2. What do you think binds all the people of the world together? Set this 6-part series to tape (premieres on October 11th) so you can watch Morgan Freeman travel the world attempting to answer that question!
3. Have you been as captivated as I’ve been watching those Grammarly ads on YouTube? Well now perfect grammar and awesome writing skills can be yours by adding Grammarly as a free Chrome Extension! There is a paid version with more bells and whistles, but the free version is really helpful!
4. When NPR and Pearson get together, listen up! They’ve created Listenwise, a FREE award-winning listening skills platform, built on current events, that will aid literacy & student success!
5. GIF-creators, stand up! The international GIF IT UP competition (only open from October 1-31) is perfect for lovers of history, technology, and innovation!
6. We aren’t just limited to our local (awesome) library system, we can also access the Digital Public Library of America! Check out the Primary Sets that they put together on a regular basis and add the contents to your lessons!
7. A free technology curriculum from Google? Yes, please! These 13 lessons (each with multiple lessons and activities) will give you and your high school students practical digital tools to deal with the real world!
8. Want an interactive way to assess your students’ information literacy? Try TRAILS from Kent State Libraries. They’ve created “a knowledge assessment with multiple-choice questions targeting a variety of information literacy skills based on 3rd, 6th, 9th, and 12th grade standards.”