Twitter 101: The Home-School Connection
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Twitter 101: The Home-School Connection

Educational technology has revolutionized nearly every aspect of classroom teaching. Students now use technology to do research, collaborate, and share their work, while educators turn to tech tools for assessment, tracking progress, and even their own professional development. Social media has proven useful for students and educators alike, giving both...

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Whole-Class Novel: To Read or Not to Read...Together
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Whole-Class Novel: To Read or Not to Read...Together

Ariel Sacks, a New York City-based English Language Arts teacher who works with middle school students in grades seven through nine, has a busy professional life. In addition to her "day job" in the classroom, Sacks is a published author who has written two books on teaching, maintains her own...

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Want Better Educational Technology? Consider Putting Teachers in Charge
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Want Better Educational Technology? Consider Putting Teachers in Charge

Using technology in the classroom is a given for most teachers today. In fact, a 2017 study conducted by MidAmerica Nazerene University in Kansas found that more than 70 percent of surveyed teachers said their students “use tablets or laptops daily.” An even higher number—86 percent—reported having Wi-Fi access in...

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