Technology has put vast amounts of information at students’ fingertips. But, does this mean that they effectively consume it? And where does this leave teachers? As the leading event for technology in education, ISTE 2015 is a great forum to explore these questions and gain insight into what the answers may be.
Leaving a Lasting Impression After the Final Bell Rings
Schools across the country are in varying stages of closing out the school year. Leave a lasting impression on your students by using this time to make sure they are reflecting on their own progress and taking ownership of their academic goals.
Controversy in the Classroom
What to do when a student, out of genuine interest, brings up a controversial topic you would have rather avoided? Controversy simply means people have varying opinions, which is healthy and is how progress is made in society. Harnessing it can help teach students valuable interpersonal and conative skills.
Using NaNoWriMo in the Classroom
November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. It’s grown from a celebration of creative writing into a national writing marathon. For most, the goal is to write a 50,000-word novel within the 30 days of November. Here’s how to get your students engaged.