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Books with Black Protaganists

Mar 01, 2018

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Campaign Inspiring Inclusion of Black Girls in Books

At 10 years old, Marley Dias loved to read but hardly ever came across protagonists who looked like her, so she decided to do something about it. In November 2015, Dias launched the #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign to raise awareness about the lack of black girl characters and inspire young people to take action.

Language App

Feb 15, 2018

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Global Community of Language Learners

From Wordoor Technology comes Pop On, a free app for iOS and Android that allows students to learn a language by connecting directly with native speakers from more than 100 different countries and regions.

3D Augmented Reality

Feb 15, 2018

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Tool for Designing 3D Worlds

Orb, a new ARKit app for iOS by Pantheon, uses augmented reality to develop maker skills. Students young and old can design and build entire worlds in a matter of minutes by transforming simple shapes into 3D objects.

Tips for Parents of Preschoolers

Feb 15, 2018

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Text-Messaging Program for Parents of PreK Children

TIPSbyTEXT is a free text-messaging program for parents of preschoolers designed to help them prepare their children for kindergarten. Each week during the school year, parents receive three texts about important kindergarten readiness skills.

Feb 15, 2018

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Sprint Works for Mobile Phone Safety

The Sprint 4NetSafety Resource Center is full of helpful tools specifically tailored for use in the classroom or at home. The resources address a variety of online safety topics, including cyberbullying, mobile device safety, online privacy, and personal data sharing. In addition, the Resource Center provides applications and tools that help to protect families’ wireless devices.

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