Meditations on Thankfulness

Education Elements

Within the course of a few days of the challenge I discovered that just sitting and breathing doesn’t work for me – I have one of those brains that doesn’t turn off. Education Elements LeadersLately I have been meditating. It is only somewhat by choice – we are doing a company-wide meditation challenge and I am usually up for competitions, especially when they get me out of my comfort zone.

Are teachers truly ‘shifting away from the Station Rotation model?’

The Christensen Institute

Late last year, we published a blog post on new evolutions on top of the Station Rotation blended-learning models that we’d been hearing about from educators on our Blended Learning Universe (BLU). Our friends at Education Elements didn’t agree fully with the way we characterized these shifts. Q: We noted that there are educators moving away from the Station Rotation models. Q: As we wrote about, some educators may be tweaking or changing their classroom models.

‘Where We Went Wrong’ Atlanta Educators Reflect on ‘Failed’ Tech Implementation

Edsurge

Five years into a massive transition to a personalized learning model, Educators at Fulton County School District in Georgia are scratching their heads wondering where they went wrong. Through a special-purpose local option sales tax , the district hoped to raise over $200 million to add 65,000 devices in schools by 2017. Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning Strategies

SMATH: How to Turn 2 Subjects Into 1 Super-Class

Edsurge

As educators, we always encourage our students to work together; we promise them two heads are better than one. Of course, combining classes is easier said than done. They both worked with Education Elements to make smath a reality. . Education Technology School Models Learning StrategiesBut with so much happening in our individual classrooms, we teachers often don’t take our own good advice. Last year at.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

(National) Education Politics. US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos launched a “rethink schools” tour. That’s not the story that DeVos wants to tell, of course.). ” “What DeVos Got Wrong in Her Speech on the ’ Dear Colleague’ Letter ,” Scott Schneider writes in The Chronicle of Higher Education. State and Local) Education Politics. Immigration and Education. Education in the Courts.

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Hack Education

(National) Education Politics. “To Understand Betsy DeVos ’s Educational Views, View Her Education,” says The New York Times. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “A Task Force With Falwell Is Happening, White House Says.” ” Via Buzzfeed : “The Education Department Quietly Invited Anti-LGBT Groups To A Father’s Day Event.” State and Local) Education Politics. ” Immigration and Education.