Category Archives: language


 by Tess Butler-Ulrich (writing & research) and Bradley Nicholas (research) BrainPOP is a free multimodal learning platform developed with the aim of making typically complex educational concepts understandable and engaging for students. Available as both an app and browser-based site, BrainPOP … Continue reading

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Google Tour Creator

by Jennifer Robb  Although it may have once seemed too good to be true, virtual reality (VR) has exploded in recent years, becoming a common fixture in entertainment, industry, and education. VR systems from Oculus, HTC, Sony, and more can often … Continue reading

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by Laura Dobos Having the ability to speak in more than one language has rapidly become a skill that is very appealing to many employers and in many disciplines. In education, having the ability to speak and teach French almost … Continue reading

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by Lauren Fridman Storybird has created a new way for students to tell their own stories. With an extensive collection of artwork to choose from, students can be inspired to write in ways that they may not have on paper. Students can … Continue reading

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Word Swag

by Laura Morrison We love Word Swag — the cool typography-generating app that combines words and images to eloquently (and creatively!) communicate a message. This tools is particularly great to use in the English Language Arts classroom as a warm-up … Continue reading

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