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Top K-12 Educational Events You Should Attend in 2023

Top K-12 Educational Events You Should Attend in 2023

Meeting old and new contacts within the education space in 2022 was a refreshing change from social distancing. Our Sales Team had energizing conversations with resellers and educators about trending K-12 products and the future of education. We can’t wait to connect with trendsetting K-12 vendors, resellers, and educators in this new year. Are these … Continue reading

Our Top 5 Must-Read Posts of 2022

This year we covered game-changing K12 trends, including the unprecedented ESSER fund investments that promise to improve education across the country. Under the stewardship of K-12 leaders and educators, 2023 promises to be another eye-opening year in digital equity, STEAM, special education, and more as trendsetting educators dedicate themselves to accelerating education post-pandemic. While we … Continue reading

Hilarious Holiday Memes for Teachers

Hilarious Holiday Memes for Teachers

Sometimes you need a little bit of humor to get through your day. Enjoy a laugh or two with these holiday teacher memes that we find amusing. Source:  We are Teachers Source:  Board Teachers Source: Someecards #Truth Source: MemeGenerator.net Enjoying too much holiday cheer Source: California Casualty What’s your go-to resource to manage teacher life? … Continue reading

Making the Grade: Preparing Students for Spring Assessments

Making the Grade: Preparing Students for Spring Assessments

Spring testing is fast approaching. Over the past year, schools nationwide have been implementing evidenced-based initiatives to accelerate post-pandemic learning. Policymakers will use these upcoming state assessments to qualify the effectiveness of these initiatives, making spring assessments feel even more like high stakes testing than ever before. As a teacher, you might already be feeling … 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

Explore the Future of K-12 Esports: Competitive Coding

Explore the Future of K-12 Esports: Competitive Coding

Esports has gained recognition as a legitimate growth opportunity for students since 2018 when the National Federation of State Highschool Associations deemed Esports an official sport (NEA.org). Many competitions are open to students, and several colleges offer Esports scholarships. Now there is another branch in Esports growing in popularity: competitive coding. The mainstream gamification of … Continue reading

Advance STEM Diversity with Culturally Responsive Making

Advance STEM Diversity with Culturally Responsive Making

Compared to other minority groups, Indigenous People still participate in STEM at a lower rate. Contributing factors to this participation rate include lack of funding and the traditional way STEM is taught in K-12 schools and colleges. Making STEM education culturally responsive to Indigenous students makes education personalized, relevant, and accessible, which can help promote … Continue reading

4 Ways to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2022

4 Ways to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2022

While the concept of an Indigenous Peoples’ Day was first proposed in 1977 at a United Nations conference to combat discrimination against Natives, it wasn’t until 2021 that Indigenous Peoples’ Day was officially recognized at the federal level. This day is an opportunity to showcase Native American history and culture and highlight the violence imposed … Continue reading

Celebrate National Literacy Month

Celebrate National Literacy Month

Get your students inspired to read this fall during National Literacy Month, happening all of September. This year we’re celebrating diverse literature that sparks children’s imagination, builds empathy, helps them understand and manage their emotions, and broadens their mindset. Part of National Literacy Month is Banned Books Week, happening September 18 – 24. This year’s … Continue reading