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It's a Fast Paced Technological World. Schools Need to be Ready.

Technology. What does it mean for our schools? What does it mean for our students? The implications that our fast paced world of technology has in our classrooms proves to be a debate that many are still ‘hammering out,’ but what we do know is that our schools should be equipped with the appropriate tools our students need for success. 431 more words


Hacking and Makerspaces in Schools

Why is it that hacking is gaining popularity? Or why do people hack? Hacking, as defined by the Merriam Webster’s Dictionary has several definitions. The definition that seems to have become popularly used is: to manage successfully. 498 more words

Hillary Clinton Caught Between Two Camps On Education

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is caught between two opposing groups. One group consists of the teachers’ unions and the other, the reformists who disagree on issues regarding school choice and teacher accountability. 32 more words

Written Work

Back To School Tax Savings

It’s back to school time! This week has been full of first day pictures, nervousness for both parents and kids, and the first of the last for those seniors! 115 more words


And now... Artstor’s K-12 LibGuides!

After a laborious summer, we’re thrilled to announce our new K-12 LibGuides! These guides will help students, faculty, and school librarians get started–or become experts–using the Artstor Digital Library. 162 more words

Tips & Tools

Welcome, Mr. Reed!

I want to welcome a new teacher to the profession.  I don’t know him.  I don’t even know where he teaches.  But I know he teaches 4th grade, and I’m pretty sure his students are going to have an awesome year. 175 more words


More on 3D Printing in Elementary

The more I watch students with 3D printers, the more I am convinced that every classroom should have one that is actively used. Over a year ago, I wrote about… 579 more words