Tween Tribune is a free news site
created by and for tweens. The site
includes stories selected by tweens
working closely with professional journalists, links, tween-produced stories and photos, and commentary on the
stories that contributors read. The Tween Tribune is updated
daily and aims to encourage tweens to seek out news on a
daily basis. It fosters a daily news reading habit by enticing
tweens with offbeat stories of interest to this age group.
MORE INFO: www.Tween Tribune.com
Learn Share Act is a free social network created to connect people who share a passion for a cleaner, sustainable,
peaceful, and brighter future. The site contains a wide range
of environmental information on topics such as climate
change, organic gardening, tips for living green, and green
business ideas. This website allows members to share their
ideas for responsible living, network with those who have
similar interests, and learn about the newest ways to improve the environment.
MORE INFO: www.learnshareact.com
Canvastic is offering a
free online version of
its educational software.
is a graphics and text
publishing tool for K– 8
students. It provides
students and faculty
with easy-to-use, custo mizable features that will allow them
to create graphic, text, and presentation documents.
MORE INFO: http://canvastic.net/net.html
ISTE has released three new titles, The Best of Learning
& Leading with Technology: Selections from Volumes
1–to– 1 Learning: Laptop Programs that Work,
Second Edition; and National Educational Technology
Standards for Administrators. The Best of Learning &
Leading with Technology includes articles, commentary, and
short essays from the original authors. It costs $24.45 for
members and $34.95 for nonmembers.
1–to– 1 Learning
by Pamela Livingston is a guide to developing a one-to-one
laptop program, from planning to implementation. It costs
$26.55 for members and $37.95 for nonmembers. The
National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators booklet is a look at what best indicates accomplished
school leadership for comprehensive and effective use of
information and communication technologies in schools. The
booklet completes the set of refreshed NETS. It costs $9.05
for members and $12.95 for nonmembers.
MORE INFO: www.iste.org/bookstore
by Hotmath is
a cycle of quizzes , reviews, and practice questions geared
to increase pre-algebra, Algebra 1 and 2, and geometry
scores. Catchup Math includes quizzes, videos, activities,
and games to help students with their state exit exams. The
math problems can be written on an online whiteboard, allowing teachers to review their students’ work.
MORE INFO: www.catchupmath.com
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