November 24, 2020

2019 Best Apps and Best Websites for Teaching & Learning Lists Announces American Association of School Libraries (AASL)

From AASL/ALA:

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.

Direct to Both 2019 Lists with Descriptions, Hyperlinks

Direct to Previous Lists and Additional Resources

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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