This month’s ‘EdTech Temperature Check’ in five questions takes us to the Crossroads of America, Indiana. Meet Susie Highley, veteran middle school educator, media specialist, former science teacher, and tireless advocate for education. A co-founder of edCampIndy, co-author of Teaching 2030 and member of the SFL K12 Advisory Council, Susie is always on the lookout … read more »
We learn through play our entire lives. However, play is crucial for children. Kenneth Ginsburg describes play as essential to development because it contributes to the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being of children and youth. He references an article that asserts play is so important to optimal child development that it has been recognized … read more »
Add interest and dimension to your presentation images using Microsoft PowerPoint. Watch this episode of TechBytes and learn how to create a 3D Pop-Out effect on your images. TechBytes are video tutorials created for the TeachersFirst blog. Come learn with us!
Let’s take an ‘EdTech Temperature Check’ in five questions with Juanita Smith. Mrs. Smith is a veteran educator and long-time proponent of TeachersFirst. A true lifelong learner and skilled teacher with over 27 years of successful middle school classroom experience, Mrs. Smith now serves as an Instructional Coach for Greenville County Schools in Greenville, SC … read more »
This quote expresses a sentiment that resonates with me. We, in education, are change agents. Whether we are classroom teachers guiding learners or ed tech coaches leading teachers to implement technology in the classroom effectively, we must engage and inspire in a way that fosters growth and the desire to change. Students need to … read more »