Understanding student privacy laws is a daunting prospect. In this webinar, privacy expert Linnette Attai (PlayWell) explores California privacy laws, some of the strictest in the country. This webinar will help you to ensure you are compliant with student privacy, no matter what state you are in.
The new school year has arrived. For some, that means a return to familiar faces, routines and resources, for new teachers it can be a nerve-wracking plunge into unknown territory. Find your footing as a budding educator with a few simple guidelines. Establish Clear Rules Set yourself some homework. Put together a clear, comprehensive list […]
In the early 2000s, following the introduction of the No Child Left Behind Act, recess times were reduced by an average of 50 minutes per week in schools across America. The need to prepare students for assessments and testing necessitated an increase in instructional time, cutting into the free periods usually dedicated to playing and […]
As the demographics of America change, it’s becoming increasingly likely that a teacher’s cultural or ethnic background won’t align with that of his or her students. In 2007-08, 83 percent of public school teachers were white, compared with just 56 percent of public school students – and this divide appears to be widening. There is […]
You’ve probably noticed the video game industry taking over the world. Digital games are now ubiquitous: they’re on our laptops, our tablets and cell phones, even on planes. In 2013 over 58% of Americans played video games and it’s predicted that in 2015 worldwide video game market revenue will reach $70.1 billion. While video games […]
One of the best ways to learn and understand volume is visually, and because of that it can sometimes be a hard subject to teach. If your class is struggling, let your students check out and explore ‘Turn the Volume On!’ If you don’t have a computer in class, you can try Melissa Blough’s strategy […]