Heather Myers

Why Social And Emotional Learning Is Important Year-Round (Plus, An Ozobot Activity To Integrate!)

There is a new phrase gaining steam (see what we did there?) in the educator community: social and emotional learning (SEL). SEL is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. Although […]

Street Art Meets Audiovisual Installation: An Interview with Artist and Engineer Philipp Frank

Street art, also known as “graffiti,” has a history dating way back to the Stone Age, but really started to become a worldwide phenomenon in 1949–with the invention of the aerosol spray can. Fast forward to the early 90’s when twenty-something, Philipp Frank, started to discover his passion for graffiti writing. Little did he know, […]

How Teachers Can Balance Diverse Learners in a Packed Classroom

As classroom sizes grow, teachers are contending with more learning styles and abilities in one room. This is especially prevalent in elementary schools, where students are sorted based on age rather than knowledge level. This creates classroom management problems, where teachers are left trying to challenge high-performers while making sure struggling students keep up. How […]