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Mike Lee is a co-founder of edshelf, a directory of websites, mobile apps, and desktop programs that are rated & reviewed by parents & educators, for parents & educators. We help you find the right educational tools for your specific needs.

32 Augmented Reality Apps for the Classroom From edshelf

by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education Augmented Reality (AR) is a growing field of technology where real life is modified and enhanced by computer-generated sights and sounds. The most common use of AR can be seen through mobile apps. Point your device’s camera at something that the app recognizes, and it will generated a […]

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28 Tools to Learn Computer Programming From edshelf

by edshelf: A discovery engine of websites, mobile apps, desktop programs, and electronic products for teaching and learning. Teaching primary and secondary students how to program has become a hot topic lately. Even people like United States President Barack Obama to actress Angela Bassett to music artist Shakira have spoken about the value of computer programming in […]

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6 Websites For Taking A Virtual Field Trip From edshelf

by edshelf: A discovery engine of websites, mobile apps, desktop programs, and electronic products for teaching and learning. Don’t have the budget for a field trip to The White House or Mount Everest? Take a virtual field trip with one of these websites from parent and teacher JC. Tour the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Journey […]

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12 Apps To Help Students Study

12 Apps To Help Students Study by edshelf Nowadays, a lot of students study with a computer or tablet device. Access to the Web gives them a tremendous amount of knowledge, though much of it isn’t actually useful, relevant, or even correct. Fortunately, art teacher Kelly Little curates a collection of classroom-tested “study buddies” to help […]

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39 Tools To Turn Your Students Into Makers From edshelf

by edshelf: A discovery engine of websites, mobile apps, desktop programs, and electronic products for teaching and learning. The Maker Movement is one of creativity and invention. Of Do-It-Yourself ingenuity. Of making things with your own hands. Building something from scratch can shift a lesson from a lecture into an experience. Students can play, diverge, tinker, make […]

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57 Learning Technology Tools One Middle School Teacher Depends On

57 Learning Technology Tools One Middle School Teacher Depends On by edshelf With all the websites, mobile apps, and desktop programs available to teachers out there, it can be exasperating to know how to use them. Most busy teachers simply ask colleagues in their department or the teacher’s lounge. Or the resident technology integrator, if your […]

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25 Recommended Educational Android Apps From edshelf

by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education Apple’s iPhone and iPad are by far the more popular mobile devices in today’s classrooms. But there are a lot of great things about Android-powered devices as well. Android devices are cheaper than their Apple counterparts. The Galaxy Nexus and Samsung Tab are two Android tablets that will […]

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13 Tools To Make Your Classroom More Fun From edshelf

by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education Who loves a fun classroom? Students! And who loves educational tools that are also engaging? Teachers! Here is a collection of educational websites and mobile apps curated by teacher & parent Robin Ruiz. It includes games-based learning applications (such as Mangahigh and Zondle), fun ways for students to […]

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