Spiraled Technology Skills Curriculum from Sunburst Digital: Teach Coding, Programming and More!

There are so many fantastic apps and websites that help students explore computer science skills.  Sunburst Digital has chosen three favorite applications to create a specialized curriculum for K-12 students.  They have designed a curriculum that helps children in elementary, middle and high school develop 21st century digital skills.  As more and more schools and…

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ActivityCircle: Engaging K-12 Learning Platform

This past year I shared Frolyc, a fantastic learning activity creation and collaboration platform.  Frolyc has recently changed their name to ActivityCircle – a great description for a platform that has always focused on learning activities.  It facilitates collaboration amongst teachers, amongst students, and between teachers and students. With ActivityCircle, users can design learning activities, assign these creations to students, and…

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Plum’s Creaturizer from PBS for Elementary Story Prompts

Helping students find inspiration is an important role of teachers in elementary English Language Arts classrooms.  Students might explore books that they love or bring in photographs from home as they search for story ideas.  Another way for students to find inspiration for their writing or storytelling is to use pictures and prompts. Plum’s Creaturizer from…

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iPads in Space! Stephen Hawking’s Snapshots of the Universe

Stephen Hawking’s Snapshots of the Universe is a terrific iPad app for students.  This app includes ten experiments for students to work through.  Students will learn about planets and gravity while creating their own solar system and piloting a ship to Mars.  Beautifully designing and visually pleasing, Stephen Hawking’s Snapshots of the Universe will grab…

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Personalized K-8 Curriculum from MobyMax

Finding materials that are just right for every student is a daily challenge for teachers. MobyMax offers a integrated curriculum covering reading, writing, vocabulary, language, math, fact fluency, number sense, science and early reading. The program identifies student skill gaps with find-and-fix technology that targets instruction and increases one full grade level in 40 hours. Teachers…

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