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Technology Resources to Use With Students

Technology has become more prevalent in our world than ever before. Now, nearly every person has a smartphone and understands how to use a computer. This flourishing of technology has been seen in schools as well. Most students have personal cell phones and can...
How to Keep Students Motivated During Winter

How to Keep Students Motivated During Winter

Winter is a particularly difficult time to keep students motivated. After the holidays, the colder months of January and February set in and there’s no break in sight until sometime in spring. It’s hard to get students to focus at this time of year, especially when...

How is Technology Improving Education?

Within the world of education, we talk a lot about integrating technology into the classroom. We discuss how to implement it, what kind of technology we should be using, and how to take an ordinary lesson and spice it up with technology. You will see a lot of this...

Introverts in the Classroom

Most often, when we talk about trends in education, there is a big shift towards student centered learning. By this, we mean group projects, classroom discussions, and even seating arrangements that resemble little pods of students. Naturally, this shift has had...

Evaluating the 4 day school week

The idea of a 4-day school week is not a new one, but rather an old idea that’s gaining traction lately. Some districts and individual schools have run pilot programs to see the effects of a 4-day school week. Part of the decision stems from the hopes of increasing...

How Machine Learning Will Affect Education

Machine learning falls under the larger umbrella of Artificial Intelligence and is taking education by storm. Machine learning algorithms are nothing new, but their implementation into the educational realm is. Educators are starting to use and encourage others to do...

EdTech Companies You Need to Know

Education technology is a rapidly expanding market that many entrepreneurs have flocked to. If you think about it, it makes perfect sense. We are putting iPads in classrooms and offering hybrid learning courses. Those things on their own don’t revolutionize education....

How to De-stress as a Teacher

Teaching is one of the most demanding and stressful jobs out there. If not managed correctly, it can be overwhelming. Some teachers only work in the classroom for several years before deciding it’s too much for them. But, there are those teachers who have a genuine...

Back to School Tips: Student Edition

Now that the summer is over, you may be struggling to get into the back to school mindset. We’ve all been there – even the teachers! It can be hard to get back into the swing of things, so here are a few tips on how to jump right back in! Grab Supplies You don’t...

Back to School Tips: Parent Edition

Back to school is not just for students. Parents have plenty to do with all the back to school fuss too. Parents play a vital role in helping their children switch out of summer vacation mode and back into the routines of school. In order to do so, here is a list of...