Learners Invited to Check Out Websites, Tweak the Code

4/19/2017 6:00:00 AM

App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

Title: Mozilla X-Ray Goggles
Summary: Remix tool reveals code, can strengthen kids' understanding of the Web

Pros: Discovery learning at its best: Revealing chunks of complex code on any website and letting kids edit and remix leads to powerful learning.
Cons: Some kids might need a little extra help understanding HTML structure, tags, and attributes, and the in-tool app doesn't provide that.
Bottom Line: It's a blast to use and an easy way to get experimentation and prototyping going with plenty of student choice -- kids are really in the driver's seat!

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By Common Sense Education

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