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Dear LOR user,

Thank you for being a big part of this community. To better support the initiatives around open educational resources in the state of Michigan, all resources on the Michigan Virtual Learning Object Repository (LOR) are being moved to #GoOpen Michigan (link is external) on September 30th, 2018. During the transition, our LOR will be moved to an archived state, not allowing new user registration or new content to be added. An email with more details was sent to registered users of the LOR in September. To make use of the great resources on the platform, we encourage you to create an account and add your own new resources to the #GoOpen Michigan platform (link is external).

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Newseum ED provides free online resources to cultivate the skills to authenticate, analyze and evaluate information from a variety of sources and to provide historical context to current events.

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From iCivics:

iCivics exists to engage students in meaningful civic learning. We provide civics teachers well-written, inventive, and free resources that enhance their practice and inspire their classrooms. Our mission is to ensure every student receives a high-quality civic education, and becomes engaged in – and beyond – the classroom.

More: https://www.icivics.org/our-story

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Interactive US History games for the 5th and 8th content areas.

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K-5 math curriculum that follows the EngageNY curriculum. Includes video explanations where students take notes and have question prompts, independent practice and then can ultimately unlock an exit ticket. Teacher dashboard to monitor student progress.

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Watch a different animated movie every day, then test your new knowledge with an interactive quiz. Featured Movie topics tie in to current events, historical milestones and figures, holidays, and more! This app is perfect for informal, exploratory learning at home or on the go.

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GeoGebra is a free dynamic mathematics app for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics and calculus in one easy to use package. Interactive learning, teaching and evaluation resources created with GeoGebra can be shared and used by everyone at www.geogebratube.org.

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Bring your handwritten math to life with FluidMath! FluidMath is the first handwriting based educational math app designed for teachers and students in grades 6-12. It is applicable to pre-algebra through calculus courses.

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With the free music app, Music Maker Jam, you can make your own amazing tracks – it’s fun and fast! Simply start the app, choose three free music styles and start combining sounds to make your own songs.

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Turtle is a coding app that allows students to drag and drop command lines to create programs. The command lines all relate to a digital representation of a turtle on a grid. Every command will cause the turtle to do something different. Because it is drag and drop, the entry point for students is the visual interface of the turtle movements. Through exposure, they are able to begin to understand the coding language that informs these movements. Turtle encourages problem-solving, project design and creative expression.

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Kodu is a rich tool for narrative creation and storytelling. Kodu lets you create games through a simple visual programming language. Kodu can be used to teach creativity, problem solving, storytelling, as well as programming. Anyone can use Kodu to make a game with no design or programming skills.

Kodu Teaches more than programming. Kodu introduces the logic and problem solving of programming. Kodu introduces conditions and sequences, which teaches cause and effect. Students learn about cooperation, logic and creativity in addition to programming.

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