Toeing the Line With Tech Use

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Look around. Most kids don’t think twice about picking up a device. The ubiquity of technology is truly changing our way of life. At Hopkins School, we are…

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I Can Read for Miles and Miles

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Students at Hopkins School are on a mission. This year, as students celebrate the Read Across America program, each page they read earns their classroom one mile of…

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Resolve to Walk the Way of If

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

IF… Let that ruminate for a few minutes; I’ll wait. Is there a more powerful two-letter word in the English language? Just the thought of this simple word…

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Google Night for Parents

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

With so many apps operating across device platforms, it is tough to tell what has grabbed the attention of the rapt user. And when users operate in different…

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Purify! Removing the Tube Temptation

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

YouTube is filled with great, mediocre, and downright deplorable videos covering genres from instructional to entertainment to everything in between. When it comes to educating our children, how…

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From Summer Slide to Summer “Brain Gain:” Making the Most of School Vacation

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

For many teachers “gearing up” for the end of the school year includes signing up for courses and planning other professional learning experiences. Whether this involves graduate seminars,…

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“Gear Up, Not Wind Down”: Strategies for Ending the Year Strong

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

In a recent tweet, HHS Principal Evan Bishop encouraged students and teachers to “gear up, not wind down” as we approach the end of the school year. Indeed,…

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Media Multitasking and Student Learning

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

“[Our brains are] not wired to multitask well… When people think they’re multitasking, they’re actually just switching from one task to another very rapidly. And every time they…

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1:1 Program – The Benefits of a Lease

Friday, February 20, 2015

What option is best for my student? This is a question I am asked every year, so I thought I would shed some light on some of the…

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Time to Back Up Again!

Thursday, February 5, 2015
Hard Drive Image

The most important practice you can develop when using a laptop is backing up your work. Hard drives can fail or become corrupted. If this happens you can…

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