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How Podcasts Can Improve Literacy in the Classroom

Boost confidence and focus with these free, accessible, and fresh texts.
Teacher Voices: This article is part of a series of from-the-classroom perspectives. I'm going to confess, I did not bring podcasts into my English classroom with any intention of improving my students' literacy skills. The idea came from a more selfish place: My wife and I were enthralled by the first few episodes of Serial, and I wanted to share our excitement for the amazing story with my students. Like almost everybody, they were hooked by the pilot episode and begged me for more. I ... Read more
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What Is COPPA?

Learn what teachers need to know about this important law.
The Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act, more commonly known as COPPA, is a law dealing with how websites, apps, and other online operators collect data and personal information about kids ... Read more
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Coding Tools Girls Will Love

Learn about four apps and websites designed to spark interest in coding.
From Facebook, Twitter, and Google to computer science programs at universities and colleges, women make up a shockingly small percentage of coders and tech professionals. The impact of this cannot be ... Read more
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