Teaching Students to Create Media Responsibly

| Posted:
Categories:
Media Literacy
| Tags: , , ,
Leave a comment

Today, teaching students to create media is not enough. Students must learn to create media responsibly. What does it mean to create media responsibly? According to Common Sense Media, teaching media literacy helps students to “Create media responsibly (by) Recognizing your own point of view, saying what you want to say how you want to … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month – Banzai

| Posted:
Categories:
Tech Tool of the Month
| Tags: , ,
Leave a comment

Money management matters! September is College Savings Month, and the perfect time to further develop your students’ financial literacy skills. Banzai is a tool that teaches about financial literacy, a 21st Century skill that students are often lacking. We tend to worry about geometry, algebra, and calculus and forget the basics and being financially wise. … read more »


Engaging Students with Scavenger Hunts

| Posted:
Categories:
Classroom Application
| Tags: , , , 1 Comment

You might not know that August 19 is Geocaching Day. Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunt where players use GPS devices to find hidden containers located around the world. Hidden locations vary from easy to find areas to those that are more isolated and involve planning and preparation to access the site. Items found in … read more »


Teaching Tolerance

| Posted:
Categories:
Classroom Application
| Tags: , ,
Leave a comment

On July 26, 1990, George Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law. This act is the first civil rights act passed that specifically addresses the needs of those with disabilities and prohibits discrimination against disabled people in employment, public services, public accommodations, and telecommunications. Several years later, in 1975, Gerald Ford signed … read more »