Making Education Fun: 10 Ways Teachers Use Technology in the Classroom

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Technology is capable of more than improving productivity at work and enhancing global commerce – it’s a powerful tool to help teachers engage their students. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, over 90% of classrooms are equipped with computers and/or internet access. As technology becomes more accessible and mobile, teachers are using it […]

California Casualty Celebrates Those Making a Difference for Students

It’s all about commitment. Like the commitment of Elizabeth Thompson, who may have said it best, “The really good teachers are the ones you remember; they stick with you all your life.” The Oakdale, California teacher is the most recent winner of a California Casualty $2,500 Academic Award. She added, “I teach because I want […]

Hero of the Year Finalists 2014

Vote for the Hero of the Year 2014 Be sure to visit and read through all our Heroes’ pages (see below). Voting is now open and will close on December 30th. The Finalist chosen as Hero of the Year will receive a $10,000 Luxury Vacation. Vote for your favorite now! Phil Arnzen & Austin Smith […]

Phil Arzen / Austin Smith Hero of the Year Finalist 2014

How to Vote for Phil and Austin Voting is now open until December 30th, 2014 for the Hero of the Year. To Vote, simply share this page using one of the buttons above. Be sure to read all our heroes’ stories here. Corporal Phil Arnzen and Deputy Austin Smith are nominated for their bravery, courage, […]