Curation in the Classroom

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Curation in the classroom is not something new to educators; we curate content all the time for lessons, project resources, future ideas, and more. However, curation is also a valuable tool for students! It is a skill they can use in their classes, personal life, and future careers. Getting started with content curation in the … read more »


Digital Citizenship Week Resources for All Grade Levels

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A digital citizen is “a person who develops the skills and knowledge to effectively use the internet and other digital technology, especially to participate responsibly in social and civic activities.” Dictionary.com Digital Citizenship Week is celebrated annually during the third week of October and encourages reflection upon the use and interactions with technology. October is an excellent … read more »


National Bullying Prevention Month

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month. It is a month-long effort to focus on and raise awareness of the short and long-term negative impacts. The statistics on the prevalence and effects of bullying on our students are frightening. Consider these facts published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS): Nearly 20% of high … read more »


10 Dictionaries That Enhance and Engage Students in Learning

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Noah Webster is broadly considered to be the father of the American dictionary. In his honor, October 12 commemorates National Dictionary Day, his birthdate. This date marks learning and encourages readers to improve vocabulary. Most classrooms now rely on digital dictionaries to look up word meanings. Digital dictionaries are easy to use and provide information … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Microsoft Edge Browser – Part 2

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In Part 1 of this blog, we introduced you to Microsoft Edge and discussed the application of both the SAMR Model and the Triple E Framework to help you integrate Microsoft Edge into your instruction. Today’s post offers detailed instructions for using this tool and shares classroom use ideas. Microsoft Edge:  If you don’t already … read more »