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Common Core-ify Student Assessments

Speed of Creativity blogger Dr. Wesley Fryer encourages teachers to give students differentiated, 21st-century options for demonstrating mastery and understanding of the curriculum.

These methods can include images, audio and video, as opposed to the typical text-only type of assessment. To that end, Fryer provides a helpful list of resources and Web...

Site Review: Easel.ly

Here's a straightforward tool that students and teachers can use to create great-looking infographics.

iPad App Review: Words Magic Sight Words

This easy, free app for young children will get them on the road to learning to read.

Eliminate Paper in the Classroom?

Ready to go paperless? Sony's Digital Paper offers a new way to read, annotate and share documents electronically.

iPad App: The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Friends

The world of legendary artist Eric Carle comes to life in this 3D pop-up app for preschoolers.

Thinking About Using Minecraft in Your Classroom?

The popular role-playing and construction game inspires creativity, problem-solving and collaboration.

Site Review: Comic Creator

Although it offers limited options, this site provides an engaging way for students to tell a story.

iPad App Review: PaperDesk

This helps educators and students take more organized notes.