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We're thrilled that Connie will be sharing her insight and expertise here on SchoolFamily.com. As a teacher, she has devoted her career to making sure that her young students do very well in school, right from the start. Conn... Read more
Thought this was a neat story written by a mom with a 13 year-old who found her science curriculum about food chains turned into music and video and posted on Youtube. The catchy tunes helped the daughter (and of course her f... Read more
I always enjoy the quirky way Google adapts its logo to tie-in with special holidays and events. Now they're getting school-age kids involved by inviting them to submit doodles around the theme "What I Wish for the World."Unf... Read more
While flipping through the April issue of Wired magazine, the advice column (Dear Mr. Know-It-All), caught my attention as it raises an interesting question about how much you can/should post online of someone else's kids.
Th... Read more
What better way to kick off Internet Safety Week than for our founder, Tim Sullivan, to appear on Fox 25 this morning! You can see what Tim had to say about keeping kids safe online by clicking in the video box below.
I parti... Read more
Last week I wrote a post about UK schools looking at introducing Twitter, blogs, and other web applications into the curriculum. Seems that Story2.oh agrees there's a need for computer instruction for kids as they've launched... Read more
Interesting article out of the UK about schools looking at adding Twitter and Blogs to the curriculum for primary students. The proposal would require:Children to leave primary school familiar with blogging, podcasts, Wikiped... Read more
I've noticed a couple of articles lately (here and here) talking about a four-day school week. In Iowa, the Department of Education turned down the Bondurant-Farrar school district's request for a four-day school week. One of... Read more
"Have you done your homework yet?" is a question asked almost daily by parents across the country. That's changing for parents of students at St. Paul's Hazel Park Middle School Academy.According to this article from StarTrib... Read more
This is a guest post by Cindy Golden from www.omacconsulting.blogspot.com. Cindy is a Special Education Supervisor with the Cherokee County, Georgia School District. She has been in special education for the last 26 years. Ci... Read more