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Shout provides an online arena for teachers and students to connect with environmental experts, collaborate with people around the world, and share ideas.

In the Real World Design Challenge, teams of 3-7 high school students will tackle an aviation problem using the software real engineers use.

BY JASON DON FORSYTHE Looking to harness your student’s creative energy and possible have them win a college scholarship at the same time? Google is once again staging their Doodle 4 Google competition, letting K-12 students across the country take a crack at redesigning the iconic Google logo. We’ve plugged this competition in the past, […]

BY BILL FERRIS All writers need editors. Lots of writers have their own editors inside their heads. Some of these editors enjoy telling writers they’re no good, and that they’re wasting their time. The National Novel Writing Month Young Writers Program lets kids tell that internal editor to shut up so they can get some […]

List of Educational Web 2.0 Apps to Jumpstart Your Productivity – From comes this list of 25 Web 2.0 tools you can use to get more productive. The 25 items are divided into categories including Note Taking, Organization and Homework, so these apps all have students in mind. You’ll find some familiars here, like […]

According to, every school day, 7,000 students drop out. Boost is a campaign by the AdCouncil designed to help encourage teens to make it through and graduate on time. The premise is simple, by sending a “boost,” you’re sending a motivating word via email or text message to encourage a student to stick out […]

Ah, water rocketry, that age old pastime as American as apple pie and baseball. Okay, I kid, but seriously, water rockets are pretty freaking cool. What better way to explore physics than by shooting a plastic bottle high into the stratosphere above a football field? I’ve written about water rockets before, but I recently stumbled […]

The holidays are nearly upon us, and so is all the stress that accompanies them. I don’t just mean the stress from exploding turkey fryers or engaging in hand-to-hand combat with other holiday shoppers. I’m talking about midterms, research papers, and presentations—and you get to grade them! SlideRocket isn’t really going to help you with […]

5 Sources for Free and Legal Images -If you blog or use any sort of photography in your presentations, you might want to start thinking about making sure those photos and images are legal for you to use. If you want to skip that step, try using one of these five sources from The Blog […]

Ah, the science fair: a chance for your brainy students to match their mettle against other students around the county. For me, my only project involved agar, bacteria, and a weak hypothesis. I did find out that my dog’s mouth was just as clean as mine was, much to my chagrin. As stunning as this […]