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If you’re still not convinced about the positive power games can have beyond their entertainment value, we’ve got some data for you—courtesy of the 14th annual Games for Change (G4C) Festival. The G4C17 Festival was recently held at the Parsons …

From the G4C17 Festival: 10 Studies to Silence the Skeptics Read More »

As an educator with Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) for nearly 14 years, I have experience teaching both third and fourth grade. In my current position as a Student and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow (STAT) educator, I provide professional development (PD) …

Implementing Professional Development that Sets Teachers and Students Up for Success Read More »

Ellen Dorr, director of digital learning for the Renton School District in Washington, recently presented a well-attended webinar on empowering teacher leaders. In this 60-minute session, she explores how using technology intentionally and innovatively leads to greater equity and achievement …

The best digital tool is even better in the hands of a great teacher Read More »

Picture a typical American grade school classroom with 35 students. You will see advanced learners, several recent immigrants, and a child who has just moved from another state in the middle of the school year—all of them individuals with different …

The time is right for digital inclusion Read More »

Summer is good for many things: spending time with family, traveling, and for kids, taking a break from classes. But while students may take time off, their teachers are preparing for the upcoming school year—because learning never stops. And it …

Learning for the Future: Beyond the Textbook Read More »