Unlocking the Power of ISTELive: Why Teachers Should Attend This Year’s Conference

As a passionate educator, I can attest to the incredible impact that professional development has on our teaching practice. This year, one event stands out as a must-attend for teachers seeking to stay at the forefront of educational innovation – the ISTELive conference. In this blog post, I will share my perspective as a teacher […]

Staying Ahead of the Curve: Keeping Up with Tech Trends in Education Over Summer Break

As a dedicated classroom teacher, you understand the importance of staying up to date with the latest advancements in educational technology. Embracing technology can enhance your teaching practices, engage students, and prepare them for the ever-evolving digital world. While summer break is a time to recharge and rejuvenate, it also presents an opportunity to stay […]

Join the Amazon Future Engineer (AFE) Teacher Ambassadors Program!

As the demand for computer science education continues to grow, there has never been a better time as a teacher to pursue professional knowledge in the area. Whether you are an experienced teacher looking to take things to the next level and teach computer science or someone who has more recently played with the idea […]

Explore Literacy with Adobe Express

In today’s digital age, literacy skills encompass much more than just reading and writing. With the widespread use of social media and other online platforms, visual literacy is also becoming increasingly important. Adobe Express is a user-friendly photo editing app that can be used in the classroom to help students develop both their visual and […]

Reimagining the Role of Real-Time Data Collection with Technology

As technology continues to revolutionize the way we live, work, and learn, it is important for educators and students to harness its potential to improve learning outcomes. Data has proven to be one of the most powerful tools in achieving this, as it provides valuable insights into student performance and helps teachers tailor their instruction […]

Exploring Careers in STEM with Experts

Exploring careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) with experts can be an exciting and informative way for students to learn about the various career paths available to them in these fields. Career day at school has never looked more exciting than today! Students as early as elementary school can gain insights into daily […]

Build Background Knowledge with Virtual Field Trips

I once heard a teacher say “My students are more than their circumstance, they are the opportunities I expose them to.” Virtual field trips are an exceptional way to take students beyond the four walls of the school building to the adventures of the Great Wall of China.    Virtual field trips are a great […]

The Power of Social Emotional Learning and Computer Science

Perseverance, resilience, self-management, and confidence are all traits many teachers promote in hopes that students will develop into critical thinkers and proactive problem-solvers. Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is most effective when applied through real-world, interactive, and engaging opportunities, rather than in isolation. SEL is fundamental to personal and academic development. For example, students persevere as […]