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Five life hacks for ed tech educators

4/8/2015 Topics: Tools

Educators can always use a few tips and tricks to make their lives and work more efficient. Here are five strategies to make your life easier.


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Infographic: Citizenship in the digital age

10/22/2014 Topics: Digital citizenship

Digital citizenship is not so different from traditional citizenship. We still need to guide students to be kind, respectful and responsible. What’s new is teaching them how to apply these values to the realities of the digital age.

Personalized vs. differentiated vs. individualized learning

8/5/2014 Topics: Personalized learning

Modern classrooms are teeming with students of varying interests, backgrounds, abilities and learning needs. As educators, it’s important to understand the nuanced differences between the terms personalized, differentiated and individualized learning in order to best meet their needs.

3 ways to weave digital citizenship into your curriculum

3/15/2014 Topics: Digital citizenship

In a classroom where students already use technology, it’s a simple matter to incorporate a digital citizenship component into any lesson.

Build an awesome class website with Google Apps


Get parents involved in your classroom – and in their kids’ education – by putting all the information they’ll need on a class website. No web design skills or budget? No problem. Google Apps make the process easy and free.

Create a school makerspace in 3 simple steps

6/21/2014 Topics: Maker movement

Makerspaces can be elaborate learning spaces equipped with sophisticated tools and supplies, but they don’t have to be.