National Bullying Prevention Month

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October in National Bullying Prevention Month. As all educators know, bullying is a central topic in schools, so no better time to address the issue of bullying than over the next few weeks! We’ve found some amazing, free resources, created by educators like you, that help students understand what bullying is and how to prevent… Read more »

Tech Tuesday: 10 interactive sites for virtual field trips

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Time to spruce up your classroom field trips with some virtual suggestions from Christopher Mitchell. Virtual field trips provide students with opportunities they may not get to experience otherwise. Where else can you “take a trip” to see Sistine Chapel, the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, or the African grasslands — all in one day? These… Read more »

Tech Tuesday: 4 great internet safety instructables

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The World Wide Web is a wonderful resource, but it has its hazards for kids. Shopkeeper Christopher Mitchell recommends these four internet safety instructables to help your students learn how to use the internet safely. When introducing the concept of internet safety, check out these four amazing websites to help with lesson planning: Iggey and Rasper’s… Read more »

Links for your students on your website

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When you send students to the computer station and expect them to work independently you might run into a few glitches from time to time. This tip from Washburn’s Room will help to make this process as smooth as possible! We all work so hard to implement our learning stations into our classrooms. The computer station… Read more »

Tech Tuesday: Incorporating technology in the classroom

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Looking for suggestions of websites and activities for your classroom to incorporate more technology? Teacherof20 shares some of her recent finds. One of the main differences occurring in education besides increased accountability is the way we implement technology in our classrooms. At a recent staff meeting we were told that test scores will need to reflect… Read more »

Tech Tuesday: Cyber safety and cyberbullying

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Keeping our students safe when they are online is as important as keeping them safe on the playground. Sweet Integrations…With a Taste of Technology shares her insights and tips for how to teach your students about cyber safety and cyberbullying, which is an important unit that needs to be taught in all schools and at all grade levels. I… Read more »

Modeling classroom rules

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We have heard time and time again that establishing routines, expectations and rules at the start of the school year is one of the best ways to encourage good behavior in class throughout the year. Today we share tips from two of our shopkeepers on how to create, communicate and enforce classroom expectations throughout the year…. Read more »