Game-Based Digital Literacy with Digital Compass – From Jennifer Carey


Common Sense Media has released Digital Compass , a new tool to teach students about navigating the digital world. The game is currently available online with iOS, Android, and edmodo apps coming soon. Learn more with us this summer! Digital Portfolios.

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking


You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

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Math Webtools to Support Any Curriculum

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That changed somewhat when online worksheets allowed students to practice until they got it but it didn’t make it any more fun. Here are five online math resources that will turn boring math into a favorite subject: Mathletics. More online math practice.

The Case for Positive Reinforcement in Classrooms

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PBIS strategies are critical to providing all young people with the best learning environment. Here are four online options that support the goal of recognizing students in a positive way: Class Dojo. The app works on iOS, Android, desktops, and Kindle Fire and is easy to set up.