Barb and I are always on the hunt to discover new technology resources for teachers. We are excited to share with you the American Association of School Libraries (AASL) 2017 list for Best Apps and Websites for Teaching and Learning.
According to the AASL website, “The Best Apps for Teaching and Learning is a recognition honoring apps of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the American Association of School Librarians’ Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.” The apps are broken into the following categories: Books; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM); Organization and Management; Humanities and Art; Content Creation; and Off The Beaten Apps. Links to their 2013 - 2016 lists are located at the bottom.
The 2017 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning “foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are free, Web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover.” These sites are also broken down by categories: Media Sharing; Digital Storytelling; Manage and Organize; Social Networking and Communication; Content Resources; and Curriculum Collaboration. If this isn’t enough information to keep you busy, AASL also shared their 2009-2016 lists at the bottom.
Barb and I are interested in learning how you use our resources. If you have a classroom application you would like to share, just let us know.
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