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What HLS Teachers Learned at the NETA 2019 Conference

On March 26, HLS teachers went to school! Teachers attended the Nebraska Educational Technology Association conference, an event the HLS teachers were eagerly anticipating. The NETA 2019 conference was held Wednesday, March 27 through Friday, March 29 at the CHI Health Center Omaha. The teachers came away from the conference full of ideas and motivated […]

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5 Sites to Help Your Child Master Keyboarding Skills

Kids practice keyboarding at school, so they don’t need to practice it at home…right? While it may seem like your child gets plenty of practice typing at school, he needs to practice at home, too, if he wants to master the skill. Much like studying for a test, kids learn better if they practice a […]

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Help Your Kids Form Good Technology Habits

One-quarter of 3-year-olds go online daily, according to a study in 2011. You can imagine that the number of young children using the internet has gone up in the past six years. There’s no doubt that our children are increasingly exposed to technology; the question is, how do you, as a parent, help your child […]

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7 Neat Educational Apps Your Kid Will Love

When your child picks up your tablet or phone, make sure you’ve downloaded some safe, fun, and educational apps for him to enjoy. Give your child a range of apps and games to select from, from math apps to video production apps to reading apps so she can keep her mind sharp over the summer. […]

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A Parent’s Guide to Internet Safety for Kids

When it comes to internet safety, it’s not a matter of if your child will run into inappropriate material, but when. Even though kids take to tech like a duck to water, you can never assume that they know how to be safe about the sites they visit or the information they give out. Kids […]

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Introducing STEM: What Is It and Why We Need It

You may have heard of a buzzword in the education community: STEM. Here at Hampton Lutheran School, it’s not just a buzzword; it’s going to help shape our curriculum so we offer students the best education for the world we live in. What is STEM? STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. It’s a […]

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