Gimkit

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Content creation tool, Interactive lessons, Learning games

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Gimkit
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Elementary, High school, Middle school

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Health, Humanities, Languages, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Technology

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Gimkit is a game-based program that teachers can use as a fun way to engage with students and mix the way they review content. Use GimkitLive and GimkitInk for quiz reviews, team building, ice breakers, and more! Students love it and teachers can create their own classes and assignments with many customizable options. GimkitLive is a game show that your student will “beg to play” and it doesn’t just have to be used in class. You can also assign it as homework and it will grade the assignments for you automatically! GimkitInk allows students to create posts and share them with not just you, but each other. By publishing work, it creates a place where students can learn from their peers. With Ink, you can bring Desmos Graphs, Google Spreadsheets, Youtube Videos, and more right into your post. When a student publishes a post, they can decide to have their name hidden from other students. Plus, they can take things one step further by keeping their post just between you two. However comfortable a student feels – they decide. 

“When you put it all together — publishing student work, new ways to express and communicate, sharing without sharing who you are, and a place to learn from others — it’s truly something special.”

IXL Learning

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Learning Management System

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Elementary, High school, Middle school

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algebra, biology, calculus, Earth science, ELA, geometry, Languages, Mathematics, mathematics, Natural Sciences, physics

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At IXL Learning… we are passionate about creating and supporting the best educational technology possible. We develop first-of-their-kind products used by millions of learners, from children to adults. IXL covers math for grade levels K-12, social studies and science for levels 2-8, and English for K-12.

Brain and Learning

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Reading Rockets
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10, 11, 12, 9, High school

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education, Social Sciences

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Recent advances in brain imaging measures provide us with new information about the reading processes taking place within the brain. As scientists research how different interventions and instruction actually change the brains of students, teachers can learn to apply information from evidence-based approaches within their classrooms.

Learning Disabilities

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Reading Rockets
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A learning disability (LD) is a disorder that affects the ability of a child to interpret what they see and hear or to link information from different parts of the brain. This section provides a wealth of information about learning disabilities, the most common of which is dyslexia — difficulty with language and reading.

Teaching English Learners

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Colorín Colorado
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Across the country, teachers and other educators share the exciting but sometimes difficult challenge of teaching English, literacy skills, and academic content to a growing number of English language learners (ELLs). This is a rich section filled with strategies, ideas, recommendations, resources, videos, and news from the ELL field.