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Free Online PBS Resources Teach Students about Elections

A free website that provides K-12 resources for students to learn about the political process has just added new tools designed to help them explore the role of the Electoral College and other aspects of this year's presidential election.

Discovery Education Hosts 3 Free Virtual Field Trips

Discovery Education is offering three new virtual field trips to educators around the world, at no cost.

U.S. Census Bureau Releases Statistics Resources

The U.S. Census Bureau unveiled yesterday an updated program that provides free online activities, games and other resources to help students understand statistical concepts and improve their data analysis skills.

REcharge Labs Giving Away Windmill, Solar Kits

Between Sept. 15–30, teachers can enter a giveaway contest from REcharge Labs to win free STEM kits.

Open STEM Platform Expands Curriculum, Technology and Professional Development Content

Ardusat launched a new platform, the Experiment Hub, that provides tools to help teachers guide their students through hands-on experiments.

Digital Literacy Platform to Add 850 Digital Books

LightSail Education partnered with Antares Reading to add more than 850 original digital books, available in English and Spanish.

Project Catalogs, Creates Apps for Special Education

Special education educators now have access to a math-learning app, as part of an online catalog of apps for students in special education.

Teachers All Across America 'Reinventing the Wheel, Nightly'

Educational technologists: listen to the teachers; they are asking you to help them to be more effective in creating and using digital curricula. In this blog post, then, we define the five functions that a blended learning platform must support — and challenge the ed tech community to build such a platform!

Teachers Increasingly Rely on Crowdfunding for Classroom Resources

New data reveals that teachers are turning to crowdfunding websites, such as GoFundMe and DonorsChoose, to fill the funding gap and obtain classroom supplies.

Shmoop Expands ACT Prep Resources

Shmoop has beefed up its test preparation resources for the ACT exam in response to increased use of the test for college entrance and even high school graduation requirements.

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