NPR has published a comic geared to children about the newly discovered coronavirus. The comic has also been published in Chinese and translated into other languages—and it is finding an audience in schools and libraries as well as in homes.
On Constitution Day (September 18 in schools), students can experience the history of how the US Constitution was developed. Constitutional …
ImmerseMe offers solo language practice in virtual reality. In each lesson, students will find themselves in a 360-degree photographic image filmed on location in a place where their language of choice is spoken.
Noun Town is a new app on the VR language-learning scene. The app, which was launched in December 2022, offers gamified learning, setting users on a grayscale island that gradually becomes colorized as they complete tasks.
To support math and STEM understanding, a variety books can help teachers at preK–grade 4 provide meaningful conversations with their students by integrating mathematical understandings through children’s literature. These books are among teachers’ favorites.
Hoping to ignite the flame that inspires young readers to make a difference, the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader have released the slogan for this year’s Children’s Book Week, “Read Books. Spark Change.” The 2023 event will be held May 1–7 and November 6–12.
ReadSpeaker, a digital voice and text-to-speech provider for educational institutions, now offers 245 voices in 68 languages to help students engage more deeply with learning content.
World Savvy works with educators to make classrooms more inclusive, relevant, and engaging. The organization’s standards-aligned educational resources, curriculum, and teaching tools support the integration of global competence into teaching and learning.
The Reach Every Reader initiative—a collaboration among Harvard Graduate School of Education, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Integrated Learning Initiative, and Florida State University—is expanding access to its pioneering Small Wonders app as part of its work to provide comprehensive early literacy solutions through research in education, developmental psychology, and technology.