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Teaching Students Good Digital Citizenship

Instilling the principles of good digital citizenship can help students become smart, responsible, and respectful members of their online communities.

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Podcasts and the Classroom

Podcasts can be a great way to engage different kinds of learners, disseminate information, and get students excited about out-of-the-box assignments.

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10 TED Talks for Educators in 2017

TED Talks are short, informative, and often eye-opening talks given by leaders in their fields addressing all kinds of challenges. Many TED Talks are given by leading educators, or at least have important messages related to the field of education. Get fired up about teaching in the following 10 recent TED Talks for educators.

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Teens, Social Media, and Narcissism

Recent studies have confirmed a sharp increase in narcissism in the past decade that corresponds with the proliferation and increased use of social media.

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Bringing Art Back With Technology

Cuts to arts programs have shown a detrimental effect on learning motivation. With the use of technology, educators can bring arts back to the classroom.

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Classroom Technology: What’s New For 2017?

Cutting edge teachers will want to ensure that they're up to date on all the latest innovations so their students learn with the best technology of 2017.

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The Pros and Cons of Technology

Using technology in the classroom is one of those issues that makes it easy to be a fence sitter. It’s difficult to be 100% for the use of educational technology all of the time, when there are so many convincing arguments against it.  Most teachers find a happy medium with technology—it’s useful in some situations, […]

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Cursive in the Classroom: What Else is Becoming Obsolete?

Determining which concepts will be permanently left by the wayside is a challenge for many educators. What is becoming obsolete in the classroom?

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What is ‘School Choice’?

The nationwide implementation of school choice would require a significant overhaul of the nation's education landscape. The impacts, both positive and negative, are expected to be dramatic.

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Head of the Class: 2016’s Top Technology

Like your students, educational technology is constantly evolving. The best digital resources–including apps, websites, video, and wearables–make lessons more enriching for students and classroom management easier for teachers. What were 2016’s best educational technologies, and what can you expect to see next year? Top Tech of 2016 Makerspaces The workshop-lab trend is often characterized by […]

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President Trump’s Education Agenda

When it comes to education, president-elect Donald Trump divulged few details regarding his plans for K-12 and higher education reform. Though he has not outlined a detailed plan, Trump has provided an overview of the changes he plans to make during his tenure in the White House. In reference to K-12 education, Trump highlights emphasis […]

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How Does Social Media Slang Affect Learning?

The rampant use of social media/texting slang by teenagers is largely due to increased accessibility to mobile phones. How does that effect writing skills?

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How to Use Chromebooks in the Classroom

Mobile devices have become an important part of the modern classroom, and an ever-growing number of educators are turning to Chromebooks in the classroom.

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How Online Learning Works

Online learning is an accessible, practical education option. Students of all ages are learning through distance courses instead of in a physical classroom.

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Pros and Cons of 1-to-1 Computing

One-to-one computing is an educational practice where a school or institution gives every student a laptop, tablet or mobile device. What are the pros to this approach? The cons?

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