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Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month (and Dyslexia Awareness Month) — a time to reflect on, and increase awareness about, the millions of learners who have specific learning disabilities, learning differences, or learning disorders. It’s a time to share...

Tips for Fake News Lesson Planning

Tips for Fake News Lesson Planning

Fake news is everywhere and it's causing very real problems – from interfering with political elections to undermining public health. Nearly 80% of United States consumers report having seen fake news related to Covid-19, according to research by Statista. More...

What’s New in Kami  | September 2022

What’s New in Kami | September 2022

See the latest releases and changes we’ve rolled out this month.Happy September, Kami-ly! Find out what’s new in Kami this month — plus all the exciting updates that we’re planning to release over the next few weeks. “Open with Kami” Button in Google Docs, Slides, and...

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What’s New in Kami  | September 2022

What’s New in Kami | September 2022

See the latest releases and changes we’ve rolled out this month.Happy September, Kami-ly! Find out what’s new in Kami this month — plus all the exciting updates that we’re planning to release over the next few weeks. “Open with Kami” Button in Google Docs, Slides, and...

What’s New in Kami | August 2022

What’s New in Kami | August 2022

See the latest releases we’ve rolled out to improve top features, streamline workflows and support accessibility.Introducing Kami’s new look Hey Kami-ly! You may have noticed that Kami’s looking a bit different lately. It’s no secret that we’re growing up (fast), so...

What’s New in Kami | April 2022

What’s New in Kami | April 2022

See the latest releases and changes we’ve rolled out this monthAssessment Mode for Canvas and Schoology Create, hold, and manage assessments like never before with Kami’s Assessment Mode. This new feature lets you set up Kami assignments with a due date, live timer,...

Kami in your classroom

Classroom Setup Ideas for Teachers

Classroom Setup Ideas for Teachers

New school year, new classroom, sure! But why not, new semester, new classroom? There’s never a bad time to refresh and redesign your learning environment for the best social, emotional, and academic results. When looking at your space and classroom decor, ask...

Setting Classroom Expectations | Social Contract Template

Setting Classroom Expectations | Social Contract Template

The classroom is a safe space to explore new ideas, be creative, and express yourself – but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t come with certain behavior expectations. It might sound counter-intuitive, but by expecting positive behavior from your students, you’re also...

Professional development

Kami Connect 2022: The Round-up

Kami Connect 2022: The Round-up

Check out this year’s Kami Connect speaker sessions, blogs, and resources!Let’s give it up for another absolute smash hit of an experience! 👏👏👏 Kami Connect 2022 has certainly been one for the record book with some of the most thrilling keynote and speakers yet. And...

Boosting Accessibility and Inclusion with Kami

Boosting Accessibility and Inclusion with Kami

Kami Connect Speaker Sessions | Michelle ManningSomething I love about Kami is the fact that simply by using its most basic tools, you’re making your lessons that much more accessible and inclusive for all students in your lessons. This is so important for providing...

The Power of Project-based Learning

The Power of Project-based Learning

Kami Connect Speaker Sessions | Steve MartinezI know that Project-based Learning (PBL) might not be new to all, but for some, it’s a relatively new concept that can seem pretty foreign. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be – that’s why my two main goals for this piece...

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Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month (and Dyslexia Awareness Month) — a time to reflect on, and increase awareness about, the millions of learners who have specific learning disabilities, learning differences, or learning disorders. It’s a time to share...

Celebrating World Teachers’ Day

Celebrating World Teachers’ Day

Whether you knew it or not, October 5th is set aside each year to celebrate World Teachers’ Day. Also known as International Teachers’ Day, it’s been around since 1994 after the UNESCO Recommendation acknowledging the responsibilities of teachers.First celebrated in...

The Jewish New Year: From Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur

The Jewish New Year: From Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur

Blog written by Rabbi Jonathon Simons. A Jewish studies teacher from the UK. He is teaching coding and robotics to primary school children and is CEO of his own company Code Inventorz. Literally translated as “Head of the Year,” Rosh Hashanah lasts for two days and...

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The Teaching Crisis: A pandemic we need to talk about

The Teaching Crisis: A pandemic we need to talk about

This article was created in response to the Kami Teacher Wellbeing 2022 Report. Find the full analysis and survey results here.“These kids are doomed”, isn’t something you want to hear when enquiring about the current state of education, but it is the opinion of high...

Digital Citizenship for Kids

Digital Citizenship for Kids

Let's dive into what digital citizenship is and why it's so important to teach in the classroom!Basically, digital citizenship is about teaching young people how to act responsibly online. In today’s digital age, students have a heap of information at their...

Teaching Digital Citizenship

Teaching Digital Citizenship

People are spending more time online than ever before. Social networking with friends; learning and working remotely; completing everyday tasks like shopping, banking, and paying the bills. We are inextricably linked with our devices – and so are our students. The...