K-12 Funding Basics: Understanding Grants

K-12 Funding Basics: Understanding Grants

With most of a school’s given budget going to fund yearly expenses, grants are vital for schools looking to add in additional tools, resources, and technologies. Grant funding can come from the federal budget, or from a private donor. Grants all come with their own rules and regulations in terms of what the money can be spent on, and what reporting schools may need to provide in return. Continue reading

Tips to keep video lessons fresh

Tips to keep video lessons fresh

  All month long we have been talking about ideas to boost student engagement here on VAR Connection. One simple way to keep students engaged is simply to freshen things up and introduce some change into the classroom. Even though many educators are still teaching remotely, there are still ways to revamp the virtual space … Continue reading

Put Your Dancing Shoes On, It’s Time To Move

Put Your Dancing Shoes On, It’s Time To Move

Last week on the blog we talked about WHY working motion into the school day is so important for students. But HOW can aready busy educators work moving into their jam-packed days without having to rearrange their entire class schedule. The answe may be more straightforward than you think. Here’s 4 ways you can include movement in … Continue reading