Building a Culturally Sensitive Remote Classroom

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Teachers and students were thrust into remote learning situations with little to no preparation at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Many instructional programs were able to carry over the  relationships and routines established in the physical classroom to the online environment. Teachers worldwide worked to keep the connections established in face-to-face experiences in … read more »


Celebrate Bill of Rights Day December 15th!

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December 15 is Bill of Rights Day! Students should be aware of what the Bill of Rights is and how it applies to their lives. What better way to make that happen than to celebrate this day in your classroom?!  There are many resources available to teachers to celebrate this day. The Bill of Rights … read more »


Don’t Forget the T in STEM!

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Technology – the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society, and the environment, drawing upon such subjects as industrial arts, engineering, applied science, and pure science. Dictionary.com  December brings several notable dates related to technology, making it an excellent time to reflect upon … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Tynker (Part 2)

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In Part 1 of this blog, we introduced you to Tynker and discussed the application of both the SAMR Model and the Triple E Framework to help you integrate Tynker into your instruction. Today’s post offers detailed instructions about how to use this tool and also shares classroom use ideas by subject. Tynker: To begin … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Tynker (Part 1)

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Tynker is an engaging tool for students to use to learn the basics of coding. The tool is available as a website or mobile app, and while the features differ slightly between the two versions, they both offer a powerful coding tool with curriculum lessons and activities. The app version offers Tynker Junior, designed for … read more »