The most popular eSchool News stories of 2013

Reread the five most popular articles from eSchool News in 2013. Did your favorite stories make the list?

eschool-news-k122013 has been a great year for eSchool News. Our editorial team and guest contributors have produced the very best coverage in technology innovation in education.

While covering hot topics such as best practices in schools, digital learning, and curriculum and assessments, we strive to provide the most relevant and useful information to help educators improve learning, deliver instruction more effectively, enhance the student experience, and reduce costs for administrations.

Below are the 5 most-read stories of 2013. Did your favorite eSchool News article make the list? Leave your comments below.

1. New: 10 of the best Apple and Android apps for education in 2013 

This year’s list includes some of the most highly rated apps, both by educators and by parents, and features a range that spans from interactive iBooks to current images of the universe, and from free video software to award-winning STEM curricula.

2. Seven new iPad apps to know about

eSchool News staff compiled seven iPad apps we’ve featured. All of these apps are for Apple’s iPad, but in the future we’ll mix in coverage of Android apps as well.

3. Ten of the best virtual field trips

To help educators save time, we’ve chosen these 10 virtual field trips based on their relevancy, depth and quality of resources, and potential for student excitement.

4. Ten ed-tech tools of the 70s, 80s, and 90s

To celebrate technologies of the past, the editors of eSchool News have compiled a list of the education technologies we and our teachers used back in the day–you know, before the internet even existed.

5. Ten skills every student should learn

Based on the number and quality of responses we received for each suggested skill, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 skills our readers believe every student needs. What do you think of these responses? What skills would you add to this list?

We’d love to hear your feedback. Reply in the comment section below and tweet us at @eschoolnews.

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