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Mobile Learning

Education, learning, and instruction conducted by means of portable computer devices such as smartphones or tablet computers; includes apps and tablet programs.

Poetry Mobile App

Mar 01, 2016

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Shake a Poem on Your Phone

With the Poetry Foundation’s free POETRY mobile app for iOS and Android devices, users can take hundreds of poems by classic and contemporary poets with them wherever they go.

Newsreels and Documentaries

Mar 01, 2016

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Explore Good and Bad Times in History

British Pathé was one of the leading producers of newsreels and documentaries during the 20th century. The company, now an archive, is turning over its entire collection—more than 85,000 historical films—to YouTube.

Reading Diversity

Mar 01, 2016

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Enhance Reading Diversity in the Classroom

Traditionally tools that aid text selection have focused on quantitative and qualitative measures, such as complexity, word and sentence length, cohesion, language features, and knowledge demands. However, these tools do not include diversity and representation, critical literacy, or reader and task as part of the selection criteria. Teaching Tolerance has developed Reading Diversity, a unique model to make it easier for teachers to include diverse voices in K–12 classrooms. This model promotes a multidimensional approach to text selection that prioritizes critical literacy, cultural responsiveness, and complexity.

Feb 15, 2016

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Excavate Ancient Artifacts

The Museum of London has joined forces with TV channel HISTORY to develop Streetmuseum: Londinium, a free iOS app that directs students to locations from Roman London where they can “excavate” finds, using their fingers to dig and gradually reveal ancient artifacts where they were originally found.

Physics Engineering Game

Feb 15, 2016

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Create an Invention to Solve a Challenge

Inventioneers is a physics engineering game from Filimundus AB for iPad, iPhone, and Android devices.

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