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Why Schools Should Be Increasing Their Cyber Security

Despite the various challenges the education sector faces, cybersecurity needs to be a priority. Attacks are no less frequent and severe in the field. They have been gaining ground in prevalence due to the number of breaches reported in both schools and higher education. According to data from the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center, schools andContinue reading “Why Schools Should Be Increasing Their Cyber Security”

What is Blended Learning?

Blended learning is a type of training that has become a common component of many learning leaders’ efforts. It’s also a great way to introduce new ideas and improve the educational experience for adults and children alike. A blended learning approach can help you meet the diverse learning needs of your students. It can helpContinue reading “What is Blended Learning?”

Finding the Right Tutor for Your Child

In addition to being a part of every grade, tutoring has become a prevalent part of the academic landscape. Many schools and communities have tutoring centers, and some students and teachers offer one-on-one assistance. But finding a suitable tutor for your child can be challenging. Many parents are turning to tutors as a solution forContinue reading “Finding the Right Tutor for Your Child”

Using EdTech to Support Healthy Habits in Kids and Teens

Image Source Tech advancements are inherently meant to make life easier for us. It’s only when we abuse it or become obsessed with it that it can become a toxin to our health. In today’s age, however, young students are becoming more engrossed with technology — toeing the line between obsession and general interest inContinue reading “Using EdTech to Support Healthy Habits in Kids and Teens”

6 Best Side Gigs for Teachers

Image Source After a rough economic year in 2022, and things not looking like they are going to turn around soon as we head into 2023, I thought many of you could appreciate a few ideas like these! I’ve been working a bunch side gigs myself for going on 15 years now. Good luck andContinue reading “6 Best Side Gigs for Teachers”

9 Tech-Friendly Hobby Ideas for High School Students That’ll Help Their Career Prospects

  Hobbies and interests are great additions to your resume. They provide potential employers with a fair idea about your personality and help them understand whether you’re the right fit for the position you are applying for.  Hobbies increase your chances of employability by demonstrating your passion and dedication. They help you become more adaptableContinue reading “9 Tech-Friendly Hobby Ideas for High School Students That’ll Help Their Career Prospects”

Should School Attendance Be Rewarded?

It’s that time of year again when schools give out prizes for various achievements, such as sporting success. However, there is one award they should not be giving out that is not just wrong but also harmful. Over the past decade, the number of attendance awards has increased. These prizes can range from certificates andContinue reading “Should School Attendance Be Rewarded?”

How Technology Can Motivate Students to Learn

There are many ways to improve motivation when it comes to teaching, especially when it comes to using technology. But if you are willing to try some of the more effective ways of using technology, this could be an excellent opportunity to expand your knowledge about teaching. Aside from being educational tools, tablets, interactive whiteboards,Continue reading “How Technology Can Motivate Students to Learn”

How to Build a Classroom of Community and Belongingness When Teaching Virtually

The last few years have changed all of our lives—and education is no different. While most traditional classrooms have gone back to teaching in person, it’s clear that virtual teaching methods will continue to have a big role to play. Whether it’s dealing with illness, teaching across the world, or even making sure that studentsContinue reading “How to Build a Classroom of Community and Belongingness When Teaching Virtually”

How EdTech Can Encourage Healthy and Professional Social Media Use in Teens

Image Source: Pexels Today’s teens have never known a world without social media. It’s an established – and growing – part of everyday life, from the professional to the personal. While teens are pretty savvy regarding social media use, it can be a slippery slope if they aren’t educated on how to use it correctly and safely. It’sContinue reading “How EdTech Can Encourage Healthy and Professional Social Media Use in Teens”