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Good Ideas for Using Augmented Reality in Elementary School Math and Reading

This week I am giving some guest bloggers the opportunity to share their ideas and experiences. This is a post from Heidi Samuelson. 

By Request - 5 Sites and Apps to Help Students Develop Reading Comprehension Skills

Last week through the Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page I received a request for suggestions on apps and sites that can be used to assist students in developing their reading comprehension skills. Here's a short list of some of the free reading comprehension skills development apps and sites that I've reviewed over the last year.

Free App of the Week: Textropolis

This week, I want to share with you one of my favorite apps, Textropolis. This game has gotten me addicted and I spend a lot of my down time between meetings and when I’m waiting in line busy on this app! Essentially, students are presented with 30 different cities, one by one. For each city, students attempt … Continue reading »

MasteryConnect Releases a New Science Standards App and Resource Pins

MasteryConnect, a popular Common Core standards assessment tracking service, recently released a couple of helpful new tools.

Duolingo: Incredible, Free Language Education!

For the past few months it has been my personal mission to begin learning Spanish. As a Texan and an educator, it has never been more crucial for me to be able to communicate with the large Hispanic population in my city and in my classrooms! To accomplish this goal, I have been using Duolingo, … Continue reading »

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