Teaching the Life Skill of Coding

In the 21st century, teaching the life skill of coding for computers and software has become of utmost importance.  Students are exposed to how computers work every day, and the ability to work with code gets down to the youngest children. Todays top tech...

No More Social Studies Textbooks

There will be no more social studies textbooks for students whose districts have opted to purchase electronic versions to replace outdated texts. Metro Nashville Public Schools and some Middle Tennessee systems have begun the replacement process.  The textbooks were...

Overcoming Obstacles to Computer Science Classes

The need to teach computer programming to kids is becoming more pronounced as schools are overcoming obstacles to computer science classes. Even in the cradle of technology, the San Francisco Bay Area, the ability to nurture the next generation of cyber smart students...

Classroom in the Cloud

A brand new technology initiative has brought the beginnings of having a classroom in the cloud to some schools – the online cloud, that is.  While students are still in classrooms with teachers, more of their interactions and assignments are online, and graded...

Flipped Classrooms Encourage Creative Teaching

Throughout the nation, teachers and students are finding that flipped classrooms encourage creative teaching. Teachers find that they can connect students to resources and use class time to explore ideas in depth.  Also, students enjoy the flexibility of having...