Classroom Setup Ideas for Teachers

Classroom Setup Ideas

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 yourself three questions: Is this helping my students learn? Is this minimizing distractions? […]

The Jewish New Year: From Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur

Celebrating 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 starts on the first day of Tishrei, which is […]

Recursos en español para estudiantes | Biblioteca en Kami

Recursos en Espanol

Looking for this in English? Check it out here. Blog de Stacey Roshan (@buddyxo), educadora, autora, oradora principal y consultora de educación innovadora y tecnología educativa. Como digo en Tech with Heart, “una herramienta es solo una herramienta hasta que es parte de una solución”. Edtech es transformador, especialmente cuando los maestros integran estas herramientas de […]

Spanish Resources for Students | Kami Library

Spanish Resources for Students

Buscas esto en espaňol, lo puedes encontra aqui. Blog by Stacey Roshan (@buddyxo), educator, author, keynote speaker, and edtech & innovative teaching consultant. As I say in Tech with Heart, “A tool is only a tool until it’s part of a solution.” Edtech is transformative, especially when teachers creatively and meaningfully integrate these tools into the design of […]

Celebrando la Herencia Hispana

Celebrando la Herencia Hispana

Looking for this in English? Check it out here. Cada año, queremos reconocer los logros y las contribuciones de los hispanoamericanos que han inspirado a otros a alcanzar el éxito. Siempre se celebra del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre. La Bandera Oficial del Pueblo Hispano (código abierto) En los EE. UU. y en […]

Setting Classroom Expectations | Social Contract Template

Classroom Expectations

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 ensuring you keep your classroom as that haven you work hard every day to […]

Get To Know You Games | Fun Icebreaker Games For New Students Of All Ages

Get to Know You Games

Holy last-minute-lesson-plan, Batman! The first week of school is upon us! While you’re introducing your shiny new curriculum for the new school year, why not help students get to know each other (and you) in your class and break the ice. Kami’s Icebreaker games are a fun way to spend the first day of school […]

Classroom Rules | Social contract template for your classroom

Classroom Rules

You probably know all too well: students don’t always come to class willing and ready to listen to your every command. Maybe they need a snack or a nap, or even a hug (don’t we all). That’s why establishing fair and agreed-upon class rules is the perfect hack for classroom management and student behavior. Having […]

Back-to-School with Kami and Wacom

Graphic showing Kami dashboard and using the drawing tool

With more technology in the classroom, learning is becoming more dynamic and interactive. Students can collaborate in new ways, show their learning in ways that work for them, and feedback is more personalized and effective. We’ve pulled together four ways you can use Kami and Wacom in your classroom this Back-to-School season to level-up learning […]

Back-to-School: Making the Perfect First Impression

Making the Perfect First Impression

Feeling a little nervous about the first day of the new school year is totally normal. Many teachers, no matter how experienced, feel anxious about greeting their new students, having their awesome resources prepared, and getting back into the swing of things. It all starts with making a great first impression because research shows that […]

5 Activities for the First Day of School

5 Activities for the First Day of School

The beginning of the school year can be overwhelming for all those involved. To make life a little easier for yourself (and help beat those first-day jitters), why not make a lesson plan before school starts and include some fun activities for you and your new students. Stuck for ideas? Get some quick inspo from […]

What is Al-Hijra?

What is Al-Hijra?

During the Islamic New Year, Al-Hijra, Muslims reflect on the journey that Muhammad made from Mecca to Medina in 622 CE to flee persecution and set up the first Islamic state. The word “Al-Hijra” means migration. After arriving in Medina, Muhammad founded the first community founded on Islamic principles. For this reason, it is considered […]