Technology in the Classroom: Developing Search Skills

Getting teachers to harness technology in the classroom has long been a passion of ours at, and we regularly publish articles explaining to teachers how to use technology in the classroom to enhance their overall academic experiences.

With that noble pursuit in mind, today on, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox, who is a seasoned elementary school educator based on the East Coast, enlightens us on some ways that teachers can use technology in the classroom to help them search the Internet, certainly an increasingly valuable skill in today’s schoolroom.

Janelle encourages teachers to:
  • Teach Students to Check their Sources
  • Teach Students How to Ask the Right Questions
  • And More!

Janelle sums up her article like this: “Developing Internet search skills is an important 21st-century skill. Students must hone their search skills by learning how to identifying their information and cross-checking it with other reliable sources. Students should always keep in mind that anyone can write an article online and it’s up to them to figure out if they are credible source or not.”

Do you think it’s beneficial to educate students on Internet search skills? What do you think are the essential skills students need to develop in order to keep up with 21st century skills? Please share your thoughts, we would love to hear them.

Get a Teaching Job: Cover Letter Tips

When you’re seeking that new (or first) teaching position, you can never underestimate the power of the cover letter.

Recently we outlined several surefire cover letter tips that could possibly land you a teaching job, including:

   Keep your cover letter on target
   Keep your tone conversational
   And more!

What cover letter tips have we missed? Do you have any surefire tips?

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