Sat.Jan 11, 2020

Mississippi’s new governor made bold commitments to increasing teacher pay. Could this be a game changer?

The Hechinger Report

When I dropped by Mississippi’s Capitol this week, it looked like move-in day at my college dorm. From the fresh coats of paint, it was apparent that lawmakers were still getting settled in. Expect a ramp-up soon.

Preparing for An Author Visit with Nathan Hale

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

One of the biggest blessings of having an award-winning independent bookshop in your community is having authors and illustrators visit our school as they tour to promote new books.

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5 Practical Strategies to Integrate Game-based Learning in Your Instruction

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The educational potential of integrating games in instruction is well-documented in the pedagogical literature. Several academic studies emphasized the importance of using games with students in.read more

What K–12 School Districts Need to Know About DRaaS

EdTech Magazine

There are countless potential threats to the volumes of data K–12 school districts collect: Almost daily cyberattack attempts. Natural disasters. Human error or system failures. The errors could delay crucial operations such as payroll — or even force schools or districts to temporarily close if there is no way to quickly recover any lost data. It’s important that K–12 IT leaders and other administrators are able to quickly recover any lost information, and a simple backup isn’t enough.

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SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

Educational iPad Apps for Social Studies Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

To those of you asking about social studies apps to use with elementary students, the visual below has you covered. These apps, curated from iTunes App Collections, cover the following themes: read more