Articles about teaching


Teaching Digital Citizenship to Various Age Groups - The Tech Edvocate

Last updated: 02/20/2018

As you begin to find new and exciting ways of teaching digital citizenship, you may end up getting caught up in the possibilities and forget to consider the children’s age group.

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Helping Kids Thrive in a Digital World - The Tech Edvocate

Last updated: 02/20/2018

Do you ever feel like your kids spend too much time on their tablets, phones, and other electronic devices? Statistics show that children between the ages of eight and eighteen spe

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How To Talk With Kids About Terrible Things

Last updated: 02/19/2018

For the more than 3,000 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Wednesday's mass shooting was terrifying and life-changing. But what of the tens of millions of other chil

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Teaching Teens to Handle Tragedies Before They Happen | Edutopia

Last updated: 02/19/2018

As a teenager, I experienced two of America’s most shocking tragedies: Columbine and 9/11. When those events happened, everything stopped. In high school, teachers took a break f

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To foster a love of art in children, we must teach it at primary school

Last updated: 02/15/2018

It’s no secret that arts subjects are increasingly being deprioritised in many schools, and that there’s a fall in the number of pupils taking arts subjects at GCSE. Yet the ar

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Empowering Students to Understand and Advocate for Their Own Learning Differences

Last updated: 02/14/2018

We often ask teachers, coaches, principals and district leaders about their “why” and about those one or two children who drive their work in education. More often than not, ed

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Shadow a Student: Reinventing the School Experience | Getting Smart

Last updated: 02/13/2018

Everyone knows the story of the Three Little Pigs, right? While we sympathize with the pigs, in his hilarious book The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, Jon Scieszka shows the s

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Why Ineffective Teachers Shouldn’t Be Hired as Administrators - The Edvocate

Last updated: 02/12/2018

For classroom teachers, there are only a few ways to move up the career ladder. One such way is by transitioning into administration. By going back to school and earning a degree i

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Finding Your Teacher Voice

Last updated: 02/11/2018

In your last post,3 Tips to Support a Reflective Teaching Practice, you shared tools that can support teachers with their reflection process. Reflection becomes even more valuable

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3 EdTech Companies That Are Transforming Education - The Edvocate

Last updated: 02/11/2018

Technology has greatly impacted the way we do things—from how we shop for basic necessities to how we conduct business with people around the world. It’s no wonder that technol

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