Using Google in the Classroom: Two Simple Tips to Refine Your Search

Oct 13, 2011 by Joseph DuLaney
Learn how using Google in the classroom more effectively saves time and delivers more accurate search results.

10 Big Benefits of Using iPads in Schools

Sep 27, 2011 by Corey Fitzgerald
The iPad is changing how students learn in the 21 stcentury. Learn how using iPads in schools can improve collaborative content creation, data collection, and more.

Still the Write Stuff: Why We Must Continue Teaching Handwriting

Aug 23, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Some argue that teaching handwriting skills is less important than teaching keyboarding skills. However, studies show that learning handwriting skills changes patterns in the brain. Read more.

Tapping the Source: Finding and Using the Innate Student Passion for Learning

Jun 16, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Looking for a way to harness innate student passion to create an optimal learning experience? Try these tips from thought-leader Mark Prensky!

Opening the Classroom Through Online Collaboration: 21st Century Learning Environments

Mar 29, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Read real-life stories of online collaboration in our classrooms and find resources that can help you create a 21 stcentury learning environment.

The Trend to Blend: The Debate Over Online and Blended Learning

Mar 22, 2011 by Terri Zezula
Blended Learning has increased 47% since 2005-06, yet still remains the center of debate. Discover the pros and cons of blended learning, as well as how costs match up to traditional classroom costs.

5 Insights from our Recent Brain Fitness Webinars

Jan 6, 2011 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Five memorable insights from our 2010 Brain Fitness Webinars series, addressing  the brain, reading, and student learning in today’s world.

Why Limit Screen Time? Reasons You Should Limit Screen Time

Nov 18, 2010 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Did you know that time spent in front of a television or video screen has negative physiological effects on the body?  Learn more about the chemical and biological effects of screen time.

You Unplugged: Finding Balance with Extended Reading, Writing and Thinking Time

Sep 9, 2010 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.

Dr. Bill Jenkins discusses how the constant use of the internet affects how our brains and how time “unplugged” from the internet can help our brains learn and focus better.

Video Games: A New Perspective on Learning Content and Skills

Jul 22, 2010 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Today’s digital native students want the interactivity that they experience outside of school—and that includes playing video games for learning. But can they really game their way to new skills?