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Integrate Arts in the Classroom with These 4 Free Tools

The ed tech experts at Common Sense Graphite profile four resources designed to help teachers bring the arts and literature to a wide range of disciplines, from geography and history to science and math, including resources for ELL and special needs students.

Rethink How You Teach Romeo and Juliet with These 4 Apps

A look at three apps and an iBook that aim to take the stress out of The Bard's iambs and bring a measure of accessibility to his meter.

Best Apps, Games and Sites of the Last Year

Graphite reveals the top mobile learning apps and resources of 2015, reviewed by educators.

4 Thought-Provoking Tools for Persuasive and Argumentative Writing

We found four tools that are designed to help kids make up their own minds about pressing topics and learn how to express opinions in writing.

4 Fantastic and Free Professional Learning Networks for Teachers

Across the world, educators are turning to personal learning networks to get inspiration and trade best practices. Here are four that offer great resources for teachers at no cost.

7 Apps for Building Global Awareness in the Classroom

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite has compiled this list of apps designed to help students learn geography, world languages and cultural understanding.

8 Absorbing Apps and Websites for Informal Learning

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of apps and websites that help students learn informally over the summer.

5 Making/DIY Apps and Websites

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite has compiled this list of the best apps to inspire and help students complete maker and DIY projects.

4 Super Sustainability Apps for Students

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of the best apps to teach students about sustainability, biodiversity and ecosystems.

7 Best Test-Prep Apps for Students

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of the best apps to help students prepare for standardized tests.

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