Elements 4D by DAQRI is a fantastic app for students exploring the Periodic Table of Elements. Using augmented reality technology, users can scan a trigger and see one of 36 elements come to life on their screen.
Each new Essay Rock Star short course by Fortuigence trains middle and high school students in a different essay form -- a personal statement, a persuasive essay, an expository essay, and a textual analysis essay. This is done via a five step writing process that breaks down essay composition into smaller manageable pieces.
Studying people who live or climb that high offers insights into how the body works – and how it doesn’t in cases of illnesses that deprive the body of oxygen, including congestive heart failure and sleep apnea.
Help Teaching now offers Test Room, an online assessment platform designed for teachers, parents, tutors, and trainers. Test Room gives educators the power to administer assessments online. It also provides statistical data to help educators quickly monitor and assess student and class performance.
Khan Academy has created resources to help students and parents navigate the college admissions process. These resources include video interviews and conversations with successful students from all walks of life and admissions officers and counselors at some of the nation's top schools.
The National Repository of Online Courses (NROC) recently launched a site, called EdReady.org, designed to help students measure college math readiness and prepare for placement exams, such as COMPASS, or the ACT and SAT, using NROC’s vast library of free, online video and interactive lessons.
"When I was in high school, I had no idea what jobs were even out there, apart from the basic list of doctor, lawyer, teacher, police officer, etc. How can I help my students explore their options more thoroughly than I did? Do you know of any good career resources I can point them to?" [...]