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Apr 08, 2022

Our Top Resources in March 2022

Each month we publish blogs and newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in March.

Mar 25, 2022

From CRT to RCT: The Urgent Case for Raising Critical Thinkers

I am completely unmoved by the debate over the teaching of Critical Race Theory (CRT) in schools. I fully understand that CRT is an esoteric theory that’s used in law school and doctoral programs as one of many frameworks of analyzing historic and present policies and phenomena. But I understand what people really mean when they argue that CRT should not be present in schools: schools should not talk about things that make children feel uncomfortable, like antiracism. Schools should not indoctrinate children or make them feel bad about what they learn in school, especially if school is teaching them to feel guilty about being the big, bad, evil, privileged white oppressor.

Mar 18, 2022

Enhanced Ebooks Are Making the Grade for Literacy

Children appear to be constantly connected to digital devices. The ability of smartphones, tablets, and game consoles to command attention and maintain engagement has not gone unnoticed by educators. As a result, digital learning tools are becoming increasingly prevalent in the classroom, helping teachers foster engagement, concentration, and comprehension.

Mar 11, 2022

Our Top 5 Resources in February 2022

Each month we publish blogs and newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in February.

Feb 25, 2022

Teacher Talk: The Road to Civility Starts With Civics

I say this sincerely and with urgency: teaching civics today is one of the most important things we can do to save humanity and restore civility.

Over the last 13 years, I’ve watched the civics classroom evolve from one in which teachers introduced simple lessons about government, presidents, the Constitution, citizenship (and what it means to be a responsible citizen), to a space where students wonder and are more curious about the world around them. 

Top 5 Resources in January 2021

Feb 11, 2022

Our Top 5 Resources in January 2022

Each month we publish blogs and newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in January.

Jan 28, 2022

Using Peers to Support Children with Autism in the Classroom

It takes a village to teach students with autism, but usually we only think of adults as making up that support community. Research continues to show that not only do students with autism respond better to interventions that are modeled by same-age neurotypical peers, but it also has positive benefits for those peers by increasing their empathy, advocacy, and leadership skills. Additionally, a community of students supporting their classmates with autism increases inclusivity and normalizes diversity, which can greatly impact the community’s emotional well-being.

Jan 14, 2022

Our Top Resources in January 2022

Each month we publish blogs and newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in December.

Top 5 Resources in November

Dec 03, 2021

Our Top Resources in November 2021

Each month we publish blogs and newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in November.

Nov 19, 2021

Our Top 5 Resources in October 2021

Each month we publish blogs and newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in October.

Nov 05, 2021

Student Learning Improves with Mental Well-being Support

Schools are open, children and teachers are settling into classrooms, and there is consensus among researchers that young people are struggling mentally more than ever before. As students return to the third school year affected by the pandemic, they will need evidence-based social–emotional learning to reengage as focused learners.

Oct 22, 2021

Our Top 5 Resources in September 2021

Each month we publish blogs and newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in September.

Oct 08, 2021

What are Schools Getting Right at the Start of Another Year in COVID Education?

Schools have—for the most part—opened, which has been a monumental lift for districts, schools, and most of all, teachers. I have three kids in school, coached in school districts with tens of thousands of students, and supported programs running in schools across the country. In so many ways I’ve seen how schools, coaches, and teachers have cleared the hurdle of offering an education to students nationwide.

Sep 24, 2021

Top 5 Resources in August 2021

Each month we publish blogs and newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in August.

3 Gifts from the Pandemic

Sep 10, 2021

3 Gifts of Grief from the Pandemic

It has been over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic shut-down school districts nationwide. The U.S. shifted into a state of loss and then grief. Loss of what we thought was stable including income, job security, and daily routines. Loss of over a year’s worth of social plans we had for ourselves including graduation parties, family reunions, and weddings. Plans have been put on hold repeatedly and hearts have felt the heaviness of disappointment non-stop.

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