Category Archives: Blog

Beginners Guide for Teachers to Teach the Art of Blogging

  Beginners Guide for Teachers to Teach the Art of Blogging It is refreshing to see how well respected the branch of student writing is becoming. As more educators see its benefit, they are embracing it and including it in their curriculum. In the early 2000’s, when I first started out blogging with my students,…
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Thomas the Train to the RESCUE ~ Diversity, Gender Equality, & More!

Thomas the Train to the RESCUE ~ Diversity, Gender Equality, & More! Apparently, Mattel approached the United Nations about reinventing an old product, they focused on the UNs' Sustainable Development Goals — the 17 objectives in areas such as poverty, justice, and environmental degradation it aims to achieve by 2030. The toy company went with education,…
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Fun And Interactive Ways To Teach Kids About Jobs And Careers

Fun And Interactive Ways To Teach Kids About Jobs And Careers A national survey found that 15% of American teenagers aged 14 to 18 have no idea what kind of job they want when they finish school. This is especially troublesome considering that there were many categories within the survey, as well as an “Other” option. While…
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EDUCATORS ~ Want to Work Part-Time from Home?

Want to Work Part-Time from Home? Qkids is Hiring and Pays Up to $20 Hourly Looking for a work from home job? Head over to Qkids where they’re seeking college students, school teachers, stay-at-home moms, and all those who have a passion for education to work part-time from home! What is Qkids? Qkids is an interactive, online teaching platform that…
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Mobile Apps Help Boost Inter-Generational Connections

Mobile Apps Help Boost Inter-Generational Connections Long gone are the days that we as parents had to help our children pick up the phone or write a letter or postcard to stay in contact with their grandparents. Today, cell phones and PC’s make communicating significantly easier and is also used extensively for educational purposes in…
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Few words about the EAT (Educational App Talk) Chat

The Facebook group E.A.T. (Educational App Talk) has the special event: EduAppTalk chat every Thursday. The chat features a variety of hosts. A sampling of hosts & participants would include teachers, educators, therapists, parents, developers of educational applications, as well as book authors and more. The co-founder & the leader of this popular education review and resource site is Jayne…
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The Importance of Teaching Kindergarten Kids about the Weather

  [caption id="attachment_79594" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Photo by Jonathan Bowers on Unsplash[/caption] The Importance of Teaching Kindergarten Kids about the Weather Did you know that the USA ranked tenth in 2016 in a list of countries most affected by the extreme weather with subsequent damages amounting to approximately US$ 47.7 billion? This is something hard for kids to…
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Robotics in the K-5 Classroom

  Robotics in the K-5 Classroom   The world of automation I recently had a conversation with a someone outside of education. I asked him what he thought should change with our current education system and his reply was, “When I was in high school, most everyone took auto shop, and learned to tear down…
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