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151 Leading Sites for Elementary Educators

Today’s elementary school kids grew up in the digital age, and they love computer-based activities and learn from them easily. Learning and sharing online isn’t just for students, though. There are hundreds of fantastic sites online to help elementary educators do their jobs as well. From educational videos to interactive games and even e-book publishers,…
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Social Detective Intermediate by Social Skill Builder and Social Thinking.com

Social Detective Intermediate by Social Skill Builder, Inc. is a follow-up app to their outstanding Social Detective Beginner app. This intermediate app supports the foundational content of the first app and extends on the concepts involving everyday social interactions. Both apps are based on the graphic novel entitled, You are a Social Detective by Social Thinking. The genius behind this app is that it incorporates real-life…
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Bluebee Pals and Social Emotional Learning

The Every School Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA) is a federal law that calls for a well-rounded (whole child) education and a shifting away from the narrow focus on academics. Under ESSA, teachers go beyond academics to cultivate positive student attitudes, values, and habits. Inter- and intra-personal (or, “social and emotional”) competencies include attitudes and…
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TeachersWithApps – 50+ Favorite Elementary School Apps

Rounding up the best and favorite elementary school apps is not an easy task, the market is saturated and there are so many standouts that cover the gamut of grade levels. Obviously, one of the first considerations we focus on when writing a review is, of course, the learning potential of an app. Another important…
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Social Skill Builder by Social Skill Builder, Inc.

  In this day and age, it is essential to have some social skills teaching tools in your therapy bag. A few of my private clients have needs in this area; however, it is challenging to find activities that target peer interactions without having actual peers in my sessions! You can imagine my excitement when…
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iTooch Elementary School

iTooch Elementary School, by eduPad, has hit another home run, and this time it's a grand slam! They have combined age groups and content to give this app an incredible shelf-life. The app is free to download and nine titles can be tried out before buying any in-app purchases, which are available for each topic. We…
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Let’s be Social 1.1 released for iPad – Social Skills for Special Needs

Everyday Speech today announces Let's be Social 1.1, an update to its popular iPad app focused on helping model and teach social skills to children who have special needs, including autism spectrum disorders. Let's be Social comes with 25 premium lessons and gives users the power to create completely customized lessons using their own pictures and text. Version 1.1 includes full text to speech support for all content, allowing a wider range of access for those in the special needs community.
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