In November 2015 — when Marley Dias was only 11 years old — her mother, Janice Johnson Dias, asked her a question: “What would you change about 2015?”
Marley’s answer to that question launched an international movement that is bringing much-needed diversity to reading curriculum…
If you have yet to jump on the connected educator bandwagon, don’t worry! Though Connected Educator Month is coming to a close, there are many ways you can stay engaged globally all year long…
The global food crisis is one of the biggest problems facing the world today, and it’s also one of the most complicated, encompassing a wide variety of issues from obesity to endemic food insecurity. And it’s a problem that affects, in one way or another, nearly all of the planet’s 7 billion…
Policy makers, educators, entrepreneurs and even President Obama are pointing out what is becoming more obvious every day: STEM education is critical to success in the digital age, both as an educational imperative and an economic necessity. But as districts adopt their STEM curricula, it is…
Have you ever heard a speaker so amazing and inspiring that you knew your life would never be the same after hearing them talk? That’s what it was like to hear Jennie Magiera’s keynote speech at the 2017 ISTE Conference & Expo.
The Chicago-based educator…
When kids have instant access to unlimited facts, socializing, and entertainment on the internet, how can mere mortals — even if they are awesome teachers — capture their attention and…
You’ve heard it over and over again: Our students need more STEM skills!
Most teachers can tell you, however, that science, math, engineering and technology don’t come naturally to everyone, and an aversion to STEM often gets worse as students get older. Surveys show that by the time…
One indicator of a creative mind is the ability to make connections between seemingly unrelated concepts. Empowering students to combine disparate ideas and create new things lies at the heart of Cathy Hunt’s approach to teaching…