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Best Digital Tools for Teachers

If you’re new to teaching or looking to learn more about digital tools for teachers such as Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, or Flipgrid–and all the related apps and resources–here’s where to get started. Tech & Learning list the basics for each one, including how to get started, plus tips and advice to get the most out of your experience. Read more ›

How to Use TikTok to Engage Students in Learning

TikTok in the classroom need not be a distraction that is banned but, rather, it can be a useful tool in helping teachers reach and engage with students on a deeper and more meaningful level. Read more ›

These Mental Health Apps Are Geared Toward People Of Color

The Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) community has long dealt with systemic issues and stigmas that make accessing mental health resources difficult. In a current climate rife with increased racial trauma, creators of digital apps that support the emotional well-being of people of color are stepping up. Read more ›

Kidappolis School Edition Available Free Through September 2020 [web resource]

Are you looking for ways to keep your children engaged in learning when they aren’t in school? Kidappolis enables parents to use screen time as deep learning time, through interactive, caregiver-led early learning opportunities. Read more ›

KnowBullying [web resource]

Research shows that parents and caregivers who spend at least 15 minutes a day talking with their children or teens help build strong relationships, and prevent bullying. SAMHSA’s free KnowBullying app will help you boost your children’s confidence, resilience, and build effective strategies for facing bullying. Read more ›

Free Mobile Apps from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration [web resource]

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration‘s (SAMHSA) free mobile apps offer easy access to treatment and prevention tools for opioid use disorder, suicide, bullying, disaster response, and underage drinking. Read more ›

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Vroom: Brain-Building Activities [web resource]

vroom 598Simple interactions between you and your children help build children’s brains foundation for all future learning. Vroom is a set of tools and resources designed to inspire families to turn everyday moments into “brain building moments” by layering activities that are essential to healthy brain development onto existing routines. Read more ›

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EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Improving Reading and Writing with Free Microsoft Learning Tools [presentation]

Did you know Microsoft has created free, accessible AT to support students who struggle with reading and writing?  Presenter Keri Chismar showcases how these learning tools can be used to support classroom engagement of reading and writing for users with learning differences such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADHD, emerging readers, or a combination of any of the broad range of unique student abilities. Read more ›

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Stanford Researchers Develop a Smartphone App to Simultaneously Treat and Track Autism

GuessWhat 448Diagnosing autism can take half a day or more of clinical observation, and that’s the quick part – often, families wait years just to get to that point. Now, in hopes of speeding things up, Stanford researchers are developing a smartphone app that could drastically reduce the time it takes to get a diagnosis. Read more ›

Technology to Support Executive Functioning [downloadable]

app272Executive functioning skills, which involve working memory, flexible thinking and self-monitoring, are key to learning. A child with executive functioning issues may have difficulty with prioritization, planning, and time management, understanding and following directions, or staying focused on tasks through completion.

There are strategies and supports that can help children and young adults with executive functioning challenges, including technology. Read more ›

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