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FETC 2013: The Learning Game

Word raider TreasureMake learning fun and a game with Ballard & Tighe’s Word Raider: Escape. The game is aimed at elementary students and can improve vocabulary, reading, writing and even listening. It costs $24 per student per year, but a district can try it out on up to two-dozen kids for free for a month.


Freebee Friday: Sticky Wicket

CricketSoccer, football and lacrosse may be the hot sports at your school, but what about cricket? All the equipment needed for playing England’s national pastime is now free for the asking from the US Youth Cricket Association. The kit includes balls, stakes and bats; all you pay for is shipping.



The New Class Pet

BobbleBots_Moshi Monsters House_page1_image2Any teacher who has suffered the loss of a gold fish or gerbil knows that it can be a traumatic event for the class. How about if the next class pet was a little robot. Bobble Bots Moshi Monsters animate themselves with vibrating bases and can be used with different houses or street scenes. There are 24 different bots available, each with its own personality.




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