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Unlocking Science

Unlocking the Next Level of Science Teaching

I’m not ashamed to admit it — I'm 34, married with three children and I still like to play video games. While the Sega...
ISTE 2017 - San Antonio

Coding, Programming, and Games: Oh, My! #ISTE17

ISTE was a whirlwind of ideas, products, and stories about making and STEAM initiatives that are taking place all over the country. Coding, making,...

Artificial Intelligence and the Future

Building computers with human-like thinking capacity has been a dream of experts for more than 50 years. The term "Artificial Intelligence" (AI) was first...
Goose Chase Scavenger Hunt App

Learning to Love Where You Live and Teach: Using Goose Chase to Explore our...

Each year, the Jackson County Intermediate School District offers first, second, and third-year teachers professional development through the New Teacher Academy. The group meets...
Two people sitting in front of computer

Strong Mentors Improve Student Success

Research shows that strong mentoring systems are critical to the success of all online students. With this in mind, Michigan Virtual University® staff is...

Learning First, Technology Second: How we know if technology is doing its job in...

Did you know that over 77% of the websites and applications created for education have little or no empirical research on how they directly...
Michigan PLAYDATE

Michigan P.L.A.Y.D.A.T.E. (People Learning and Asking Why)

Jennie Magiera will have had an impact on Michigan educators even before she steps on the stage as a keynote speaker for the 2017...

3 Steps to Creating Empowered Leadership in Your School

This post was also a guest post for McGraw-Hill Education. All too often in education – whether that be at a conference, in a professional...
Andy Losik, far left with American Heart Association Christina Meyers, Keith McMasters of NFL Play 60, Rashad Jennings of the New York Giants, and Brian Peters of the Houston Texans

Opportunities Abound in Relationships with Educational Vendors

One late summer evening I was enjoying the company of several other educators who were all presenters at the next day's large edtech conference....
Future Ready Schools

Come Learn About Future Ready Schools at MACUL 2017!

Future Ready SchoolsⓇ (FRS) is a bold effort to maximize digital learning opportunities and help school districts, whether public, private, or charter, move quickly...