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Integrity Activities and Tools for Students & 18 Apps to Help Kids Stay Focused (Common Sense Media)


Integrity Activities and Tools for Students - Building SEL (social and emotional learning) skills such as integrity requires face-to-face interaction, meaningful discussion, and reflection. Edtech is no complete substitute for that, but there are tools that can supplement the development of character, both in the classroom and at home.

This article provides tips, tools, and actionable ideas for seamlessly integrating integrity and life skills-building into your content classroom.  

18 Apps to Help Kids Stay Focused - So much of the time, our technology is a way to escape -- and get off-task. We catch ourselves checking our phones at work, and our kids check them during homework time. If Daniel Tiger is on, there's no getting a little kid out the door. But instead of distraction, we can use devices to work for us and help us get things done. Need help organizing your kid's chores? There's an app for that. Creating good habits? Got you covered. There's even an app to help you not use other apps!


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