Viral Hashtag Helps Dozens of Teachers

Social Media Used For Good It’s not often you come across a news headline about social media being used for good. That is why when we heard about the #10featuredteachers campaign, we simply had to share. Keep reading for an uplifting story of one singer’s effort to support low-income schools nationwide. What is the #10featuredteachers…
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EdTech We Love: The “Homework Gap” and Internet on Buses

As an education related web-app, we love when we hear about other organizations doing great work to help our students. Today we’re highlighting a company trying to solve what Jessica Rosenworcel of the FCC calls, “the Homework Gap” (Source). The Homework Gap Whether your a teacher, an administrator, or a parent, you’ve likely noticed the…
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Study Finds That Students Lack Career Confidence

  College Students and Career Fear Gallup and Strada Education Network offers in-depth research into post-secondary education and employment pathways. They recently conducted a survey of more than 32,000 students at 43 randomly selected colleges to better understand how prepared students feel for the job market. The results reveal a troubling truth about the confidence…
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How You Can Be a Champion for Your Students

How You Can Be a Champion for Your Students If you’re a teacher or educator than you’ve likely seen this video of Rita Pierson giving a TED Talk in May 2013. Like her mother and grandmother before her, Rita was involved in education her entire life, serving as a teacher, a counselor, and an assistant…
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5 Tips For a New Substitute

  Ever considered substitute teaching, but don’t have a teaching license? Well now you can give it a shot with Tagg! Tagg is a new web app connecting everyday community members to the classrooms that need them. When you sign up to substitute teach through Tagg, you get access to hundreds of classrooms in your…
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