6 Tips to Cut Costs When Implementing a School Technology Plan

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Editor’s note:  This is a guest post written by Rachel Land Nystrom. A self-described “education policy junkie,” Rachel loves to combine the research skills she honed while earning an M.S. in Education Policy with her technical writing chops to help others interpret and understand what’s new in the education market.  Schools are constantly asked to do…

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Bring Discovery Learning to Your Classroom with These 5 Ideas

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Are you looking for ways to get students to take ownership of their learning? When students do their own research, ask critical questions, and form conclusions on their own, they strengthen their problem-solving skills. This technique, known as Discovery Learning, has been especially effective with students with special needs. However, you can incorporate Discovery Learning…

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Teaching Speech and Language Using Showbie

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Editor’s note:  This is a guest post written by educator Lucy Burnett about how she and her colleagues are teaching speech and language skills through Showbie. Since 2013, teachers and students at Flakefleet Primary School have used Showbie to share work and open lines of communication in the classroom.  My colleagues and I have found…

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