App of the Week: A global project platform

Sleek project-based learning platform encourages global connections.

Ed. note: App of the Week picks are now being curated by the editors of Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. Click here to read the full app review.

What’s It Like? 

Dreamdo is a project-based learning (PBL) platform that’s available on the web as well as iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. It’s designed to allow teachers and students to create and contribute to projects, sharing learning and experiences with their classmates, and, potentially, the world. It’s free and easy to use, and teachers can get started by completing a quick registration process. Once an account is set up, teachers can review the project gallery, create their own projects, and invite students to join using an automatically generated code.

Price: Free

Grades: K-12

Rating: 4/5

Pros: Easy to use with extensive support materials and access to global education network.

Cons: Quality of projects is uneven; teachers need to be mindful of sharing pictures of students.

Bottom line: An excellent tool for project-based learning; plan, create, and share learning around the world.

Meris Stansbury

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