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Skyward Becomes a Google for Education Build Partner

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 20:43
“By providing one place to enter data, teachers can be more confident in their data while continuing to use the tools that work best for their needs,” explained Kevin Duda, director of product management at Skyward.

BACK OFFICE BUSINESS: Oregon District Expands Partnership with Discovery Education

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 20:34
RSD’s high school science teachers will use Discovery Education’s Science Techbook and professional development to create digital lessons in a 1:1 environment.

Art of Problem Solving: Interactive Math Resources to Help Students at Every Level

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 06:58
The site is divided into different sections, each focusing on a different area of math and different grade levels.

Student Metacognitive Portfolios Using Google Sheets

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 06:40
Students keep track of their own progress on standards, while I keep track of progress on a paper sheet, and update quarterly.

Kansas City Public Schools Adopt Lightspeed Systems Relay

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 20:37
The district selected Relay platform for filtering, monitoring, and reporting on Chromebook activity

Create Videos for Teaching and Learning with Screencast-O-Matic

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 07:24
Screencast-O-Matic is an online screen recorder that allows teachers and students to record, trim, edit, save, and share screencasts.

Making Data Meaningful With FH Grows

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 05:53
To get the most out of our school gardens, students have built sensors and monitors using Raspberry Pis.

Everyday Speech Rolls Out Out Social Learning Platform Enhancements

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 20:41
"With this new version, we’ve created dozens of premade lesson units —coupled with more than 1,000 resources — that walk educators through a skill from beginning to end," founder of Everyday Speech Brittany Brunell.

Best 3D Printers 2019

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 07:05
3D printers are becoming an affordable way to teach STEM topics

Making Print Documents & Posters Accessible

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 05:36
Innovative educators often use print documents. This may occur when displaying posters, student work, or infographics on a wall or bulletin board. Another common reason for print is when information is handed out, mailed, or back packed home to families.  Usually this material is not accessible to all people including those with disabilities or who speak languages other than English, but it doesn't have to be that way.

Racism, Intolerance, and Teaching the Holocaust as a Current Event

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 06:52
There are lots of resources available that can help.

Rocketbook Reusable Notebook Brings Handwriting & Drawing into Digital World

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 05:51
A Rocketbook is a reusable analog notebook where teachers and students can scan and send pages as PDF files to one or more destinations within the Rocketbook app.

Ted Ed: Where Do Superstitions Come From?

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 05:47
This Friday is the 13th!

T3 Awards 2019: Top Budget Drone

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 05:26
Drones are becoming more and more widely used in schools, for everything from teaching coding to physics lessons.

Call for Proposals: EduCon 2020

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 21:23
EduCon 2020 launches with the theme of "Authenticity,"  and a new conference space at 1482 Green St., Philadelphia, PA 19130. 

Is Your Chromebook Care Policy Complete? Here’s How to Amp It Up.

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 09:33
Tips for thinking beyond the legal aspects of device care communications

Best Internet Filter Software of 2019: Website Blockers to Protect your Kids

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 06:53
From our friends at Top Ten Reviews: Finding the best internet filter can be hard. Website blockers have a lot of functions that can be confusing or too obtrusive. This guide will examine all the features of the top internet filters to break down their features - and how they'll help to protect your children from adult content and online predators.  We thoroughly check all the internet filters we've reviews to ensure that our recommendations will keep children safe. 

Edit, Collaborate and Sync Documents With Google Drive

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 05:21
Google Drive is a combo online-productivity software suite and cloud-based, file-syncing service.

Lego Announces Free Python Programming Lessons

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 20:58
High school students can experience real-world applications of Python, one of the most common languages used to teach computer science in colleges.

Follett Appoints Britten Follett to Lead its PreK-12 Business

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 20:30
In her new role, Follett will be responsible for marketing and sales in the United States and Canada, customer service, strategic alliances and publisher relations.