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Techexpertise: The Digital Starter Kit

As teachers, we’ve been given the role to navigate what technology now looks like in our classrooms. At my school we have developed a model to support technology use.

Planet School: Building a Greener World

It’s not easy for teachers when students strike and urge governments to act on climate change. Depending on school policy, it can be hard for educators to know how to respond. ...

Carbon Neutral: Messages of Hope

At a time when it would be easy to scare them silly, educators need to empower kids instead. Kids need to know that change is possible.

Starting a Rubik’s Cube Club

Are you interested in improving student engagement with your English Language Learner (EL) students? Here’s an idea that I tried at my elementary school that was both fun and ...

What Language is Code?

In a world that is striving to create universal accessibility, it’s important that students be exposed to the idea of programming with multiple languages in mind.

Cyber Security in the Classroom

Before Emilie Ritchen Elementary School in Oxnard, California adopted one-to-one digital devices, it was chaos. Multiple apps on multiple machines meant kids were always ...

Learning with Podcasts

Podcasts are increasingly popular: One-third of Americans say they’ve listened to one in the past month, according to Reuters Institute’s latest Digital News Report. Educators ...