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How to Evaluate Tech Tools You’ve Never Used in Less Than Seven Minutes

When colleagues or workshop presenters recommend an app or other tech tool that’s worked well for them—how do you know whether it will meet the needs of your students?

Teachers don’t have hours to spend evaluating each new product that could be useful for students, so technology teacher Jacqui Murray offers a quick, two-step process for assessing tools to find the ones that are the best fit.

Read about her process here.

20 Teacher-Approved Apps You’ve Got to Try

Mobile apps have become “must have” classroom tools, and students are naturally drawn to their interactivity. Whether you’re looking for an app to help with classroom management, exploring different languages, or figuring out tricky geometry problems, there’s an app for anything and everything.

With hundreds of thousands of apps out there, finding the right ones to use can be a challenge. To help you navigate the waters, NEA Member Benefits asked your fellow NEA members for information about apps they find useful in their classrooms. Below are their picks along with some helpful advice. Read more