10 Can’t Miss Education Conferences Happening This Summer

June 3, 2016

  Summer is upon us and in between a little sea and sun many educators take the summer season as opportunity for personal development.  Professional Development is found to be…

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How the Modern Classroom Influences Learning and Behavior

May 13, 2016

      What does a modern classroom look like? That depends on whom you are asking. Regardless of the differences in definitions, there seem to be some basic similarities…

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Don’t Let Your New Technology Become Shelfware: 6 STEPS to the Perfect Technology Implementation Process

March 31, 2016

By: Jennifer Dunn from SEEN MAGAZINE. With today’s nearly universal connection to the Internet, computers, software and other types of technology are present in virtually every classroom in the nation. Despite…

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Encouraging Girls to Explore STEM

December 17, 2015

  By: Britney Morgan   It’s no secret that less women work in the STEM career field than men. Although women that do work in STEM make 33% more than…

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Keeping Students Safe When Riding the School Bus

July 29, 2015

23 million students take the bus to and from school each day. [tweet_box design=”box_11″]Research shows that a school bus is the safest mode of transportation for getting a child to…

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Protect Your District’s Identity on Twitter with the Verification Badge

July 20, 2015

Ever notice Twitter accounts with the little blue check? In the beginning, they were to protect high profile celebrities from impostors creating fake accounts. These little blue checks became common…

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Cyber-bullying: How Schools Can Help with Prevention

July 13, 2015

Cyber-bullying is a huge concern for schools but typically happens off school grounds making it complicated for school leaders to govern. Research shows that cyber-bullying primarily happens through social media on mobile devices…

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Limited Resources? 6 EdTech Grants That Fund Classroom Technology

July 2, 2015

With limited resources, it can be difficult to provide the technology needed to create a 21st-century learning environment. There are many grants that provide technology devices for K12 classrooms. Take…

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Risk Factors: 3 Ways to Improve High School Drop Out Rates

June 26, 2015

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2014 U.S. high school graduations rates hit an all-time high of 80% and on target to reach 90% by 2020. However, approximately…

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A Balanced Look into School Social Media Policies

June 25, 2015

When discussing social media policies,  there are two major federal policies educators must consider, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of 1998 and the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA)…

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