The SPARK Movement—a movement by and for girls aged 13–22—is aiming to put women on the map. The “Women on the Map” project works inside Google’s freeField Trip app to pinpoint locations connected to great women from history.
Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of
digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM
resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned
to the most in 2018.
One of the most powerful moments in my 22 years of teaching occurred on the last day of the school year.
During the first week of school, my students in rural Pennsylvania played a game via Skype with a group of students in a rural Kenyan village. During that call, they learned of a bridge in the village so dangerous that many children were not able to go to school because of it. Over the course of the school year, the children in Kenya taught my students how to garden. In exchange, my students designed and fundraised to replace that bridge.
OnEducation, by OnPodcastMedia, is a podcast about “teachers, teaching, and everything in between.” The hosts are two educators—one a language teacher in the US, the other a computer science teacher in Canada—who talk with world-class educators, take questions, and tell listeners what’s new in educational technology.