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  • Guest Post: 10 Summer Movies to Broaden Kids’ Perspectives
    The summer box office is known for action-packed hits, beloved remakes, and long-awaited sequels. This year is no exception with Spider-Man: Far from Home, the Lion King, and Toy Story 4 hitting the big screen. Of course summer movies have high entertainment value, but some can also offer valuable opportunities for out-of-school learning. Students benefit from experiences that […]
  • Five Reasons You Should Propose a Session at the 2020 NCCE Conference in Seattle
    Over the last twenty years, I have presented dozens of sessions and workshops at NCCE’s conference in the Pacific Northwest.  Without doubt, proposing, preparing, and delivering presentations and workshops at this conference has improved me as a teacher, learner, and leader!  I invite you to do the same by proposing a session for the 2020 […]
  • E-Rate News: Smallest School District in Idaho Receives Funds to Complete Fiber Project in the St. Joe Valley
    Recently, the Universal Services Administrative Company (USAC) announced the approval of partial funding to provide 100 Mbps fiber internet access to Avery School District in Calder, Idaho through the Universal Services Fund, commonly called ‘E-Rate.” The Universal Service Fund is administered by a nonprofit organization, The Universal Services Administrative Company (USAC), which works on behalf […]
  • Teaching the Science of Light with Minecraft Education Edition
    Cherokee Country School District media specialist Jennifer Lewis developed this science lesson for her first grade students. Watch how they learn the concepts of artificial and natural light, and then use redstone to build circuits in Minecraft: Education Edition. Teach this science lesson in your classroom: Natural and Artificial Light The post Teaching the Science […]