Apps To Develop Critical Thinking Skills

Apps To Develop Critical Thinking Skills

As Educators we recognize the importance of developing strong critical thinking skills for our students. Once developed students are better equipped to problem solve, communicate,…

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Social Emotional Learning Activities

Social Emotional Learning Activities

The transition from a traditional classroom to remote learning has been no easy feat. Yet, despite the challenges, teachers across the country, and within our…

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Adobe Spark Quick Start Guides

Adobe Spark Quick Start Guides

When you’re starting off getting familiar with the Adobe Spark tools, it might feel a bit overwhelming. There are so many possibilities and ideas to…

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Book Creator & Adobe Spark: A Powerful App-Smash

Book Creator & Adobe Spark: A Powerful App-Smash

Book Creator has made quite a name for itself amongst educators with its simple yet powerful interface to allow even the youngest of students to…

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NETA 2019 Reflections

NETA 2019 Reflections

2019 NETA Reflections This year, 35 Westside teachers and administrators joined over 2,000 others at the 2019 NETA conference. This year also marks my last…

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The Dual Mandate of Technology

The Dual Mandate of Technology

By Matt Lee, Ph.D. and Paul Lindgren, Ph.D. Note: This article first appeared in the November issue of the NETA Newsletter. Stay with me here……

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A Cautionary Tale of the Woolly Mammoth

A Cautionary Tale of the Woolly Mammoth

Note: This article first appeared in the September issue fo the NETA newsletter. During the last great ice age, woolly mammoths roamed the earth. These giant…

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Top Tips from the Great Plains Google Summit 2018

Top Tips from the Great Plains Google Summit 2018

    On July 12 and 13, Westside staff had the opportunity to attend the Great Plains Google Summit in Lincoln, Nebraska. These teachers were…

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