Digital Learning Day: Recognizing the Power of Technology in Education

Digital Learning is a type of learning that involves the use of technology. Digital Learning Day is the perfect time to celebrate how the use of digital tools can engage students and empower educators. We’ve put together a list of ideas you can use to celebrate:  Technology Based Scavenger Hunt: Plan a scavenger hunt in your school or classroom using […]

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Shark Awareness Day July 14

Sharks… just the word may evoke fear in some. The reality is that one is more likely to be hit by lightning than be attacked by a shark.   There are over 500 species of sharks that play important roles in the balance needed for healthy oceans. Some sharks are at the top of the ocean food web keeping marine […]

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3 Ways Literature Helps in Language Learning

Learning another language is a highly beneficial initiative, especially among young students who are typically still forming cognitively and emotionally. Language experts have even come to determine that learning a language can improve brain function, create academic advantages, and foster compassion. But learning a language isn’t always an easy feat. For many students it can even come off more like […]

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Meeting Students’ Hierarchy of Needs in a Pandemic

As schools across the country are once again facing difficulties with COVID including staff shortages, sickness, and even school closures; it is a good time to remind ourselves of the many needs children have and how we can address those needs. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs reminds us of the critical needs our children must meet before they can be successful […]

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