Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sanborn Regional School District Wins Nellie Mae Award!

Congratulations to the Sanborn Regional School District on winning the Foundation’s 4th Annual Lawrence W. O’Toole Award! This award is given out each year to an educator, school, district or non-profit that has exhibited great leadership in moving student-centered approaches to learning … Continue reading

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How to Cultivate a Bully-Free Community

Fifth grade student Malcolm Lyon is especially tall for his age and well-spoken. When asked what he loved most about his school, Malcolm answered simply, “No bullying.” This might be surprising given the struggle with bullying that schools face nationwide. … Continue reading

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Science Resource: Water Cycle School from the US Geological Survey

The US Geological Survey (USGS) has a wonderful Web site for teachers to use to learn all about water, the Water Science School (http://water.usgs.gov/edu/).  Science teachers in New Hampshire should know that this resource exists for them to use.

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Guide to Federal Funding of Broadband Projects

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s BroadbandUSA initiative released a guide to key federal programs that offer funding for broadband-related projects. NTIA intends this guide to answer questions from communities on how to access federal funding to support broadband planning, … Continue reading

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15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

According to Code.org, 90 percent of U.S. schools are not teaching any computer science. Eyebrows were raised in 2013 as the U.K. passed a plan to educate every child how to code. In 2014, Barack Obama made history as the … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Get Rid of Education’s Sacred Cows

Education Needs More Questioning Practitioners It used to be that when I attended events with people outside the education tribe and told them what I did for a living, they would smile and say something like, “Education, that’s such an … Continue reading

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State Educational Technology Directors Association Launches New Digital Materials Acquisition Portal

Digital Instructional Materials Acquisition Portal (DMAPS) Launch Webinar Wednesday, October 7, 2015 3:00-4:00 pm ET            RSVP for this FREE event You are invited to join SETDA for the Digital Instructional Materials Acquisition Portal (DMAPS) Launch on October 7, 2015 … Continue reading

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