Increasingly teachers, educational therapists, and parents who work with special needs students are finding MakeBeliefsComix a useful resource in helping youngsters express themselves and communicate. Users can create comics in different languages, including Spanish.
Author Ryan North has taken Shakespeare’s Hamlet and created a choose-your-own adventure app and book titled To Be or Not To Be. Students can play as Hamlet and revenge the death of Hamlet’s father. They can play as Ophelia and make scientific discoveries.
School Psyched Podcast is hosted by three school psychologists who invite experts to share their insights on a range of topics, including evidence-based social and emotional learning, gifted students, legal considerations, and more-controversial issues, such as racial representation in special education.
On August 21, citizen scientists will have an opportunity to make scientifically valuable observations of many aspects of animal behavior as the solar eclipse is in progress. They can join the California Academy of Sciences in conducting research into behavioral changes in plants and animals during a total solar eclipse.