21 Things for Students was created as an educational and online resource to help students improve their technology proficiency as they prepare for success in the 21st century. The site is packed with free resources and I recommend you check it out!
Screen Free Week is May 1-7th, 2017. This is a week to unplug and go low tech. It is important to balance tech time and going screen free for a bit is a nice way to do that. Read a book, create something, explore, exercise. Please share with your families! They may even celebrate Screen Free Week at home.
Global Day of Design is coming up on May 2nd. This is a day dedicated to learning by making, playing and building. If you sign up to participate, they will send you a free design thinking toolkit. You can follow #GDD17 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Edulastic is a great tool that you can use to create your own technology-enhanced assessments. It has an auto-grading feature that also syncs with Google Classroom.