Interactive Portal Makes Serious Learning Fun With Free Lesson Plans and 21st Century Teaching Tools
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013
GameDesk (http://www.gamedesk.org), named one of Fast Company’s “Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Education” with funding and support from AT&T has created Educade (http://www.educade.org), a revolutionary portal that meets the needs of teachers and parents everywhere by providing the largest online library of free, ready to use lesson plans paired with engaging and innovative learning tools.
“We are very excited to share our work and community movement through Educade,” said Lucien Vattel, Founder, CEO and Executive Director of GameDesk. “There is a new world of educational ideas and tools expressed within this site from thought leaders and educators all over. I hope folks will come explore, create, and join us in the future of learning.”
Educade provides a one-stop shop for K-12 teachers and parents seeking to understand how to effectively use 21st century teaching tools, such as apps and games, as well as low and no tech tools that focus on hands-on making. Every lesson plan created or curated by GameDesk is aligned to the Common Core and Next Generation standards for English language arts, math and science for maximum curriculum support. Both teachers and parents can easily find what they need by grade level, subject matter, device type and technology level. Other education professionals can also add original content to the site and engage in conversations with the community to generate awareness for innovative models of teaching and technologies.
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