taught how to be good cyber citizens and use technology wisely. To help create an online source on digital citizenship, CarrotNewYork, Cable in the Classroom (CIC) and O’Keefe Communications teamed up to create InCtrl. The online resource is a collection of seven, free standards-based, inquiry-led, and student-centered lessons covering key digital citizenship topics. Designed to equip and empower 4th-8th grade students to be smart, safe, and effective in today’s digital world, topics include everything from privacy to cyberbullying. “InCtrl was designed to make digital citizenship teachable for...

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Resource blends science and daily life

Opening young minds to the wonders of science with a unique online resource center, Discovery Education and 3M created Science of Everyday Life, an online destination for teachers,…

New tool for Common Core resource, alignment evaluation

Common Sense Media has released Common Core Explorer, a new search tool that helps educators find the best digital-learning products that are aligned to Common Core State Standards. It's…

eBook addresses internet safety, digital citizenship

First introduced during National Internet Safety Month in June, NBCUniversal's The More You Know, in collaboration with NBC News, has launched Growing Up Online, a free, interactive eBook…

OpenEd sponsors free Common Core virtual conference

From March 26-March 28, OpenEd is offering its free Common Core Tech Conference virtually. The conference focuses on how ed-tech can help address the challenges that come with…

Access free math tests for mobile devices

Timed math tests are compatible with all devices Hooda Math has optimized its math timed tests to work on every device. The website recently released more than 50…

Join this virtual professional learning festival

New virtual conference offers professional development opportunities The American Federation of Teacher’s Share My Lesson is holding its first virtual conference. Teaching & Learning: Ideas & Innovations 2014…

Google grants an inside peek behind its logo doodles

As part of the seventh annual Doodle 4 Google competition, Discovery Education and Google are taking students from across the U.S. behind the scenes to meet the team…

New digital resource center aims to inspire student innovation

New resources from PBS keep digital learning in the spotlight all year long. The collection includes dozens of videos, lesson plans and more.…

Open content repository adds free quizzes, assessments

OpenEd has added more than 300,000 learning assessments to its catalog of 750,000 free, standard-aligned educational videos and games. The move enables teachers to search by keyword or…

Educator Resource Centers

Choosing the Right Devices for Your Schools

iPads, Chromebooks, laptops, Android devices, or Windows 8 tablets: School leaders today have a wide variety of mobile learning options to choose from. When rolling out a digital learning…

How to Make Flipped Learning Work

Flipped learning, in which students watch instructional videos for homework and use class time to apply what they’ve learned, is catching on in many schools. But there are…

Using Data to Improve Student Achievement

While schools now measure their students’ progress more frequently throughout the year, using this information to target instruction more effectively still poses a challenge. Turning data into higher…

Transforming Language Instruction

A growing number of K-12 leaders believe that exposure to world languages and culture—even at a very early age—is critical to students’ competitiveness in the 21st century. But…

Reinventing the Classroom

Technology holds great promise to transform teaching and learning: It allows for more personalized instruction, higher levels of student engagement, and instant assessment of students’ skills—giving educators real-time…