It can be hard to talk with your students when terrible things occur, like following the recent tragedy in the Parkland, Florida community. But as a teacher, you have the power to empathize with your students about what they are feeling and try to help them cope with the uncertainty. Check out headlines that touch on this and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up.
It’s safe to say we’re in the midst of a digital education age! What does that mean for schools and districts? While increased access to technology and online learning software opens up a new world of possibilities, it also leads to a lot of questions regarding quality and effectiveness. Fortunately, as educators seek providers and partners they can trust, the highly respected International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has elevated and contributed to the conversation by establishing the ISTE Seal of Alignment program.
For over three quarters of a century, children have been learning to read with the colorful, whimsical, rhyming world of Dr. Seuss. His nonsense words; bright, curly illustrations; and beloved characters capture the hearts of both children and adults who read his books. In celebration of all things reading, including Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2 and Read Across America Day (also celebrated on March 2), check out our FREE National Reading Month Topical Resource Packet. In it, you’ll find free downloadable resources like Fact Sheets, Activity Sheets, and ThinkIts to share with your class from EducationCity, our online teaching and learning program.
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