Padlet (https://graniteschools.padlet.org/) is a tool that allows teachers to make collaborative pages where students can respond, collaborate, and communicate with each other. We’re excited to announce that all Granite teachers now have access to a paid district Padlet Backpack account![Read more…] about Featured Resource: Padlet
eMedia, a digital content service provided by the Utah Education Network, is filled with video and other educational media free for Utah’s educators, students, and citizen learners. eMedia allows users to search for content, preview it, and then download the media for on demand use in the classroom. This digital repository includes videos licensed by the Utah Instructional Media Consortium, local programs from KUED-7, National PBS programs, as well as media from other trusted education partners.
UEN eMedia was recently refreshed with new features that allow educators to collaborate, curate, rate, and review content, as well as upload and share their own educational content through the platform.
Elementary students using Chromebooks in Granite School District now have easy access to many excellent web sites and digital tools curated on the GSD Ed Tech K-2 Links and GSD Ed Tech 3-6 Links web sites. [Read more…] about Featured Resources: Easy Links for Elementary Students
The Smithsonian Learning Lab (https://learninglab.si.edu/) is a new visual search and curation tool that makes it simple for students and teachers to explore the vast digital collections and resources of the museums and research centers of the Smithsonian Institute. [Read more…] about Featured Resource: Smithsonian Learning Lab
Participate Learning is an educational resource discovery and curation tool for teachers. Users can search through thousands of expert-vetted educational apps, web sites, and videos by subject area, grade, category, keyword, or Common Core State Standard. Many of the resources and apps include expert reviews, which the site states are written by “professional educators, actively working in the field.” Users can also add their own reviews for any app or resource.