11 of the Best Grammar and Writing Apps for High School Students At last count, there were over 80,000 educational apps available to teachers. There are apps for everything: literacy, STEM, productivity, audiovisual, etc. There are apps which improve accessibility for students with different learning challenges, i.e. text to voice, voice to text, etc.
Move over cable TV, kids are more interested in what's on the small screen SAN DIEGO, Calif. — On weekdays in the Larsen household, Kirsten, 12, and Soren, 15, get up early and park themselves on the couch before school. They do not turn on the TV, though. Instead, the youngsters each pull out their cellphones and watch YouTube to get a dose of videos. This is the way they acquire the information they need to know before encountering peers. These are the young people who will be leaving cable TV behind in the future.
Creative writing and kids: How to encourage it - chicagotribune.com June 14, 2011|By Wendy Donahue, Tribune Newspapers Parents nowadays worry more about the creative writing their kids do on Facebook than the kind in English assignments. But even for 140-character Tweets, encouraging children to put ideas into words is as vital as ever, says Pen Densham, screenwriter of films such as "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" and a teacher at the University of Southern California. About TeensHealth We're a safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life. TeensHealth is accessible 24 hours a day so you can get the doctor-approved information you need to make educated decisions — or help a friend who needs advice. There's a lot of confusing, misleading, and just plain wrong health information on the Web. Our mission is to tell it to you straight.
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