2019 Best Apps and Best Websites for Teaching & Learning Lists Announces American Association of School Libraries (AASL)
The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announced its 2019 Best Apps and Best Websites for Teaching & Learning at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.
The annual lists honor apps and websites that provide enhanced learning and curriculum development for school librarians and their teacher collaborators.
Recognized apps and websites foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation and collaboration. The technology resources are also evaluated for their support of AASL’s “National School Library Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School Libraries.”
The apps recognized in 2019 are: Chatterpix Kids, EarthViewer, Equity Maps, Figment AR, Green Screen by Do Ink, iCell, iCivics – Suite, Khan Academy Kids, Mixerpiece, Nearpod, Novel Effect, Object Viewer for Merge Cube, PBS Kids Scratch Jr., Quizlet, Sites in VR, Sora App, Stop Motion Studio, Tynker, Wakelet, and Wolfram Alpha
The websites honored in 2019 are: Anchor, Bootstrap, Brush Ninja, CS First, Deck.Toys, Edpuzzle, Elementari, Empatico, Explore, Genially, GeoGuessr, Knightlab, Storytelling, Libraries Ready to Code, National Geographic Education, NCMA Learn, NowComment, Pulitzer Center, Storyline Online, Teaching Tolerance, Thunkable, Tour Creator, Unite for Literacy, and Wakelet.
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.