Alan November explains how he would use the first five days of school to lay the groundwork for a year of learning that goes far beyond the test.
ClassDojo With the thousands of ed-tech tools available to teachers, it can be difficult to find those that work well and complement teaching strategies. It takes a lot of time to research and integrate, and for teachers in cash-strapped schools, access to some technology is completely out of their reach. Sam Chaudhary and Liam Don, […]
By Katrina Schwartz Most teachers are happy doing their job — helping kids understand and make sense of the world around them. But there’s a growing number of educators who are wading into entrepreneurship, frustrated at the lack of tools they need, and wanting to extend their sphere of influence. As technology becomes more widely […]
The dynamic duo behind ClassDojo, an app used for classroom behavior management, won the top prize — $75,000 — at the innovation challenge at Education Nation today. The young masterminds behind ClassDojo were one of three groups, including Kickboard and TruantToday, who were brought to New York to test their products and pitch it to […]
We can talk all we want about what students should learn in the classroom. But the reality is that most teachers have to balance “academics” with a multitude of other lessons: how to be good students, how to be good citizens, and simply how to behave. Behavior management is actually a significant part of what […]