Learning to use Technology

New technology is being developed all the time.  Because of this, it is hard for some students, teachers, and parents to keep up with how it all works. Learning Google Apps G Suite Training is a “Chrome extension that offers simple and interactive training lessons to get you up and running fast with G Suite.”  …

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media is an independent organization that provides “unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives.”   Their site is completely searchable from the search bar in the upper right hand corner. As you can see in the…

Digital Vaults of the National Archive

Digital Vaults of the National Archive is an interactive tool to help students begin to explore the digital holdings of the National Archives. It seems appropriate for both Middle and High School students because it introduces research skills and primary documents. The experience begins with randomly selected artifacts.  The student also has the option of search…

Encyclopedia of Life

The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) seeks to “increase awareness and understanding of living nature through an Encyclopedia of Life that gathers, generates, and shares knowledge in an open, freely accessible and trusted digital resource.”It is supported in its mission by a number of museums including the  Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. EOL provides…