do-something-reading-thumb
06.28.2016
blog

This Disney Channel Star Is Helping Students Make Summer Reading Fun

Author: Rex Leonowicz, DoSomething.org; Photo credit: Keri Goff  Karan Brar has been lighting up the screen since he was only 11. You…

dosomething-thumb
06.20.2016
blog

How to Make a Card for a Child in a Homeless Shelter

Author: Ben Kassoy, Editor-in-chief, DoSomething.org For the 2.5 million kids living in homeless shelters, a birthday doesn’t always mean a…

Washington DC skyline with sun and clouds in the morning showing the Lincoln Memorial the Washington Monument and the Capitol
** Note: Visible grain at 100%, best at smaller sizes
06.03.2016
blog

EdTech on Location: Washington, D.C.

When it comes to experiencing new places, you don’t have to get on a bus or an airplane to get a…

ben-franklin-kite-electricity
05.31.2016
blog

Lesson Plan for National History Day

In honor of National History Day, we’ve created a lesson plan that busts some popular history myths. Separate historical fact from…

BOOST-conference-1170x378
05.25.2016
blog

EdTech Event: BOOST Conference

Earlier this spring I had the opportunity to attend and present a master class at the BOOST Conference in Palm…

Elementary students study on classroom technology.
05.20.2016
blog

EdTech Interview: A Superintendent’s Perspective

In this edition of our EdTech Interview series, we hear from Randy Ziegenfuss, superintendent of Salisbury Township School District, in Pennsylvania. Randy speaks…

callage
05.20.2016
blog

Vote: Top Next Big Thing of 2016!

This year, you saw on the show some amazing, life-changing inventions — from DIY socks that pause your Netflix while…

Planting young tomato seedlings in peat pots on wooden background. Agriculture garden homegrown food vegetables self-sufficient home sustainable household concept.
05.13.2016
blog

Plantable Coffee Cups

Chances are you either love yourself a cup o’ joe every morning, or know plenty of people who do. Whether…

Color shot of a young woman looking through a cardboard a device with which one can experience virtual reality on a mobile phone.
05.09.2016
blog

EdTech Feature: Creating Virtual Reality Videos

Virtual reality has moved into the classroom, with a host of online resources to allow students to watch 360-degree videos. Young people can search…

pedal-baording
05.06.2016
blog

Pedal Boarding

Can you feel it? There’s some serious summer fun right around the corner, and to add to the excitement, a…

1 2 3 67