EdTech Quick Take: Seesaw vs. FreshGrade

A teacher-focused showdown between two popular digital-portfolio apps.
Portfolios and project-based learning (commonly known as PBL) are great ways for students to take ownership of their learning and share what they know with others. Whether you're looking to go all in with a completely PBL-centered classroom or even just looking to give your students a project with a more authentic means for assessment, digital portfolios are definitely the way to go. These digital-portfolio and PBL tools can help make it a cinch for students ... read more

Uncover Hidden Histories with These Four Websites

Bring to light perspectives and experiences that have been ignored or overlooked, and help students make personal, relevant connections to history.
The rise of digital media is significantly changing how we teach and learn about history. Take a look at Twitter during an international crisis, and you'll see we now have instant access to a diversity ... read more
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Join XQ: Super School Project and Rethink Education

Meet the challenge of preparing our students for the future by dreaming, designing, and creating the next American high school
When I reflect on my classroom experiences with students, the most impactful moments of learning were when students were engaged in discussions and activities that were relevant to them. We used their ... read more
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4 Coding Tools Girls Will Love

Apps and websites designed to spark interest in coding.
From Facebook, Twitter, and Google to computer science programs at universities and colleges, women make up a shockingly small percentage of coders and tech professionals. The impact of this cannot be ... read more
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4 Tips for Student-Created Digital Books

Find inspiration and suggested tools for making ebooks with your students.
Just like reading an interactive ebook is more engaging than reading a print textbook, creating a digital book is a lot more fun than writing a typical report or essay. But more important than making learning ... read more
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