Harry Potter and the Forbidden Device

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Device
by Nikki Morrell ·

“Many of the class exchanged gloomy looks; the order ‘devices away’ had never yet been followed by a lesson they … Continue reading »

5 Ways Families Connect with Your Faculty & Staff

5 Ways Families Connect with Your Faculty & Staff
by Randy Vaughn ·

When prospective families are looking for a school, they will no doubt look at your school’s website and likely take a tour … Continue reading »

Pinterest is an Education Marketing Sleeper Network

Pinterest is an Education Marketing Sleeper Network
by Tara Eames ·

Pinterest: the land of endless pins about party appetizers, to-die-for tall boots, and holiday décor. Why would a private school want to … Continue reading »

One Skill that 9 out of 10 Schools Don’t Teach

One Skill that 9 out of 10 Schools Don’t Teach
by Rebekka Goldberg ·

The following video opened my eyes to a new language–computer programming.  Often referred to as coding, mastery of this language is … Continue reading »

Flipping Isn’t Just About Video: A Better Approach to Vocabulary

Flipping Isn’t Just About Video: A Better Approach to Vocabulary
by Robin Neal ·

I would tell you how I used to incorporate vocabulary in my English classes, but I’m betting you already know. Chances are … Continue reading »

Adaptation of the Species: iBooks Author in the Classroom

Adaptation of the Species: iBooks Author in the Classroom
by Nikki Morrell ·

I once overheard a colleague state that textbooks are outdated; that flat images on paper are going the way of the dinosaur—extinct. Okay, so admittedly, that educator was me, and perhaps the statement is a bit premature, as many students do not yet own laptops or tablets. But the revolution is coming! I’ve got my “end of the world as we know it” sign ready to display. Continue reading »

Your iPad Will Replace Your Laptop (but not in the way you think)

Your iPad Will Replace Your Laptop (but not in the way you think)
by Hans Mundahl ·

I’m frequently asked if the iPad can replace a laptop. “Sure the iPad is suitable for younger students,” the argument goes, “but older high schoolers or college students need to do real work.” Continue reading »

Design Thinking: It’s Natural to Be a Bit Confused

Design Thinking: It’s Natural to Be a Bit Confused
by Robin Neal ·

Socratic Ignorance can teach us something about our attitudes toward Design Thinking. Socrates earned his rep for being a wise … Continue reading »

If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them!

If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them!
by Rebekka Goldberg ·

Texting in the halls, at lunch, before school, and after school are regular occurrences, but how many times have you … Continue reading »

It’s a Party- BYOD!

It’s a Party- BYOD!
by Nikki Morrell ·

Every class should be a party. Right?
Well, I know a handful of teachers from my past who wouldn’t say yes to that question and quite a few students who
would shout “yes” from the rooftops if given a chance. Continue reading »