Closing the Gap in Computer Science By Building Confidence

According to the National Science Foundation, women make up half of the total U.S. college-educated workforce, but only 29 percent of the...

5 Ways to Get Your Class to Explore the Outdoors

It is early spring here in Atlanta. Parker, a 3-year-old in my Garden Club points up at the trees and says, “All the trees know it is...

10 Ways to Integrate Art into Your Classroom

My name is Mary Goldthwaite-Gagne and I am the Visual and Performing Arts department leader at ConVal High School where I have taught since...

Using Pinkalicious & Peterrific to Encourage Kindness

Cards are sold for almost all life events such as birthdays, weddings, retirements, love, graduation, illness, loss of a loved one,...

Strategies to Create a Community in Your Classroom

The Arthur theme song says it all: “You can learn to work and play and get along with each other.” Building a classroom community is a...

Celebrating Earth Day with a Gardening Focus

It’s Earth Day today, and we will do our part! Around the world, on April 22, people often celebrate Earth Day by planting trees, picking...

Five Steps For Integrating Computer Science in the Classroom

In celebration of Computer Science Education Week, (Dec. 3-9), we’re offering classroom-friendly tips and resources that you can use to...

PBS Digital Innovators Take Students Across Miles and Time Zones: The Egg Drop Challenge

Traveling to Educational Inspiration This past summer, we had the pleasure of traveling San Antonio, TX, as PBS Digital Innovators for our...

War Games: Gamifying the Vietnam War and teaching 'The Things They Carried'

Intro and Setting the Stage Bishop McNamara High School (BMHS) in Forestville, MD, sits just across the highway from Andrews Air Force...

Cultivating Good Neighbor Skills

Won’t you be our neighbor?! Teachers, join us for this three part series where we explore Social Emotional Learning “Core...

Inspiring Young Scientists Through STEAM Education

Our world changes every day, and with that, our teaching practice does to: there is always more to learn as a STEAM (Science, Technology,...

Empowering Young Media Consumers & Creators

The world is saturated with information--all types of media, with millions of varying messages. Not only are your students consuming the...

Brain in the Cooler

If I had a nickel for every time I have been told as a teacher that I must keep my students engaged, I could probably retire. Student...

Remove Labels and Redefine Student Success

Students learn differently, are motivated by different things, and are not one size fits all cogs in the wheel of school. It is not our job...

Who Tells Your Story?

“Let me tell you what I wish I'd known When I was young and dreamed of glory You have no control: Who lives Who dies Who tells your...

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