Your grandma may have told you that she walked to school every day uphill, barefoot and in the snow. But with the way technology has changed education in the last few years, we have a feeling you’ll soon be regaling your students with tales about how tough you had it. It wasn't that long ago, after all, that students had to lug heavy backpacks jammed with textbooks to school every day and teachers had to (gasp!) use overhead projectors and copiers to easily distribute and assess information.
Using a tablet to explore STEAM concepts is a natural pairing—as kids drag, draw and create they learn more about technology and the world around them. That's why we've gathered 60 of our favorite apps for teaching STEAM in the classroom, with recommendations for every grade level. Read on to get our list!
While the implementation of the Common Core State Standards means a lot of work and transition ahead, the good thing about shared benchmarks across 45 states is that you can now share resources, ideas and lessons with a colleague across the hall—or across the country. With that in mind, we asked our Facebook fans for their favorite online tools that are making the transition a little easier.