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Tech/21st Century Skills

Tech/21st Century Skills
Grit: It’s Not Just for Students

No single character trait alone determines the success of a teacher. A broad and complex set of skills is needed to be effective, especially...
Tinkering & Makerspace: Provide Time to Explore and Experiment in the Classroom

The idea of “learning by doing” is hardly new. For decades, educators have witnessed the power of engaging children in learning through hands-on experiences....
Put Your 'Thinking' Caps On!

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Laureen Reynolds Watch Find out how easy it can be to teach critical thinking, an important skill that goes beyond rote memorization...
Picture This: Enhancing Visualization & Visual Memory Development

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Shannon Samulski Watch Join Shannon to hear about the importance of visualization and visual memory - and how language, imaginative play, and...
Modeling Grit: Developing Educator Perseverance Skills

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Jim Grant Watch One of the best ways we can teach our students grit and perseverance is by demonstrating it ourselves. Join SDE...
5 Great Tech Tricks Every Teacher Should Know

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Dedra Stafford Watch Blow the dust off your imagination and come discover how to add spark to your lessons with technology! Dedra...
SMART Board® Use in the Classroom

The SMART® Board has become an integral part of the culture of education. Every day, it is being used by millions of teachers and...
Using Guided Drawing to Motivate

Today, more attention than ever is being focused on early childhood development and the need for young children to have the experiences essential to...
Webinar: Ignite a Passion for Learning by Tinkering! (Gr. K-5)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Lori Elliott, Ed.D. Watch Getting your students excited about discovering their own passions makes learning personal! Join Technology Integration Specialist Dr. Lori...
Your iPad Classroom: 6 Mistakes to Avoid

Every day you seem to hear or read about a school or district that’s buying iPads for the classroom. This alone is an astonishing...

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Music & Movement expert Jack Hartmann speaks to his artistic direction to create engaging musical learning experiences for children.
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Popular Articles

Can Tweeting Really Improve Instruction

It’s hard to believe Twitter has only been around since 2006. It quickly has become a hugely popular online networking tool for sharing ideas...
The Universal Struggle with Classroom Organization

Every teacher struggles with organization from time to time and the ch...
Technology and the Common Core: No Longer an Option, But a Necessity

What does the Common Core have to say about technology? A lot more tha...