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. […]
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.
One of the toughest things about working with high school students, especially those on the autism spectrum (as parents and teachers…
The executive functions are a set of processes that all have to do with managing oneself and one’s resources in order to achieve a goal. How Kiddom helps…
With the goal of helping school leaders reflect and refine their practices, we’ve distilled our learning into 3 model profiles — and 2 not-so-great ones.