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Right now, your high school seniors are probably stressing out about the difference between the cost of college and the amount of scholarship money they received. If you’re a guidance counselor or a teacher who doesn’t want your students to have to decide between buying books or food, show them these financial aid options, courtesy […]

As if you don’t already have a tough time getting students to read, schools keep banning the books kids actually like. Young adult literature is a frequently challenged genre, probably due to the fact that the teenaged protagonists often act like, you know, teenagers. If you’re passionate about kids being able to access books they […]

40 Quick Tips for Career Happiness and Success – Sickeningly adorable blogger couple Marc and Angel present this great list to offer advice on making sure you are living the dream job you’ve always wanted. Be sure to check out some of their other nauseatingly optimistic musings over at Marc and Angel Hack Life. More […]

If a hard drive crash scares you more than a house fire, you need to back up your data. Pictures, documents, music, all of it could be history. Fortunately, you can back it up safely and cheaply with Mozy. Mozy gives you your first 2GB of data free. To salvage more than that, it costs […]

Instructify’s own Bill Ferris will be presenting Friday morning at this year’s North Carolina Association for Educational Communications and Technology Conference (NCaect). The presentation is called, “How to Boost Students’ Information Literacy,” and will be pretty much what it sounds like. If you’re at the conference, be sure to stop in and say “hi!”

No, not that Apple, this is The Apple – a place for teachers to get together and share online. The Apple is a wonderful resource that I’m sorry I haven’t found before, but there’s no time like the present, I guess. Here, you can get all kinds of useful teaching information including lesson plans, news, […]

Our friends over at Education World have all sorts of resources for educators, so we’re happy to take note of some of the tips and hints they have available. From the website’s Professional Development section there’s a great article by Linda Starr on how to win the grant money you deserve. Whether you are a […]