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The Importance of Teaching Good Digital Citizenship

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Technology in the classroom is no longer an innovative idea, but a staple for schools. Students are using digital tools at home and a rise of technology programs and software…

The Four-Day School Week: Proceed with Caution

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The Great Recession might be over, but many people are still feeling the effects — school administrators included among them. A budgeting crisis along with shrinking funds for classrooms has…

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How to Use Social Media with Your Class

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Social media is a powerful tool that teachers can use as a way to connect and collaborate with their students. Setting up separate social media accounts for yourself and your…

Social-Emotional Learning Programs Benefit Students, Study Finds

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Education programs that teach students how to recognize their emotions, solve problems, and form healthy relationships are providing long-lasting, positive impacts on students’ academic performance and overall well-being, a new…

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Technology Skills Every Teacher Must Have

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Technology in the classroom is here to stay. It’s no longer limited to “techie” teachers integrating digital tools into their lesson plans and assignments. Technology is incorporated in every part…

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Education in the Wake of a Disaster

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Over one million students have been affected by Hurricane Harvey in some way, according to the Texas Education Agency. Texas’ largest school district, Houston, has rescheduled their start day to…

The Power of Smartphones in Your Classroom

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How often do you use your smartphone? A mobile research report from eMarketer found that adults spend over four hours a day on their phone. How this plays out for…

Only 20% of K-12 Students are Enrolled to Learn a Foreign Language

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Our world is shrinking. With evolving technology and a global economy, individual citizens are more likely than ever in history to interact with people from other places and cultures. Are…

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Awesome Apps Every Teacher Needs

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Whether you are planning a lesson, grading a test or sending home a permission slip, there is a lot to organize and manage as a teacher. Luckily, there is an…

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Bullied Students Stay Home: Schools & Students Suffer

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Bullying and cyberbullying have been at the forefront of educational campaigns and debates over the past few years, and rightfully so. As more light has been shed on the issue,…

Classroom Design for the 21st Century

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Adopting personalized learning is going beyond curriculum. Many schools are redesigning the traditional classroom in order to adapt to 21st century learning. As technology evolves, devices have populated the classrooms…

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Skills Students Need for Employability

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Preparing students for employment in a world that doesn’t yet exist, is not an easy task. Yet, educators have the critical role of equipping students with the skills they need…