Whatever you’re doing this summer —please, let yourself heal. I know it’s hard, considering what’s happening in the world. For me, teaching is healing.
Education is awash with efforts to personalize learning. But what does it mean for a company to personalize its support for the teachers who use its product?
Captivate your classroom with these teaching “playlists” which are a series of themed blended resources you can use for the diverse students in your class. Explore each playlist by subject, or access the entire collection. Social Studies: The Problem With Prosperity Our world is more interconnected than ever before but globalization has vast economic, political and social […]
We know students are more accustomed to smartphones than laptops. Now they can access their assignments, skill-based reports, and feedback from the iOS app.
I’ve witnessed students on the autism spectrum struggle to recognize emotions and acknowledge non-verbal cues from others. These social emotional skills…
Check out these newly curated resources for grades 6–8. Explore each playlist by subject, or access the entire collection of 6-8th grade resources here. Social Studies: Outbreak! Welcome to the dark side of the Silk Road. Examine how interregional interactions led to the spread of the Black Death. Science: A Lap Around the Gene Pool Your genes hold the code to […]
From earthquakes to conversion tables, we’ve put together these teaching resources specifically for 3rd-5th grade classrooms. Instructional Playlists to Shake Things Up is a collection of themed teaching resources for all grades. You can explore each playlist by subject below, or access the entire collection here. Social Studies: Breaking the Border This playlist provides a comprehensive look […]
Summertime is a crucial period of rest for students, but as educators we know minds should stay active to retain the year’s learning and ensure brains “stay in shape” till back to school season. So how do we balance giving our students time to recharge, while keeping them academically engaged? The key is to provide […]
I am no stranger to educational technology. As a teacher for ten years, I was an evangelist for using technology in the classroom. I was an early adopter of Google Docs (and eventually Google Apps for Education) as well as an LMS that harnessed the power of online socializing and put it to use by […]
Differentiation: the word that makes teachers quake in their shoes thinking about all the extra work they’ll have to do.
Like any good playlist, this one has been carefully arranged for K-2 classrooms, with your needs in mind. Check out each playlist by subject or click here to access the full collection. SCIENCE: It’s Alive! (Or Is It?) Our world is comprised of both living and non-living things. In this playlist, students learn how to tell the difference. […]
Many teachers don’t feel fully equipped to meet their students’ growing emotional needs. These resources address body positivity, bullying, depression, and more. We organized them by the developmental needs of specific age groups, spanning K-12. Click here to browse Mental Health Awareness Resources Happy social emotional learning! By: Eboni Hogan, Content Specialist P.S. Want more? Sign […]
Dear mom, It is appropriate that these celebrations are days away from each other — every mom is a teacher, really, and the National Center for Education Statistics estimates 76% of teachers are women. You’ve played both roles with passion and grace throughout my life, so it’s no coincidence that both Sara and I ended up in teaching. […]
As technology continues to find its way into the classroom at a rapid pace, valid concerns from teachers continue to surface. Will educator responsibilities and/or impact be minimized? Will teachers no longer be needed? What parts of the job might be enhanced via technology? In fact, these questions have been raised by educators since the […]
If you’re done with standardized testing, your students are on the final stretch. Here are 3 ways Kiddom can help you end the year on a high note.