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Tricks to Help Students Beat Writer’s Block

Tricks to Help Students Beat Writer’s Block

Creative writing can build better English and Language Arts skills, but creative writing is a different beast. If students are uncertain how to start writing, they’ll face what all writers, even professional writers, dread – writer’s block. Here are six activities to inspire their writing. When reading a book, poem, short story, or other lesson, … Continue reading

How to use Assistive Tech to Unleash Creative Writing

How to use Assistive Tech to Unleash Creative Writing

Writer’s block may not be the biggest writing challenge students need to overcome. For some students, writing mechanics, including handwriting, typing, or grammar, are hindering students from expressing their creative ideas. When you think of ways to help students become better writers, assistive tech probably doesn’t make it on your list, but it should. Assistive … Continue reading

Teach K12 Novel Writing: Where to Start

Teach K12 Novel Writing: Where to Start

November is National Novel Writing month, making it the perfect time to teach a unit on creative writing.  Fictional narrative is unique from academic writing, leaving students confused about how to approach creative writing. Check out this infographic for tips and inspiration to help your students write their best draft yet. Infographic text: Free-flow writing … Continue reading

How Schools Can Advance Accessibility and Equity (3-minute read)

How Schools Can Advance Accessibility and Equity (3-minute read)

Pandemic learning showcased the state of accessibility and education equity across the U.S. Advancing education for all students starts with reevaluating what inclusive education means at your school. How to reevaluate inclusive education To advance accessibility and promote education equity, one assistive technology specialist believes teachers should reevaluate these 3 inclusive education myths: Myth 1: … Continue reading

K-12 Assistive Tech Highlight: IPEVO Document Cameras

K-12 Assistive Tech Highlight: IPEVO Document Cameras

Assistive technology eliminates unnecessary hurdles for students with disabilities and improves their learning experiences and outcomes. Document cameras are one powerful tool that can bring learning materials front and center and in focus to improve educational outcomes in special education classrooms. Today we’re highlighting IPEVO document cameras because IPEVO watches how teachers use document cameras … Continue reading

Meet the Panelists of Education 4.0

Meet the Panelists of Education 4.0

The Education 4.0 Virtual Conference is only a week away! If you’ve been curious to get to know our panelists a bit more, now is your chance! Be sure to stop by our virtual event on July 22 and 23 to hear them speak, and connect with them on all things Education 4.0.  Amie Souder– … Continue reading

Meet the players of Education 4.0

Meet the players of Education 4.0

Ready to meet the players of Education 4.0? If you are interested in learning more about these vendors be sure to visit their booth at the Education 4.0 Virtual event! Adobe: Creativity for All Kids today live and breathe technology. Adobe can help you develop media-rich coursework to keep them engaged. But more importantly, Adobe … Continue reading

The Benefits of Creating a Flexible Classroom

WHAT IS A FLEXIBLE CLASSROOM? Flexibility is hard to define in the classroom setting. Are we referring to the colors on the wall? The lighting? The seating? The way students interact with teachers? The real definition is a combination of all of these things, which makes it difficult to determine how flexible classrooms affect student … Continue reading