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Sesame Street’s 50 Year Impact on Education

Sesame Street’s 50 Year Impact on Education

It’s been fifty years since Sesame Street started captivating students and educators alike, and ten since the show launched STEM-specific segments. With catchy songs and witty skits, it’s no surprise that children who grew up watching the show credit it as being one of their first teachers. Read on to find out how the show is helping students learn about STEAM and STEAM. Continue reading

Workforce Projections Inform Teaching Trends

Workforce Projections Inform Teaching Trends

According to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report 2018, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is quickly approaching. Over the next three years, the report projects that four technological advances will have a big impact on existing business models and practices. “Ubiquitous high-speed mobile internet; artificial intelligence; widespread adoption of big data analytics; and cloud … Continue reading

How to Reach Educators on Social Media

How to Reach Educators on Social Media

Educators are a niche audience and knowing how to market to them is key. The best medium to reach them is through social media. Educators are using social media to get ideas for lesson plans, hear product reviews, and see product demos. If you aren’t targeting educators on social media, it’s time to get started. … Continue reading

How Cell Phone Usage Impacts Cyberbullying

How Cell Phone Usage Impacts Cyberbullying

Many of us probably assume that when cell phones are allowed in school, cyberbullying is more common. However, according to the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics, this is not the case. A recent data point mentioned that schools who allow cellphones had less reports of cyberbullying. NCES asked principals about the … Continue reading

Computational Thinking: The Skill Set for the Future

Computational Thinking: The Skill Set for the Future

As we mentioned in our previous blog post “What’s Ahead for EdTech in 2019”, schools will be focused on developing students’ computational thinking skills with the help of robotics and coding. What is Computational Thinking? Computational thinking is a problem-solving skill that focuses on critical and logical thinking. It’s about solving problems systematically, then reaching … Continue reading

How Teachers are Using Social Media

How Teachers are Using Social Media

Social media is one of the best ways to reach teachers. Here’s what teachers are talking about and how you can join in on the conversation. Teachers share common goals and challenges and use social media to discuss with each other. They talk about education policy, post curriculum ideas, and show off student projects. If … Continue reading