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S'Cool Tools of the Week: Sown to Grow, Common Curriculum

By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Feb 2, 2017

S'Cool Tools of the Week: Sown to Grow, Common Curriculum

Last week, the EdSurge team ventured down to SoCal for another EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit, where educators played and experimented with an array of edtech tools. Here are a couple of tools that caught their eye.

If you’d like to be featured in our S’Cool Tools column, click here to leave your very own Teacher Case Study.


Sown to Grow

License: Sown to GrowInterested in pushing for more of a growth mindset amongst your students? Consider Sown To Grow, an online performance tracker for students, as an option. On the platform, students complete assignments and assessments from a variety of third party programs, enter in their scores, and reflect on their work while teachers monitor student progress and performance. It is available for purchase at an annual rate, costing $150 per teacher or $6 per student user.

Common Curriculum

Freemium: Common CurriculumCommon Curriculum helps teachers and schools adjusts to the Common Core and makes lesson planning easier and more collaborative, reducing the burden of giving and getting feedback in real time. The product is available through any browser on a desktop or mobile device, and no external software is required for collaboration within the tool. It is free to use for teachers, and it cost $99 per teacher per year for schools to be able to collaborate with groups within their school. 

column | Technology in School

S'Cool Tools of the Week: Sown to Grow, Common Curriculum

By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Feb 2, 2017

S'Cool Tools of the Week: Sown to Grow, Common Curriculum

Last week, the EdSurge team ventured down to SoCal for another EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit, where educators played and experimented with an array of edtech tools. Here are a couple of tools that caught their eye.

If you’d like to be featured in our S’Cool Tools column, click here to leave your very own Teacher Case Study.


Sown to Grow

License: Sown to GrowInterested in pushing for more of a growth mindset amongst your students? Consider Sown To Grow, an online performance tracker for students, as an option. On the platform, students complete assignments and assessments from a variety of third party programs, enter in their scores, and reflect on their work while teachers monitor student progress and performance. It is available for purchase at an annual rate, costing $150 per teacher or $6 per student user.

Common Curriculum

Freemium: Common CurriculumCommon Curriculum helps teachers and schools adjusts to the Common Core and makes lesson planning easier and more collaborative, reducing the burden of giving and getting feedback in real time. The product is available through any browser on a desktop or mobile device, and no external software is required for collaboration within the tool. It is free to use for teachers, and it cost $99 per teacher per year for schools to be able to collaborate with groups within their school. 

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