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Oct 15, 2018

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Virtual Classroom to Develop News Literacy Skills

Checkology virtual classroom, created in a partnership between the News Literacy Project and the Facebook Journalism Project, is an immersive online learning hub where students in grades 6–12 can hone their critical thinking skills to become and stay informed.

Oct 15, 2018

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Mobile Video Synchronization and Collaboration Platform

CrowdFlik is a free location-based video share app that allows a group of users observing the same event from multiple perspectives to combine all their photos or video footage.

Sep 17, 2018

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App Modeling Science Inquiry Skills

Photo Stuff with Ruff gets children exploring their surroundings, finding out what the objects in their world are made of, and learning STEAM skills, such as those related to materials science. The app is based on The Ruff Ruffman Show from PBS KIDS, which models science inquiry skills.

iOS app creator

Sep 17, 2018

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Tool for Creating, Testing, and Sharing iOS Apps

Using a visual interface rather than a programming language, Lightwell lets students create real iOS apps that they can share with nearby devices or submit to the Apple App Store. Although Lightwell is a professional tool, students can use the software to create simple apps as they learn the programming language.

Flipgrid Social Emotional Learning Video Platform

Aug 23, 2018

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Platform That Gives Special Needs Students a Voice

Social learning can happen throughout the day with Flipgrid, the free video discussion platform for education designed to support social–emotional learning.

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