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Keeping Water Education Fresh

This round of hopscotch is for life. It appears typical at first—students jumping down the course, but they are all holding empty cups in their hands and fill them with water ...

Is The Internet Essential to Good Teaching?

High-speed Internet access is not universal. But teaching with it—and without—highlights the never-changing qualities of good teaching. Some students at Timothy Davis’ ...

Minecraft in the Classroom

Toronto teacher Kristin Matus mulled over engaging ways to tackle social studies lessons when she suddenly had a brainwave. Why not teach the mundane units using Minecraft—a ...

Creating a Paperless Classroom

Like many of my students, I too use digital devices in my daily personal life, but the enormous piles of notes and paper combined with the constant fighting with the students ...

Teaching With Google Drive

In today’s world we experience so much technology that it has become a mainstay in our lives. Often our students know more about the digital age than we do, and are eager to ...

World Geography Apps and Resources

The lone classroom globe or heavy set of atlases used to be the best resources for world geography, but now the world is literally at your fingertips with modern-day maps. ...