World’s Largest Lesson

World’s Largest Lesson introduces the Sustainable Development Goals to children and young people everywhere and unites them in action.

Newsela’s stated goal is to improve reading comprehension in students 2nd through 12th grade. Newsela offers an extensive online library of over 1,000 current event articles geared towards readers of varied abilities and interests. Most articles are accompanied by a comprehension quiz aligned to Common Core Standards. Newsela pulls its articles from over forty different media sources.

Animoto makes it easy for anyone to create professional-quality videos with their pictures and video clips within minutes.

Kidblog provides teachers with the tools to help students publish writing safely online. Students exercise digital citizenship within a secure classroom blogging space. Teachers can monitor all activity within their blogging community.

With easy access to over 1,000 NPR journalistic audio clips and podcasts organized by topic, vocabulary level, listening level, and educational standards, Listenwise provides teachers a gateway to listening for content and critical thinking. The teacher dashboard is free, but to manage a roster of students requires a premium account available to individual teachers, schools, or districts.