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POWERUP Toys Debuts Three New Products at Toy Fair 2019

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 20:27
New toys provide STEM activities to young learners

Today's Newsletter: What is Genuine Personalized Learning?

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 09:28
Personalized learning must embrace the need to engage the interests of the individual learner.

Conference Hunting Season

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 09:12
You should follow these 5 guidelines when it comes to hunting for learning at these educational events.

Interactive Physics: Forces

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 08:02
This interactive program will help you teach all about how forces work

Stanford History Education Group: Read Like a Historian

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 06:25
The Stanford History Education Group website provides teachers with document-based curriculum and innovative assessments that are ready to use in the classroom.

iCivics: The Bacon of Social Studies

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 05:50
What’s the bacon of social studies? That one thing that is so delicious that you need to integrate it into your classroom?

Kids' Daily Lives Explored Through Stories, Games

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 07:47
One Globe Kids - All Friends is an app that explores the lives of kids around the world through stories and games.

Computational Thinking: Over 50 Resources To Teach CT Across the Entire Curriculum, Part 2

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 07:38
As educators, we must take that next step - teaching students to problem-solve and come up with algorithms of their own.

SchoolBondFinder Hires VP of Sales & Marketing

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 20:40
Dr. Rachel Wisnefski brings over 10 years of business development and education market experience to the position.

Apply now for the new HP Teaching Fellowship. Deadline: February 22.

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:18
Digital Promise Global and HP team up to celebrate innovative middle and high school educators. Program includes attending the Digital Promise Challenge Institute this summer in Monterey.

Adaptive Learning Tool ALEKS Guides Kids Toward Math Mastery

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:28
ALEKS is a self-paced, self-guided, self-contained math learning tool for students to use mostly within a classroom.

Lexia Learning Releases iPad App for Lexia PowerUp Literacy

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:15
The entire Lexia Learning K-12 literacy portfolio is now available on iPad.

From Consumers to Producers: Helping Kids Make Screen Time Meaningful

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 06:34
Over Christmas break, I spent some time with my in-laws down in Ocean City. One of my favorite people to hang out with was there: my 3 year-old-niece. She is hysterical, 3 going on 16, and she loves to watch YouTube. Her favorite types of videos to watch are people unboxing toys, cartoons, and these weird videos about families going on vacation or otherwise living their day-to-day life. I earned some cool uncle points when I showed her my YouTube channel. She thought it was the neatest thing and asked if she could be on my channel.

It's Back - The Writing Bee!

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 05:16
This year's event includes a middle school Writing Bee that will take place concurrently with the Elementary Grade Writing Bee.

Explore the Planet in 3D with Google Earth VR

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 06:41
Google Earth VR is a version of Google Earth designed to work with virtual reality headsets such as the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift.

2 Tips to Connect with More Families on Facebook

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 05:26
More and more educators and schools are using Facebook to connect with families. However, they might not be connecting with as many families as possible if they are not ensuring they are posting inclusive content. This is particularly important in places like New York City which serves a population where 20% of students have disabilities. About half of the population speaks a language other than English at home according to census bureau data.  

Storybird in 30 Seconds

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 06:02
Is it right for your classroom?

Great Digital Learning Resources for the Month of February

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 06:00
February is not only Black History Month but also Career & Technical Education Month.

Game Design: World War 1 Student Design Team Game Building Project

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 05:38
We started our project with a brief discussion about gaming using two World War One games.

PBLWorks Introduced

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 07:39
A new brand from Buck Institute for Education focuses on improving access to Project Based Learning for all students