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Should You Add a Digital Assistant to Your Classroom?
posted by: Melissa | November 29, 2018, 03:15 pm   

Google Home and Amazon Echo burst onto the market four years ago. While some predicted that these devices would be yet another technological fad, they have proven their staying power as well as their reach. As they penetrate deeper and deeper into the market place, some are asking if these devices have a place in the classroom.

 
Teaching About the Holidays in Public Schools
posted by: Melissa | November 27, 2018, 10:01 am   

This guest post by Peter Siegel first appeared on Edutopia on October 13, 2016


Years ago, following a holiday concert I had just conducted at a small Vermont elementary school, a parent approached me with a complaint. “Christmas is the reason for the season,” he said. “So why can’t you sing about Jesus?” Public school teachers know that the answer is tied up in the U.S. Constitution, but the question did prompt me to ask myself a question that I still ponder today. Why do so many teachers find it hard to teach academically and meaningfully about all the holidays in a public school setting?

 
Weekly News Round-Up for November 16th
posted by: Melissa | November 16, 2018, 10:37 am   

Each week, KANAAE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, Nazi salutes, social studies changes, the effects of black teachers and more!

 
Weekly News Round-Up for November 9th
posted by: Melissa | November 09, 2018, 01:50 pm   

Each week, KANAAE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, election results, teacher – student fights, Halloween costumes and more!

 
Remembering the Armistice
posted by: Melissa | November 07, 2018, 11:31 am   

Schools across the country will be closed on Monday November 12 or hold special ceremonies to recognize Veterans Day. While Veterans Day is an annual solemn day of remembrance, this year it holds special significance. November 11, 2018 marks not only the national holiday, but also the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the bloody war “to end all wars” that led to the holiday’s creation in its original name, Armistice Day.

 
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