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June 27, 2017
Ed Tech

Using Social Media in Your Lesson Plans

Using social media is not only a way to engage our students – these online channels can be helpful tools for research, collaboration, and interactivity. Here are some great ideas for incorporating social media in your lesson plans.

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June 23, 2017
Experiential Learning

Authentic Learning: Teaching for “Real Life”

As educators, our mission is to help prepare young minds not only for college, but also for life – in the real world. Here is a discussion of the trend toward “authentic learning,” with some concrete ideas for incorporating experiential and vocational learning into lesson plans for Math, History, English, Biology, Chemistry, and Geography.

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June 19, 2017
Trending Topics

Inspiring Our Kids to Unplug

Could your children – or your class – go without their cell phones for a week? How about a day? Would the benefits of a “screen-free” existence outweigh the pain and anguish? Here are some good reasons to take a break from tech, and some tips to help your children – or your students – accomplish it.

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June 16, 2017
Influencers, Innovators and Inspiration

The 13 Best Lines from Graduation Speeches

Whether or not your graduation speaker delivered inspiration and words to live by, we think you’ll enjoy this wildly diverse grouping of our most favorite graduation speech lines ever.

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June 12, 2017
Fun & Informative

7 Fun and Educational Summer Activities for Teachers

Here’s 7 of the best ways to give yourself a break this summer, while also generating new and productive ideas to take back to the classroom with you in the fall.