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28 Free and Cheap Resources to Help You Teach Common Core

If you’re looking to invigorate your classroom with games, video, personalization and other student favorites, this list is a great place to start. And best of all, most of the tools below won’t cost you or your school a dime.

5 Lessons Newmark School Can Teach Us about Outfitting the Classroom

Although this K-12 school is intended for children with special needs, its recent redesign has something to teach every school about learning in the 21st century.

Teaching the Brain to Learn

Here’s how educators can use the latest neurological research to help improve math and science instruction.

Helping STEM Take Root

Private and public sector groups are joining the effort to steer students toward tech education and careers.

How Mobile Devices Are Saving IWBs

Three schools tell how they're combining tablets and clickers with interactive whiteboards to engage students on multiple levels.

Leadership for the Mobile Classroom

JD Ferries-Rowe is the Chief Information Officer and debate coach at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis. Here, he recounts how embracing BYOT has changed everything from how the school approaches PD to what classrooms look like.

Cheap and Free 2D and 3D Fabrication Tools

3D fabricators are an exciting new technology, but students can also get the experience of creating three-dimensional objects using two-dimensional cutters.

Tech Tools That Inspire PBL in High School

Whether you call it project- or problem-based learning, these technologies will help your students get authentic experience in a blended environment — and help your teachers to track their progress.

7 Fantastic Apps for Making Media

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of its top apps that help students create digital media.

Adaptive Learning: Are We There Yet?

Partnerships between tech companies and publishers are turning an ed tech buzzword into a reality, but, as one expert says, "It's going to take some time to get it right."

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