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.
Students can create impressive video slideshows using research resources built right into the Shadow Puppet Edu iPad/iPhone app designed by Seesaw Learning. They can capture screengrabs from an interactive map, safely search for images from the web, and access image archives from trusted sources, such as the Library of Congress, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and NASA.
Usable Knowledge, an online resource from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, aims to make educational research and best practices accessible to educators, policymakers, members of the media, nonprofit leaders, entrepreneurs, and parents.
The Right Question Institute has worked with and learned from educators to develop a teaching strategy that provides a simple, yet powerful way to get students asking their own questions and building off their peers’ questions.