Why We Need to Have More Critical Conversations About Social and Emotional Learning

Social and emotional learning (SEL) has picked up steam in the past few decades. Recent surveys…

Why Are Some Parents Trying to Take School Library Databases Offline?

In 2018, 650,000 students in Utah lost access to the library database EBSCO for nearly a…

As Fewer Chinese Students Study at American Colleges, Will Indian Students Fill the Gap?

For years, China has been sending the greatest number of international students to the U.S. This…

Introverts Can Be Good Teachers, Too. We Just Need a Moment of Silence.

I have always been an introvert. Don’t get me wrong, I love people, but like most…

How High School Should Change for an Era of AI and Robots

Public high school in America was the product of the time of its invention, which was…

Educators: How Much Is Your Voice Heard in Edtech?

With the edtech landscape home to thousands of products vying for attention, it stands to reason…

The ‘Digital Equity’ Students Need to Learn May Not Come Without Community Outreach

While students around the country are back in school in person this year, the connection between…

Why Did We Stop Hearing About the Teachers Making Millions on Teachers Pay Teachers?

It was 2012, and Kristin Rivera was going through a difficult time. Her husband had lost…

Educators Are Taking Action in AI Education to Make Future-Ready Communities

AI Explorations and Their Practical Use in School Environments is an ISTE initiative funded by General…

‘Press Play’ Isn’t a Teaching Strategy: Why Educators Need New Methods for Video

My first foray into using video in my teaching involved a TV cart wheeled into my…