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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...

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.

Children Need People, Not Tech, Says This School

Computers and Web use encourage superficial consumption of information and an instant-gratification culture, argues an independent school.

iPad App Review: Endless Alphabet

This preschool app is very simple, but engaging enough that young kids may not even realize they're learning.

The Future of MOOCs and eLearning

A major eLearning provider points out that higher-level thinking and true interaction are absent from many current MOOC offerings.