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Thanksgiving: Thankful for our Team

Thanksgiving: Thankful for our Team

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year.  The Thanksgiving holiday is always a great celebration with the “4 F’s” — Family, Friends, Food, and Football.  For years we’ve had a long tradition of a Turkey Bowl—played in the mud on a field in Seattle with a...

DALI Superintendents Summit: Intentionality in Tech

DALI Superintendents Summit: Intentionality in Tech

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend and present at the District Administration Leadership Institute’s Superintendents Summit hosted in Tucson. This was my first DALI presentation, so I was really looking forward to the event, and I was not disappointed. I was...

Disruptive Tech Integration for Meaningful Learning

Disruptive Tech Integration for Meaningful Learning

When Learning.com first published “In Pursuit of Disruptive Tech Integration for Meaningful Learning” in 2019, none of us had any inkling of the enormous disruption lurking just around the corner. While the COVID-19 pandemic was certainly not an edtech innovation, it...

5 Qualities to Look for in Keyboarding Programs for Students

5 Qualities to Look for in Keyboarding Programs for Students

Keyboarding has become a crucial skill for students. It is used regularly for the completion of school assignments, recreation and will eventually be required for job hunting and careers. Being able to type effectively and efficiently will help the student to be more...

Why Teaching Information Literacy is Essential

Why Teaching Information Literacy is Essential

Fake News. Media Bias. Disinformation. Polarization. Post-truth. These are all terms which have seen increasing use over the past several years. Digital communications have the power to provide tremendous opportunities for improvements in the lives of billions of...

7 Statistics About Cyberbullying

7 Statistics About Cyberbullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and October 18-22 is Digital Citizenship Week. Given how much time students spend online, the need to be taught how to recognize cyberbullying, and how to address it when they see it. Here are seven statistics to help you...

Computational Thinking: Beyond Problem Solving

Computational Thinking: Beyond Problem Solving

While it’s often celebrated as a powerful tool for problem-solving, and as a foundation for coding, computational thinking is actually much more. There are four key types of computational thinking: Decomposition. Break the problem down into smaller, more manageable...

How to Teach Students to Code: 5 Tips from Experts

How to Teach Students to Code: 5 Tips from Experts

In our increasingly digitized world, many emerging careers rely more and more on technical computer skills, including coding. This means coding is becoming a crucial part of a future-ready curriculum for students. Besides creating a knowledge base for future learning,...