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3 secrets to a successful digital transformation

During the 2013-2014 school year, Archbishop Stepinac High School became the first all-digital high school in the United States, with each of our 700 students utilizing a fully digital textbook…

How web-based journalism reveals Common Core’s relevance

In order to give students purpose to engage deeply in the Common Core, District 21 in Wheeling, Ill. has partnered with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a journalism organization,…

Opinion
Why a writing workshop framework works for young authors

We all have stories to tell. Regardless if our stories are told orally, through body language, or written composition, students need to feel ownership and validation in their work.…

Resource
Why some teachers are choosing compensation over open source for lesson plans

In 2012, one kindergarten teacher defied the norm and earned over $700,000 by selling her lesson plans online. This success story was just one of many stories involving K-12 teachers…

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5 anti-bully apps you should know about

No matter what generation you grew up in it’s evident bullying always played a role in the educational system. In movies it’s usually the stereotypical character going for children’s lunch…

7 PD tips for your instructional technology integration plan

The role of instructional technology in the classroom has steadily increased over the past decade. These advances include the use of computers and tablets in classrooms, over 300,000 K-12 students enrolled…

How-to
Using eLearning tools to maximize summer PD

School’s out for summer, and what better time for teachers to continue their education through professional development programs?…

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Where have all the summer reading assignments gone?

Summer: a time in a child’s life where they are no longer bound by societal rules to attend school nor do anything school related. To do so would be to…

Resource
How can an app lead to cyberbullying?

Can’t remember the name of that great restaurant you went to last night? How many miles it is the moon? Type any question into a search engine today and you’ll…

Resource
5 ways to teach kids about the Declaration of Independence

Having sizzling burgers during the day and watching a lit up sky at night seem to be hallmarks of celebrating the Fourth of July. But if that’s all our kids…