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Digital Pathways To Differentiation

Differentiation is often a word that is drilled into our brains early on in our teaching careers.  For myself, I have heard that magic word since I took my first education class in college....

February 21, 2017

Gaming The Classroom Is Not What You Think

"I actually think that Carmen Sandiego is probably the most important video game ever made," says Gabe Zichermann, "principally because it was the first and last time that parents,...

February 16, 2017

Teaching With HeART

All students at King Springs Elementary School attend Art. We are divided into two campuses and I teach our 2nd-5th graders, which is approximately 600 students every 4 days. Our children enjoy...

February 13, 2017

Tritt Elementary's STEM Journey

Tritt Elementary School's STEM journey began six years ago. We use the word journey to describe the changes we’ve seen over the past six years because STEM education is a process which...

January 30, 2017

5+ Ways To Inspire Your Students With A Free Virtual Field Trip

Regardless of geographic home base, time constraints, or budget, every teacher and student has the imagination to explore an unknown place in space or time.  Virtual field trips enable entire...

January 26, 2017

How I Teach 21st Century Skills To 21st Century Kids

At Dunwoody Elementary School, we are always striving to bring real world solutions to real world problems. As the computer science teacher, I take seriously that students come to me for a heaping...

January 23, 2017

My Experience As A PBS Digital Innovator

When I received an email in March that I was selected as the PBS Lead Digital Innovator for Georgia, I was completely shocked and honored to be chosen. As a first year technology coordinator and...

January 5, 2017

Dunwoody Elementary's Road To STEM Certification

Dunwoody Elementary School in DeKalb County is the third elementary school to be Georgia Department of Education STEM Certified. We began our process to become STEM certified in 2011 and became state...

January 3, 2017

Making EdTech Authentic

Once upon a time, learning in English Language Arts meant diagramming sentences, reading volumes of Shakespeare and Milton, and scrawling essays in marbled compositions books. Of course, those old...

December 19, 2016

10 Data Tracking Apps You Can Use In Your Class Tomorrow

Teachers use data on a daily basis to inform instruction, measure student performance, and determine the next day’s lesson. Check out our list of 10 apps that help educators work smarter not...

December 13, 2016

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