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10 Tips For Launching An Inquiry-Based Classroom

Transforming teaching practices is a long, slow road. But increasingly schools and teachers experiencing success are sharing their ideas online and …

Teaching

Public Scavenger Hunts

Our Museums And Monuments Scavenger Hunt is always one of our most fun events but this Hunt has a special twist...<p>Scavenger Hunt DC's Amazing Race …

Museums

9 Ps for Proactive Knowledge #nt2t https://t.co/PviRCFf5NG

Have Politics Become So Ugly That Educators Are Afraid To Teach Civics?

Schools wary of Clinton versus Trump minefields are avoiding lessons on government—but it’s to the detriment of our kids, say experts.<p>Mock-election student voters at schools across the country might expect to find useful information on the presidential candidates’ policy positions on Scholastic’s …

The Size of Countries in Real Life Versus the Size of Countries on a Map

Maps lie. We all learned this at some point in school, when we realized Greenland wasn’t quite the hulking beast of land mass we thought it was. I …

55 Inspiring Quotes That Show the Power of Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a major factor in our success.<p>Emotional intelligence can be the most potent weapon in our armory. It helps boost our self-awareness, self-control, motivation, empathy, and social skills, all of which help us become much better leaders.<p>Here are 55 quotes to remind us of the …

Lead Now

Sex plays an important part in everyone’s life, and if you are a man, then you can be easily attracted to your colleagues that are women. More power …

Women's News

How Google Impacts The Way Students Think

<b>How Google Impacts The Way Students Think</b><p>It’s always revealing to watch learners research. When trying to understand complex questions often as part …

Google Search

The Art of Building Exceptional Professional Development for First Year Teachers

"No longer do we have one and done PD," says Tara Amsterdam, an Instructional Coach in the Colonial School District in New Castle, Delaware and one …

Education Technology

Research backs up the instinct that walking improves creativity

For centuries, great thinkers have instinctively stepped out the door and begun walking, or at the very least pacing, when they needed to boost creativity. Charles Dickens routinely walked for 30 miles a day, while the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche declared, “All truly great thoughts are …

Creativity

Wikispaces

It’s time to say Farewell…<p>The page you are looking for is no longer available.<p>As stated in our communication in January 2018 and subsequent site …

Course Materials: Media Albums

Create Course Media Albums<p>Create albums to organize photos, videos, and/or audio files for your Course. Photos can be cropped and rotated after you …

Albums

5 Great Uses for Rubrics You'll Wish You'd Thought of First

<i>Think of Schoology's rubrics like clay. Choose a purpose and shape them to suit your needs.</i><p>Rubrics can be very powerful instructional tools for …

Pedagogy

Tuesday Tech Tip: Using Schoology for Formative Assessment (Part 2)

Last week's blog post focused on the first critical learner question with formative assessments: where am I going? Schoology's custom learning …

How Do I Use Portfolios? (Enterprise Only)

<b>Note:</b> Teachers and Students can now export their Schoology Portfolios as .zip files so they can archive their work and continue to access it even if …

How to End and Begin Courses Like a Pro

Have you seen the following message recently? Let's talk about Course Archives, Grading Periods, and how Schoology saves your course materials so you …

Education Technology

Introducing our 2015 Schoology Ambassadors

The Schoology Community Team is excited to announce the beta launch of the Schoology Ambassador Program. Our first “Beta Class” of Ambassadors …

Education Technology

Schoology: A Catalyst for Elevated Teaching and Learning

Five Simple Ways to Turn Your Schoology Course into a Community of Practice

We joined Dr. Bill Brennan and Dr. Alec Couros recently in exploring learning through the eyes of young students. What we saw was kids learn very …

Education Technology

7 Simple Ways to Set Up Your Courses with an LMS

<i>So you have a learning management system (LMS). Now what?</i><p>Your LMS is one of the most powerful tools in your digital learning toolbox. Its wide range …

The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship Infographic

Digital access, commerce, communication, literacy and etiquette… What do these words have in common? Well, for starters, they are all components of …

15 Netiquette Rules for Students

Your students are on the Internet. Help them use it appropriately with these 15 Netiquette Rules.<p>For your convenience, the rules are listed beneath …

The Importance of Digital Citizenship in Social Media

This clip is the perfect segue into incorporating technology devices - iPods, iPhones, iPads, laptops, etc. - into your classroom. Before students …

Digital Citizenship Lesson Plan: Helping Kids Communicate with Teachers

If we want to prepare students to be college and career ready, we have a lot of bases to cover. This includes giving students the tools and …

Schoology Discussions: Care to Chat?

Our #CCSDTech team is in schools pretty much every day of the school year. Part of our main charge is supporting leaders, teachers, and students with …

Schoology Quizzes as Bell Ringers

Written by Linda Ashida<p>A recent visit to Lindsay Bucciarelli's Human Geography class revealed a great way to use Schoology quizzes as a bell-ringer …

The Surprising Simplicity of Schoology Quizzes

Okay. You have your lesson all planned out. A big part of it is, let's say, having a class discussion on the first five chapters of George Orwell's</i> …

Leon Bridges: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

The Art of Cultivating Growth Through Self-Paced Mastery Learning

How do you teach a classroom full of students that all have different needs and learn at different speeds? This was the battle Glen Irvin—a Spanish …

Teaching

Review: GeoGuessr Helps Build Observational and Social Studies Skills

My daughter (she’s seven) sat on one end of our couch, assembling her completed homework into a folder to turn in the next day. I sat on the other …

Nova Scotia