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9 Great Documentaries for High School Classrooms

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If you want to get your students' attention, show them how an issue affects real people. Whether it's an issue like bullying, racism, poverty, or economics, the topics tackled in these documentaries can open kids' eyes and encour…

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

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Your work is what inspires us to do ours.

10 Great YouTube Channels for Teaching Video Essays

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With more than 7 billion videos on YouTube, it can be challenging to curate what's best for your classroom. But amid all of the frivolous, silly, or even obnoxious content, there are gems to be found. On top of this, some truly u…

ReadWorks in 30 Seconds

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ReadWorks has tons of free resources for ELA teachers, but is it the right tool for your needs? This quick video digs into this popular reading and literacy tool's key features from its library of texts and questions to lesson pl…

Inspire Students to Create Great Cities with SimCity #AppyHour

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SimCity is an always-online, fast-paced, intuitive, and forgiving city simulator that lets kids build (and destroy) single-player cities in multiplayer regions. Students can learn about what makes a great city, city managem…

Teaching Digital Citizenship: Digital Media and Your Brain

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How does digital media try to hook you, and what can you do about it? Watch a digital citizenship lesson in action! See how Shane Wells, eighth grade social studies and AVID teacher at Mira Loma Middle School in California's Juru…

Implementing Digital Citizenship: Jurupa Unified School District

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How do you implement a digital citizenship program across a school district? In 2015, California's Jurupa Unified School District (JUSD) launched the Digital Gateway initiative to put a Chromebook in the hands of every student in…

Implementing Digital Citizenship: Omaha Public Schools

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How do you implement a digital citizenship program across a school district? In 2014, Omaha Public Schools (OPS) made a commitment to focusing on increasing equity and access to learning technology for its students. Alongside new…

Implementing Digital Citizenship: Montgomery County Public Schools

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How do you implement a digital citizenship program across a school district? Hear how Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), a large-scale urban district in Maryland, proactively tackled troubling trends of uncivil online inter…

Teaching Digital Citizenship: Digital Drama Unplugged

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How can you de-escalate digital drama so it doesn't go too far? Watch a digital citizenship lesson in action! See how Carmen Martinez, counselor at Takoma Park Middle School for Maryland's Montgomery County Public Schools, teache…

Teaching Digital Citizenship: Be a Super Digital Citizen

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How can we be upstanders when we see cyberbullying? Watch a digital citizenship lesson in action! See how Erin Solheim, school library media specialist at Walnut Hill Elementary for Omaha Public Schools, Nebraska, teaches fourth …