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 LitCharts service provides guides and summaries of more than 300 titles of classic and popular literature. Students can view the LitCharts guides online or download them as PDFs. The online version of the guides features background information on a book’s author, a color-coded list of themes in the book, a plot summary, and a character list and summary.
TeachWithMovies (TWM) is a collection of lesson plans and curriculum materials (English, social studies, science, health, mathematics, the arts, and more) in which movies are employed to inspire, inform, and motivate students.