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Don’t Use a Lot Where a Little Will Do

A Principal's Reflections

The title of this post is a well-known proverb that carries a great deal of weight during times of adversity, struggle, or uncertainty. I don’t know of a single person who really wants to take on more work, especially during a pandemic. Pie in the sky strategies, fluffy concepts that are dead on arrival because they ignore critical context or lengthy books with little tangible examples do little to alleviate stress.

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A Word About The Work We Must Do

The Jose Vilson

About five years ago, the Teacher Activist Group in Boston, MA invited me to speak at their 7th annual Boston-Area Education for Social Justice Conference. I had already been there a few times for keynotes and bore witness to the significantly evolving teacher activism landscape over those years, including the ascension of teacher-activist Jessica Tang to the president of the Boston Teachers Union.

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Should You Use Your Instructional Coaches To Support New Employee Orientation?


This post was originally created and posted on the website TeacherCast Educational Network. The only place to read this as the original content is [link]. Imagine yourself as a new teacher. You go through the process of being interviewed, you receive an offer for employment, and are now accepted into a new position in a brand-new school district. It’s usually at that point when a million questions start to flood your mind.

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What Role Does Speech Recognition Technology Play in Advanced Learning?


If you have a smartphone, chances are you’re engaging with speech recognition technology daily. According to ComCast, over half of smartphone users are tapping into this ever-developing technology. [Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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Reimagining Chickering & Gamson's Principles Post-Pandemic: Technology's Central Role in Modern Edu

This white paper examines and proposes revisions to the "Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education" introduced by Arthur Chickering and Zelda Gamson in 1987 for today's technology-driven world.

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Novels in Verse! The Why, Which and How


Novels in verse offer quicker reads with instant character connections, vivid imagery, pathways to complex issues, strong narratives, and much more. ELA teacher Kasey Short shares how to use them in class and introduces lots of titles for your middle graders. The post Novels in Verse! The Why, Which and How first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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The Case For Belonging with @Hedreich

Teacher Tech with Alice Keeler

Educator Melody McAllister writes about her bookchat with Author and Educator Hedreich Nichols, M.Ed. and her newest book, Finding Your Blind Spots. The post The Case For Belonging with @Hedreich appeared first on Teacher Tech.