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Giveaways and Freebies Roundup: Teacher Appreciation Week

There is so much going on in May. This week, we’ve got giveaways, deals, and freebies that celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week.

How Teachers Can Meet the Needs of Students in Tech-Filled Classrooms

While teachers search for ways to utilize the new tools, some experts believe that students need a “more well-rounded education” that goes beyond a technological, test-prep style of learning.

Children's Authors to Participate in Summer Reading Challenge

13 favorite children's authors have come together to promote summer reading by writing original short stories kids can unlock through reading in this year's Scholastic Reading Challenge.

TechCHAT: Using Knovation Tools With Math Teacher Susan Menkel

5th-grade math teacher Susan Menkel offers up her experiences using Knovation solutions.

ASCD Gives Thanks With Free Teacher Resources

ASCD has compiled a list of free professional resources for teachers and is offering individual membership deals in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week.

STEM News Roundup: Making STEM Work

This week in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) news, the push to find how best to utilize STEM education continues. Whether it be government-sponsored summer camps promoting STEM skills or a STEM program designed to represent minorities in the field, the country as a whole continues to try to figure out how to get and keep students interested in STEM.

Educator Explains Why Voxer Strengthens Teaching

Education leader Fred Ende has used the Voxer tool- a free download available from Apple, Google and Windows- for a year and claims the app has strengthened him as an educator as it forces him to reflect on what he says and how he says it while teaching.