Category Archives: Blog

Really Good Stuff Digital Platform ~ ROCKS

Really Good Stuff Digital Platform ~ ROCKS Designed by Teachers. Loved by Students Really Good Stuff is helping teachers to achieve the most from technology with an excellent supplemental curriculum solution featuring 170-plus educational applications mapped to align with national, state, and Common Core standards. The premise of having a curated list of top-notch digital tools all in one…
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3 Things to Know About the K-12 Buying Cycle for Teaching Materials

3 Things to Know About the K-12 Buying Cycle for Teaching Materials Most district and school purchase decisions are made collaboratively by groups of educators. This means that targeting one job title in a district won't work, even if that specific job title is the one who approves the purchase orders. When it comes to…
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Is Screen Time Rewiring Our Kids’ Brains?

Is Screen Time Rewiring Our Kids' Brains? Childhood has changed. Gone are the days of playing outside until the streetlights come on — as long as homework is done. Childhood in the internet age is often defined by screen time, or the time spent in front of a television, computer or mobile device. On average,…
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5 Hobbies You Should Try Out in 2019

5 Hobbies You Should Try Out in 2019 As 2018 comes swiftly to an end you may wonder what exactly 2019 holds in store. Here are 5 hobbies you should try out in 2019. Perhaps you’re going back to the drawing board, or you’re already thinking of new entries for your New Year’s resolutions list.…
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The 27 Best Free Stock Photo Sites in 2018!

The 27 Best Free Stock Photo Sites in 2018!  Images and visuals are significant assets for teachers, aiding students to comprehend with ease. However, getting high-quality images for commercial or public resources (like e-learning courses) for free should not be a painful struggle. That’s why Amoss Struck is here to help TWA with this year’s…
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Teach to learn… 4 methods to improve learning by teaching

Photo Credit:  Avel Chuklanov, unsplash It's not new. Learning by teaching is a method students have found useful for years. Coaxing your brain to organise your thoughts in a comprehensible manner for your "Student” somehow helps you understand the concept better. So how can you make the most of this method with technology? 1) Not…
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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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