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7 Dimensions Of Learning To Learn

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5 Ways to Help At Risk Children Succeed

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Episode 130 with Basil Marin on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Basil Marin @basil_marin takes us on a journey to help at risk children with these five steps.

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Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard with Donnie Piercey

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Episode 127 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Donnie Piercey @mrpiercey , co-author of the Google Cardboard Book , shows how we can add simple augmented reality to our classrooms. Sponsor: Owl Eyes.

Critical Knowledge: 4 Domains More Important Than Academics

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The post Critical Knowledge: 4 Domains More Important Than Academics appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Models Terry Heick The Future Of Learning General Veteran Teacher

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

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The newest advantage of being rich in America? Higher grades

The Hechinger Report

Monet Spencer made it into college this year despite becoming homeless when her mother died. She remembers seeing, as a member of her inner-city high school’s marching band, the much better equipment suburban students got. Everyone knows they’re treated differently,” says Spencer.

The Impact of an Educator

A Principal's Reflections

I fondly remember when I was first asked to consider what my future career path might be. Mrs. Williams, my kindergarten teacher, asked the class to draw a picture that articulated what we wanted to be when we grew up. I immediately knew exactly what I was going to draw. That was the easy part.

6 Questions to Consider as You Start the School Year

Tom Murray

It was August of 2000. I was about to enter my very first year teaching fourth grade in Pennsylvania. At 21 years old and a new college degree in hand, I thought I had a clue as to what it would take to be a new teacher.

Searching for the Ability to Think: Training our Kids to Go Past Google

The CoolCatTeacher

5 Ways to Teach Students to Think From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Next week, my tenth graders will have to invent a new way to access the Internet. It doesn’t have to work , mind you, but it does have to include plausible technology.

Join SETDA: Affiliate Memberships Now Accepted

SETDA's Affiliate program connects non-profit education membership organizations with state leaders. SETDA's mission is to build the capacity of education leaders to improve learning through technology policy & practice. Benefits include: SETDA conferences, webinars and news feeds.

Teach Students To Think Irrationally

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Digital Note Taking Strategies That Deepen Student Thinking

MindShift

By Beth Holland. As digital devices become more common in classrooms, teachers and students are discovering that what worked in the analog world may not be as effective in the digital one. Nowhere is this more clear than with note taking, a long-standing and important practice in most classrooms.

The importance of common, shared understandings

Dangerously Irrelevant

I had the chance recently to work with an awesome teacher-led school here in Colorado. Because the school already is pretty amazing, we spent most of our day and a half together fine tuning a few aspects of its work.

List of some great apps for Education for all different projects

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Total Eclipse.A Lasting Memory

Tech Helpful

For the past 2 weeks I have had Bonnie Tyler's song "Total Eclipse of the Heart" running through my head. If you are too young to know the song, that's a shame. But the reason is clear to me why it's become an ear worm.a total eclipse of the sun will happen Monday within 20 miles of my home.

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“I cannot imagine teaching without cloud applications.” – Tomasz Lukawski, Poland

Daily Edventures

Tomasz Lukawski. Head Teacher and Computer Science Teacher. Primary School No.3. Zabki/Warsaw, Poland. Music may seem like an unusual path to computer science, but for principal and classroom teacher Tomasz Lukawski, it proved to be just that. “I I used to be a music teacher,” Lukawski explains.

6 Education Leadership Challenges and How to Address Them

Education Elements

When our team partners with a school district to tackle its toughest education leadership challenges, relationships are built at all levels of the organization. We may encounter superintendents and cabinet staff first, but we tend to find ourselves learning in many nooks and crannies of an organization over time, listening to content area specialists, IT staff, teachers and school leaders, and even attending parent nights or school board meetings. Personalized Learning Leaders School Districts

White collar professionals are not going to like it

Dangerously Irrelevant

Alan Blinder said: American computer programmers have already felt the sting of offshoring. But as of now, accountants, lawyers, editors, radiologists, and the like really have not. So this will be a new experience for them, and it is predictable that they will not like it.

Google Classroom Mobile App

Teacher Tech

Install the Google Classroom App If you are a Google Classroom user and do not have the mobile app you are missing out. The apps do not have all the same features of the browser version, but pretty close. One of the advantages to using Google Classroom is the ability to interact with students anywhere. […]. The post Google Classroom Mobile App appeared first on Teacher Tech. Beginner Classroom Google

5 Ways to Reach Even Resistant Writers with Writer’s Workshop

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 129 with Angela Stockman on the 10-minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Angela Stockman @AngelaStockman gives our writing workshop a makeover.

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High-Achieving, Low-Income Students: Where Elite Colleges Are Falling Short

NPR Learning and Tech

Top students from low-income families make up just 3 percent of enrollment on elite campuses, and a new report says there are lots of things higher ed can do to fix that. Image credit: Maria Fabrizio for NPR

Why Stubborn Myths Like ‘Learning Styles’ Persist

Edsurge

“Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.”. We should learn from experiences, particularly if those experiences show our previous beliefs to be untrue. So why are people so easy to fool when it comes to beliefs about learning? For years, a stream of articles have tried to dispel pervasive but wrong ideas about how people learn, but those ideas still linger.

Microsoft Education Resources - nice collection for Admin, IT, and Teachers

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Google Apps Version History: Stop Making Copies

Teacher Tech

Version History in Docs, Sheets, and Slides An essential feature of G Suite is “Revision history.” ” This has now been updated and renamed to “Version history.” ” It’s a small modification to the name so hopefully, it isn’t too confusing. It is, however, one additional click. Choosing “See version history” allows you to find the revisions […]. The post Google Apps Version History: Stop Making Copies appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Education Procurement Hits Two-Year High in 2nd Quarter of 2017

Marketplace K-12

Of a dozen industries studied, educational services grew fastest for the second quarter of 2017, increasing 6.1 percent compared to the first quarter, Onvia's research showed. The post Education Procurement Hits Two-Year High in 2nd Quarter of 2017 appeared first on Market Brief.

Teachers Teaching Refugee Children via Skype with Koen Timmers

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 132 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Koen Timmers @zelfstudie is a teacher in Belgium. He has founded the Kakuma project where teachers are helping teach in refugee camp via Skype.

Today’s Classrooms Should Be About Flexible Teaching—Not Furniture

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At the end of June a group of passionate, dedicated educators gathered for one of New Jersey’s last EdCamps of the 2017 school year. I bounced around a few sessions but settled into one called “Flexible Furniture.” The idea is that, instead of assigning students in traditional rows of desks, they would have a choice as to where they sit. The conversation was underway when I walked in.

4 Skills Tech Industry Employees Say Today’s Students Need to Succeed

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez From communication to STEM experience, these experts offer tips on future readiness. Classroom Curriculum Leadership Management STEM

Case Study: A “mega” school district negotiates a better deal

Education Superhighway

Prince William County Public Schools (PWCPS) is a massive district. With 95 schools, over 10,000 employees and almost 90,000 students, it is the second largest school district in Virginia and the 36th largest in the nation.

Kiddom Planner: A Highly-effective Tool for your Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

As a teacher, I spend a lot of time preparing lesson plans. Most don’t survive the first five minutes in front of my students but still I go through this preparatory exercise.

The 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform: Digital Learning

Doug Levin

I have been critical of the treatment of technology in both the 2015 and 2016 Education Next back-to-school polls for a variety of reasons. Credit where it is due: the 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform expanded coverage of the topic and, while not perfect, is much improved. Here is what savvy readers should know about this year's findings. Blog Research Insights EdNext equity online learning research school reform

Depth of Knowledge (DOK) in Mathematics

Teacher Tech

Depth of Knowledge in Mathematics Guest Blog Post by Robert Kaplinksy Take a look at the problem below. It’s based on a fourth-grade standard on comparing fractions. Spend a minute or two thinking about it and then continue below. Directions: Using the digits 1-9, no more than one time each, fill in the boxes to […]. The post Depth of Knowledge (DOK) in Mathematics appeared first on Teacher Tech. Blog Entries DOK Math math

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A World Class Education?

The Principal of Change

The term “world class education” has been something that I have heard several times this summer in my travels, and I appreciate so many teachers, schools, and districts setting the bar high for themselves.

AP Computer Science Draws In More Girls, Minorities

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez A new style of teaching the complex topic has enticed a more diverse group of students than ever before. Classroom STEM