Social Media for Education


Minecraft: Coming to a School Near You

Although it is considered low-tech compared to today’s computer games, Minecraft has become extremely popular among students in almost every grade level. The 16-bit computer game allows users to build homes, care for livestock and ward off “creepers,” or zombies. Education News reports that the game is now getting a new fan base: educators. In fact, this game, launched in 2011, is now being used in schools across the globe to teach concepts like community planning and environmental stewardship.

WISE App: To Grade or Not to Grade?

Many innovations have taken aspects of teaching into the 21st century, but what about grading? For most teachers, grading takes up a large part of their time that could be spent making class plans or creating a new curriculum. Once tests are graded, it takes even more time to aggregate and analyze the results. Recently […]

Teachers’ Guide to DonorsChoose

Donors Choose has made it easier for teachers in high-need districts to secure the supplies needed to do great projects with their students.

Lisa Nielsen Champions a Unique Brand of Technology Engaged Learning

Lisa Nielsen, “The Innovative Educator” to talk about passion driven learning and teaching students by engaging with their interests and talents.

Tom Barrett Brings the Best Educational Technology to Primary School

Tom Barrett is famous in the UK. for his innovative use of technology in the classroom. Learn about how Tom is helping teachers everywhere innovate education!

Top 5 iPad Apps for U.S. History Class

Checkout what the iPad has to offer for U.S. History teachers with these 5 educational apps that will add dimension to your U.S. History classes.