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7 Teachers & Students On What They’re Excited About For Back to School

Back-to-school jitters and excitement are an annual experience. But fall 2020 was a season unlike any other, and there are still plenty of unknowns as we head into the new school year too. Will our school stay open, or switch back to remote? Will teachers in some states undergo weekly testing?  Ozobot heard from teachers …

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June Educator of the Month: Sheila Slawiak, M.Ed

Who better to help close the CS opportunity gap than a computer scientist turned teacher? A 2021 MA Teacher of the Year Semifinalist and Ozobot Certified Educator, Sheila Slawiak started out with a CS and IT professional career before teaching grades 6–8 for 16 years. Today, she teaches computer science for grades 9-12 and develops …

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CS Standards Made Simple: New Ozobot Blockly Video Lessons

Computer science (CS) standards like CSTA are being adopted by more and more states across the US. For teachers, it can be a challenge to teach new content before they feel prepared. That’s why we created our newest lesson series: Ozobot Blockly Video Lessons! Each lesson contains a full lesson plan, with steps for Direct …

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Five Stories About Engaging All Learners, Anywhere, With Ozobot

In March of 2021, the American Rescue Plan set aside close to $130 billion in K-12 education funding with a wide range of allowable uses, including addressing learning loss as a result of COVID-19. As those funds reach school districts, many administrators face tough decisions about how to prioritize their spending. With an Ozobot STEAM …

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Color Code Card: Celebrate Mothers, Fathers, and All Kinds of Caregivers

Students and their families have been through a lot during the COVID-19 pandemic, so Mother’s Day and Father’s Day this year will provide a great opportunity to celebrate the connection and care of all types of families.  Our new Color Code Card is a quick activity that kid creators of all ages can use to …

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7 of Our Favorite Holiday Lessons from Teachers Like You

As a thank you to the many teachers who have pushed through the toughest year yet, our EDU team just rolled out some new remote-friendly lessons for the winter holidays. But there’s more where that came from! We also want to spotlight some of the inspiring educators in our community, who have created holiday STEAM …

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Learn Anywhere Video Lessons for the Holidays

The elves on our EDU team have been hard at work on this latest installment of our Learn Anywhere lesson series. Below, find ready-to-run, remote-friendly activities celebrating multiple winter traditions–Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa–for all grades (K–12). These lessons are aligned with ISTE, CSTA, and NGSS standards as well as Common Core State Standards for Math. …

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How to Save STEAM During COVID-19 With CARES Act Funds

Districts have had to transition students in and out of the classroom during the 2020-21 school year and equity has prevailed as a top concern with remote and hybrid instruction models.  Even with several viable COVID-19 vaccines on the horizon, there are still many uncertainties when it comes to the immediate future of education, and …

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