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Apr 16, 2018


Images and Stories of American Indians

A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian, titled simply Americans, shows how all aspects of contemporary American life have been touched by the history and symbols of native culture. American Indian images, names, and stories infuse American history and contemporary life.

Apr 16, 2018


Guide to Help Investigate Misleading Information

A Field Guide to “Fake News” and Other Information Disorders helps users investigate misleading and viral content, memes, and trolling practices online.

Apr 16, 2018


Experimental Extensions to Scratch

The Scratch team in the MIT Media Lab is gearing up to release a new version of Scratch designed to work on mobile devices. The team is also working on a way to integrate the physical world with Scratch using what they’re currently calling a “Scratch Pad.”

Writing IEPs Special Education

Apr 06, 2018


How I Destroyed the Rainforest

I am a special education teacher who is constantly looking for ways to improve my craft both in the classroom with students and at my desk with the daunting myriad of forms. There is no doubt that educators everywhere are overwhelmed with the ever growing need to manage and evaluate data. 

Digital Portfolio Creator

Apr 02, 2018


Tool for Organizing Digital Content

Wakelet lets students save and organize online content in any way they want. They can easily embed articles, videos, Tweets, podcasts, images, and anything with a URL into a Wakelet collection.

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