Have a fantastic idea for your class that involves technology, but you and your school don't have the funds? Unfortunately, that's a common problem. Fortunately, several grant opportunities exist! Kajeet, a service that helps students access internet outside of school to complete their homework, provides a list of 99 federal technology funding resources for 2017. This list includes … Continue reading Find Funding for Your Tech Initiatives
How to view questions students struggle with and reply with feedback
Did you know that your students can send you a screenshot of a problem they are struggling with in the Practice mode through our Send to Instructor tool? This tool gives you the ability to see exactly what question students need help with and provide instruction or hints to help them solve the problem. If you … Continue reading How to view questions students struggle with and reply with feedback
20th Century vs. 21st Century: What are major differences in their classrooms?
We all know education has evolved over the years—and it even changes daily! Some of those differences can be hard to notice as you're running through your day-to-day routine in your own classroom. We found this PDF from 21st Century Schools and Canadian Accredited Independent Schools helpful in understanding the changes in approach, pedagogy, and structure … Continue reading 20th Century vs. 21st Century: What are major differences in their classrooms?
VIDEO: What makes Hawkes different? Take two minutes to find out!
Hawkes Learning is a different kind of e-publishing company. We care about the success of students and want to create the best materials to encourage a thorough understanding of the curriculum so students achieve that success. I can go on and on about our materials, but why read about them when you can watch a … Continue reading VIDEO: What makes Hawkes different? Take two minutes to find out!
Accenting the English Class with Technology
“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” – David Warlick Technology in the classroom can daunt even the most seasoned instructor, but most have used PowerPoint … Continue reading Accenting the English Class with Technology
Make Interactive Posters via Google Drawings!
Tech expert and high school teacher Matt Miller explains how to make fun, digital posters using Google Drawings. In his article, "Google Drawings interactive posters (no glue sticks necessary!)," he explains how to start a new digital poster and how to take advantage of all the useful features that don't come with a traditional poster … Continue reading Make Interactive Posters via Google Drawings!