by Stacey Ryan
Featured in edtech digest on November 2, 2017
Connected educator month just happened, but in reality, the connecting never ends. A 7th-grade math educator shares the tools she uses to stay connected with fellow educators, experts, and her students.
THE Journal's 2017 Readers' Choice Awards are here! Lightspeed was honored with the Platinum Award for Favorite Classroom Audio Distribution/Sound Enhancement System.
When teaching the 21st-century skill of communication, many schools focus on reading and writing, but spoken communication is just as important to students’ success in school and in life. Glossophobia, the fear of public speaking, affects 75% of our population. In some cases, this fear has the power to keep students—or educators—from achieving their goals.
By Robin Glugatch
The essential part of establishing a makerspace is instilling a "maker mindset" with the students and staff. In 2015, I attended a makerspace-focused workshop. Upon my return, I suggested devoting half our library to the makerspace, and our administration didn’t bat an eye.
Part of preparing students for the real world is teaching them to collaborate and problem-solve while working with others in small groups. A seventh-grade math educator shares the tools she uses for student assessments in small groups.