Category Archives: Blog

Special Needs Resource Roundup

Open Educators focuses on sharing education-related resources and supports all of the amazing children with special needs, as well as the families who love them. They have put together this list of Special Needs Resource Roundup for TWA. When sharing resources with educators, Open Educators pull from a variety of trusted websites with reliable content. Although…
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5 Fun Ways to Reinforce Learning During the Summer Months

5 Fun Ways to Reinforce Learning During the Summer Months Summer time means lazy days and fun in the sun. While your kids may be looking forward to time away from school, it’s important to keep their young minds engaged and stimulated during the summer months to prevent learning loss and set them up for…
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Why Special Education Teachers Need More Training

Special education teachers tackle challenges with grace and style and know how to hustle when they need to. They are a unique bunch that doesn't stop at “no,” and are willing to do anything for their students. Trisha Katkin is one who stands out from the bunch! She works endless hours for her students and, lately, she’s been working…
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Incorporating Technology for Effective ELL Curricula

There are several challenges teachers run into when trying to teach ESL students such as a challenging home environment and poor literacy in their native language. Students who don’t have an English speaker in their household and live below the poverty line deal with more challenges than other students. In fact, three million children aged…
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Augmented Reality in Education – A Study

The virtual reality industry is expected to reach $7 billion by 2018 including $2.3 billion in the hardware market and $4.7 billion from software products. By 2020, the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality markets could reach $150 billion in combined revenue. There have been 225 AR and VR venture capitalist investments over the past…
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What should every teacher in the 21st century know and be able to do?

What should every teacher in the 21st century know and be able to do? That’s an interesting question. The original blog post was written by Med Kharbach in Educators Technology and re-posted by Terry Heick, from TeachThought. This blog has been adapted and revised since taking on a life of its own over the last year several years. It's…
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How to Spend Quality Time with Your Children

How to Spend Quality Time with Your Children Spending time with your children is important. The years will go by fast and you’ll soon be saying goodbye to those kids who just yesterday were tiny toddlers. However, it isn’t just important to spend a lot of time with children for sentimental reasons or just hang…
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8 of the BEST Educational App Review Sites UPDATED

Some might wonder why Teachers With Apps would publish a post with live links to what may be considered our competitors, actually this list came out of a post called What Apple is Featuring in the Kids Section. That blog was an expose on the big brands that were presently being featured in the app store. The intention…
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