Digital Promise, the congressionally authorized nonprofit charged with “accelerating innovation in education to improve opportunities to learn,” has developed a tool to help educators and edtech developers sort through relevant research on the best educational technology tools to advance goals around student learning.
The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access created the Smithsonian Learning Lab to inspire the discovery and creative use of its rich digital materials—more than a million images, recordings, and texts.
Destination Imagination (DI) aims to inspire and equip students to become the next generation of innovators and leaders. In 2016–2017, DI will offer seven standards-based Challenges: The Technical Challenge prompts students to complete tasks by using engineering, research, strategic planning, and related skills.
The Global Oneness Project offers freemulticultural stories and accompanying lesson plans for high school classrooms. From a Yup’ik man in Alaska teaching his grandson to fish, to Mongolian nomads struggling to preserve their way of life, these valuable stories situate day-to-day events within a larger, historical context.