Teaching Students Digital Organization Skills

by Elizabeth Dobler
A teacher, Mike, recently told me about a student who was ready to submit an assignment but couldn’t remember where he had digitally saved it, so he completely recreated the assignment. Yikes!
Technology provides us with vast ways to …

Adult Coloring Page – Flowers

Adult coloring pages offer a fun and relaxing activity for moms, teachers, older kids, and teens! Print this one featuring a small floral pattern. Give it as a Mother’s Day gift or Teacher…

Adult Coloring Page – Rosettes

Adult coloring pages offer a fun and relaxing activity for moms, teachers, older kids, and teens! Print this one featuring a large floral pattern. Give it as a Mother’s Day gift or Teacher…

Eureka! 5 Easy Ways to Grow Kids’ STEM Skills at Home

Eureka! 5 Easy Ways to Grow Kids’ STEM Skills at Home
STEM — yikes! Science, technology, engineering, and math (the “STEM” subjects) are important areas of learning for any student — but they sure…

Printable Pet Care Chart for Kids

Encourage kids to help take care of your family’s pet! Type in the date, chore descriptions, and names on this interactive printable pet care chart.

Literacy in the Disciplines

by Diane Lapp and Thomas DeVere Wolsey
We want to tell you about an exciting project we’ve been working on that connects experts in various disciplines with teachers and literacy professors. We believe that when great minds meet, wonderful …

Literacy Beat’s Influencer Series

The bloggers at Literacy Beat have begun a series of posts to introduce leaders in the field of technology and literacy, such as Kathy Shrock and Don Leu. Visit Literacy Beat to learn more or to suggest an influencer for …

8 Great Children’s Books About Autism

8 Great Children’s Books About Autism
About 1 in 68 children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to the CDC, so your family probably knows someone with autism. Help your child learn…

Use Boolify to Improve Online Searches

by Elizabeth Dobler
I have always had trouble grasping the concept of Boolean logic (the use of the words “and,” “not,” “or,” along with +, -, and <>) when searching online. Since I use Google when I want to find information …

6 April Fools’ Day Pranks to Play on Your Kids

6 April Fools’ Day Pranks to Play on Your Kids
We love playing silly (and harmless!) pranks on our kids on April Fools’ Day! Check out our favorite Pinterest-inspired April Fools’ jokes to play on…

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