Let’s Talk About: African Americans and the Vote

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Each year the Association for the Study of African American History (ASALH) announces a theme for Black History Month. The theme serves as a spotlight for historical issues and developments that are important for race relations in America.  ASALH encourages those with interest in black history to use the month of February as a time … read more »


Let’s Talk About: Keeping on Track with Tech

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I was fortunate to attend the 2019 VSTE conference in early December in dual capacities: the Source for Learning is a sponsor for the conference, and I was representing the ISTE Board of Directors. It’s always nice to see what is happening in edtech in various places, and this was no exception. From Micheal Bonner’s … read more »


Let’s Talk About: Ada Lovelace

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This week teachers all over the globe will have students participate in the “Hour Of Code” – an introduction to computer science.  There are many ways to participate, both on and offline.  Participating in coding activities helps students to develop computational thinking.  According to Wikipedia, computational thinking is “a set of problem-solving methods that involve … read more »


Let’s Talk About: National Kindergarten Day

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As I think about National Kindergarten Day coming up on April 21st, I am reminded that many educators have questions about exposing young students to digital tools.  For a long time, educators thought that the use of digital tools in Kindergarten should be limited for a number of reasons. Research now tells us that the … read more »