Applying and using technology effectively as a research, organization, and evaluation tool; using digital technologies and social networks to access, manage, create, and evaluate information successfully.
For the first time in its 174-year history, the Smithsonian Institution has released more than 2.8 million high-resolution two- and three-dimensional images from across its collections onto an open-access online platform for visitors to peruse and download free of charge.
The Making for Good Challenge builds on a Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education program—Innovation Generation—igniting, engaging, and empowering students in grades 9–12 to become makers, using no-cost dynamic digital resources.
SafetyCulture, the world’s leading platform for workplace safety, is making its premium technology available to schools nationwide, free of charge. Through its Safely Back-to-Learning initiative, SafetyCulture is providing schools with easy-to-use digital checklists and technology, enabling schools to implement consistent and easily verifiable safety protocols based on CDC or state and local guidelines. Administrators, teachers, and students will be able to view their school’s, real-time data dashboard that shows the status of conditions and cleaning activities based on the checks completed. Checklists and protocols can quickly be adapted to reflect the conditions and characteristics of each school. Take advantage of this free technology, today by signing up here.
Misinformation runs rampant online. How can educators help students navigate this treacherous terrain? The Stanford History Education Group’s Civic Online Reasoning (COR) curriculumfeatures 67 freelessons and assessments that teach students the methods fact-checkers use to sort fact from fiction by evaluating the trustworthiness of online sources.
With all of the changes happening to the way students learn, now is an important time for educators to consider how they’re fostering creativity. Check out the infographic below on creativity from Canva.