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10 Reasons to Think Before You Share Photos of Children Online – SULS0153

The photo may seem innocent to you. You may have parents’ permission and be sharing something awesome, beautiful, or even funny, but there’s a dark side to the Internet that every teacher, administrator, and parent should know. Please think before sharing ANY photos of ANY child online.  learn more

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30 Unique Ways To Introduce Yourself to Students This Year

If you’re looking for a new and creative way to introduce yourself to students this year, we’ve got you covered! They range from quick and easy options to some that will take some planning, but they’re all sure to engage your students right from the start.  learn more

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7 Steps to Set up your Classroom Library

There’s a lot to think about!  I mean it has to be inviting and aesthetically pleasing.   Do you go with a theme, a color or just what goes? Then it has to be functional, systematic, and well just super organized. How do you source the books? What furnishing do you put in the space?…  learn more

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Common Sense: Tips & Resources

Get quick and easy teaching strategies for integrating technology into the classroom. Even if you only have a few minutes, you'll find free tips and tools to use with your students or share with colleagues.  learn more

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DIY: 10 tips to secure your accounts with strong passwords

Two decades ago, you had a single password to keep in mind, maybe two. But these days the list of sites and accounts you might want to sign up for is nearly endless. What’s worse is hackers prey on people who reuse passwords, so it’s important to use strong, unique passwords for every site.  learn more

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Flipped Tech Coaching

TECH TIPS FOR K-12 EDUCATORS  Blog Archives  learn more

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Hey teachers -- make it fun

High school science teacher Tyler DeWitt was ecstatic about a lesson plan on bacteria (how cool!) -- and devastated when his students hated it. The problem was the textbook: it was impossible to understand. He delivers a rousing call for science teachers to ditch the jargon and extreme precision, and instead make science sing through…  learn more

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PBL Blog Posts: How-to Tips and Tools

Our exclusive focus is Project Based Learning. Why? Because PBL advances educational equity and empowers youth furthest from opportunity. We believe PBL is transformative for all kids. Through PBL, students engage in learning that is deep, long-lasting, and relevant to the challenges of their lives and the world they will inherit. Our services, tools, and research are designed to…  learn more

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TeachThought: Successful Teachers Do Things Differently

If you ask a student what makes him or her successful in school, you probably won’t hear about some fantastic new book or video lecture series. Most likely you will hear something like, “It was all Mr. Jones. He just never gave up on me.” What students take away from a successful education usually centers…  learn more

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TED's secret to great public speaking

TED Curator Chris Anderson notes that there's no single formula for a great TED or TEDx talk, but there is a secret ingredient that all the best ones have in common – focusing on a single idea. He shares this concept — along with four ways to make it work for you. While not every…  learn more

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The Teacher's Corner: Teacher Tips and Tricks

Teacher Tips We have put together a collection of resources that will help you in your day-to-day classroom operations. There are a variety of topics for any teacher.  learn more