Adventure to Fitness
$99.99/1-year teacher subscription.
This fitness program provides standards-aligned videos and activities. “Seeing how excited the kids were and the great science and social studies content woven throughout, I highly recommend the subscription,” says Laura Santos, a second-grade teacher in Los Altos, California.
Free class-written books; $9.95/individual.
Studentreasures lets students in grades K–8 transform their own stories and illustrations into hardbound books. The online publishing program makes it easy for kids to design their books page by page.
ATC Gecko Camera
Strap this wearable, pocket-size camera onto your wrist and record videos and action shots on the move. “It’s easy to capture outside projects we are working on, such as volcanic eruptions!” says Jennifer Franco, a fifth-grade teacher in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.
Download free movement--based learning games, place your smartphone in the protective ball, and learn while playing. “Perfect for students who need to be active,” says Jessica Millberg, an early-childhood library media specialist in Deptford, New Jersey.
Write or draw on any paper, upload work to your device, and then share via iCloud or Dropbox. “The ability to share diagrams and charts makes communicating so easy,” says Sheralyn Rohllf, a teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing in Midland Park, New Jersey.