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Common Core

The Common Core Standards Initiative is a set of shared goals and expectations of skills and knowledge students need to have at the end of each grade level in English language arts and mathematics.

Best of 2018

Dec 28, 2018

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Top 18 in 2018

Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in 2018.

Kahn Academy Young Children

Aug 15, 2018

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Program Inspiring Learning and Discovery for Young Children

The nonprofit Khan Academy has launched Khan Academy Kids for early learners (aged 2–5). The education app includes thousands of original activities, books, videos, and lessons, and combines subjects such as math and reading with creative activities.

Critical Thinking Collaboration

Aug 15, 2018

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Program Encouraging Respectful Discourse

AllSides for Schools, a multifunctional program of the Mediators Foundation in partnership with AllSides and Living Room Conversations, helps educators teach essential skills in critical thinking, collaboration, listening and respectful discourse, media literacy, and social–emotional learning.

Digital Story Telling and Ed

Apr 13, 2018

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Digital Storytelling as an Educational Tool

In this installment of our Digital Storytelling Series, Jason Ohler provides a framework for using digital storytelling (DST) to enhance educational standards. He also suggests ways to incorporate new media development into future versions of those standards.

Citizen Science Projects

Mar 15, 2018

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Database of Citizen-Science Projects

SciStarter is a searchable database of more than 1,600 vetted citizen-science projects that teachers can use in the classroom to engage students in authentic learning experiences.

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