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[Written by | 25 Oct 2014]

Many adults often fail to understand the impact bullying has on a child’s life. In this free online event, explore tactics for recognizing and identifying instances of bullying, and learn effective strategies to prevent and rein in bullying.
  

You’ll Learn How To…

Clearly define the types of bullying, and cyber bullying
Identify the three most common forms of bullying
Implement effective strategies for bullying prevention

Click here for more information, and free event registration.
This free event is brought to you by i-SAFE.

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[Written by | 23 Oct 2014]

Increasing homework completion and engaging today’s digital students can be challenging. If you want to improve information retention and increase student achievement, all while teaching your students important 21st Century skills, you’ve found the perfect Premium Resource.
SimpleK12 is thrilled to present to you this FREE printable project and we hope it will bring new life to your classroom.
Design Your Own Crypt

In this FREE Premium Resource lesson plan, students will use a digital application to create a model floor plan of a crypt based on information of ancient burial practices.

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[Written by | 22 Oct 2014]

Are you interested in using Google Apps and Tools in your classroom, but you’re not sure where to start? Join us at our upcoming free online event as our renowned experts share their favorite tips and tricks for integrating Google into your classroom.
  
You’ll Learn How to…

Use Google Docs to thoughtfully incorporate digital writing into the curriculum.
Efficiently manage workflow between teachers and students using Google.
Use Google Forms to create surveys, process checks, formative assessments, contact logs, exit tickets, and …

[Written by | 21 Oct 2014]

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This Guest Post is brought to us by Tracy Collins, author of the educational blog Essay Universe. For more information on Tracy, please see her bio below.
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Using Technologies to Teach Writing (Part 2)
This is the second part of the article on useful technologies to teach writing. In the previous post we have listed the sites and tools that help to boost writing efficiency, …

[Written by | 17 Oct 2014]

Increasing homework completion and engaging today’s digital students can be challenging. If you want to improve information retention and increase student achievement, all while teaching your students important 21st Century skills, you’ve found the perfect Premium Resource.
SimpleK12 is thrilled to present to you this FREE printable project and we hope it will bring new life to your classroom.
Tell a Roller Coaster Digital Story

In this FREE Premium Resource lesson plan, students will create a digital story of representative images that explain how roller coasters work, from the beginning of the ride …