As the old adage commonly attributed to Benjamin Franklin goes, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” This nugget of wisdom especially rings true in education. This is why after the last bell rings and children file out of the halls in retreat for the summer, educators begin prepping lesson plans and district leaders begin searching for […]

For many of us, textbooks were the pivotal source of information during our time in the classroom at school. It was impossible to even think about discussing the course material each day without them. Although textbooks have not been completely phased out, their importance has greatly diminished in recent years. Textbooks are often digital nowadays and computer programs and software […]

Recent research has repeatedly shown us that a hands-on, multi-sensory learning method is the strongest way to reach students and improve overall engagement.  Interactivity in technology is something that is almost expected in today’s world.  We have long since moved past the days of marker whiteboards and overhead projectors.  No longer are teachers required to spend time preparing flash cards […]

“Everyone is a genius.  But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – commonly attributed to Albert Einstein One of Albert Einstein’s most commonly attributed quotes involves the outlandish analogy of a fish climbing a tree to represent the improper merit of one’s intelligence and […]