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Tech and Reading

Students like Jasmine are likely digital natives: they’ve grown up with technology and they find enjoyment from tablets, phones, laptops, social media, games, and videos. ...

Taking STEM Outside the Classroom

A survey by the National Association of Independent Schools found that 82 percent of high school students are sometimes or often bored in class. Todd Ablett has a simple ...

Addressing online bullies, offline

Charlie Kuhn gets nervous when educators say their school has a “zero tolerance” for bullying. He calls the statement a “red flag.” That might sound surprising. As the ...

Making Social Media Work for You

Digital communication, including social media, is more than just a fact of life. It is life, integral to the professional and personal existence of many students and teachers. ...

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 ...