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Educators can recommend what works in the classroom. Using a “star” system, they assign ratings based on learning curve, pedagogical effectiveness, and student engagement. Teachers can also compile collections of tools and share them with colleagues and students.

Education Week | August 28th, 2013

These categories are where things start to get useful. Just as libraries separate books based on the decimal system, fiction and non-fiction, and so on, edshelf allows users to curate relevant apps and store them by whatever measure they choose.

TeachThought | October 15th, 2012

Check out the directory for yourself. We think it’s a very cool tool. Your thoughts?

edtech digest | October 15th, 2012

EdShelf, an Imaginek12 startup, for example tries to address the discovery and filter problem for teachers looking at ed tech with a more Yelp-like approach. It relies on reviews from teachers who supply grade level and topic information, as well as additional notes on the context in which they used the software.

GigaOM | October 10th, 2012

Not every teacher will want to use the same tools. Consequently, superintendents will give individual teachers small online budgets (less than $500 per year) from which to purchase their own products and tools. A handful of companies, like EdShelf, are currently building the infrastructure necessary for this change to take place.

Co.Exist | July 24th, 2012

Educators seeking web tools should go to edshelf. If you are already familiar with the tools above, edshelf is the perfect site for you to explore tools that fit your specific needs. It's filled with things worth checking out and comments from people that have used them.

Edutopia | July 19th, 2012

...a smart, socially-connected way not only to keep track of the tools you use and those you want to try out, but also to help educators just like you discover and provide their students with the tools they need to achieve in the 21st century.

McGraw Hill Professional Development | June 6th, 2012

Edshelf aims to address problems that I've covered here on Hack Education before: there's a ton of educational content online - websites, apps and the like. But the question remains: how do you find "what works" (and what works on a particular or across multiple platforms)? How do you find high quality resources for specific subjects or specific grades?

HackEducation.com | May 13th, 2012

EdLab Relevance: As we build out and evolve our adaptive learning database, it is important to remember the value of a sleek, easy to use platform and user interface. EdShelf is an exemplar of both of these ideals. Our Takeaway: Easy to use, beautifully designed resource for finding, storing, and rating learning applications.

EdLab | May 2nd, 2012

... an easy-to-use directory of all the great web 2.0 tools out there just waiting for educators to try them out. You can share your experience with the tools, add your own, store a 'shelf' of your favorite tools, and more. All in all, it's a useful site that you should probably bookmark right now.

Edudemic.com | April 19th, 2012

EdShelf aims to be the Yelp or Consumer Reports of digital tools for teachers. The EdShelf directory will include research studies, reviews, usage suggestions, and how-to videos of websites, mobile apps, desktop apps, and physical products that will aid teachers. This marketplace will allow teachers to easily find and share recommended teaching tools, and it will be an important distribution channel for vendors looking to share their products with teachers and schools.

LearnBoost.com | November 11th, 2011