Inquiry Hub Secondary School – Confluence and Influence

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

Confluence and Influence – Inquiry Hub Secondary School. Background: The 2018-2019 school year is Inquiry Hub Secondary’s 7th year since it was founded. The influence of that trip can be seen in this article, shared on their school blog on November 30, 2015.

Quiet In The Classroom: How To Recognize And Support Introverted Entrepreneurs

EdNews Daily

If you are a teacher who specializes in this topic, you can advocate for students, share workshops and articles about the topic, and when it comes to professional development, encourage other teachers to learn about personality differences. Written by: Robyn D. Shulman.

How to Parent Teens in a High-Tech World Without Losing Your Mind

EdNews Daily

Things may change by the time this article reaches you, so please leave comments and questions below. Education News Featured Higher Education Secondary Education TechnologyRobyn D. Shulman, Author. My daughter turned 14 in November.

High School and College Students Get Rare Opportunity to Help Change the World Of Education

EdNews Daily

They can then create small articles (we call them “nodes”) of no more than 150 words each, place them in context (through the selection of parent-node(s)) and optionally select an image, date, location(s) on a map, and external references.

YouCubed: Think like a Mathematician

iLearn Technology

Fantastic (and approachable) articles about brain science, mathematical thinking, and mindset. I love the articles and research as references to send parents throughout the year. You should also be sure to check out Jo Boaler’s books and articles.

DOGO News: current events and non-fiction for your classroom

iLearn Technology

What it is: DOGO News is a great place for kids to learn about current events, read non-fiction articles, and access customized content that you curate. DOGO features thousands of news articles and new original content added daily, this is the leading online source of current events for students, teachers, and schools! Each article lists the Common Core Standards it meets, and the grade levels it is appropriate for.

How to Build Entrepreneurs in Your Classrooms by @hejames1008

My Paperless Classroom

You may have read the title of this article and thought, Why would I want to build entrepreneurs in my classroom? Editorial entrepreneurship incubator secondary startups Technology

Wainhouse Research Presents New Findings on LRM

Fidelis Education

Article edtechupdateBy Alan Greenberg. Ending the Expectation of Average while Getting Back to Basics. Many educational technological tools have been designed to solve a specific functional requirement, whether meant to support institution, educator / learner, or classroom needs.

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Bibliographies and Citations made easy with EasyBib Add-on in Google Docs.

Inquire and Inspire

I''ve gone through years of post-secondary education and tons of classes and professors who grilled me top to bottom about my citations and not doing them correctly. You can cite websites, journal articles or books.

What We Can Do When Kids Don’t Write Clearly


Here she offers concrete suggestions to correct persistent writing problems in the secondary grades. Articles Writing Betty Hart Daily Oral Language essay writing rubric explanation gap grammar Hochman Method Jeff Anderson Judith Hochman Mark Pennington Peg Tyre Sarah Tantillo Todd R. The difficulty students have in writing clearly can be traced to many factors, says literacy consultant Sarah Tantillo, from muddled pre-CCSS standards to weak teaching practices.

3 Steps to a Living Curriculum

iLearn Technology

These are books, videos, apps, lesson ideas, articles, experiments, field trip possibilities, etc. Boxed curriculum does exactly that: it boxes in learning, narrows the scope of possibility, and leads kids to believe that learning is a chore.

Today's CTE Investments Help Boost Students' Success

EdTech Magazine

There is a renewed focus on CTE amid broader debates about the value of college and the student debt crisis as well as the need for viable post-secondary alternatives. Demand for Post-Secondary Options Drives CTE Investment. Department of Education, supporting instruction for elementary and secondary students as well as adults. The department awarded a share of $3 million to six states to improve high school CTE students’ access to post-secondary education and STEM careers.

Testing Literacy Today Requires more than a Pencil and Paper

Digital Promise

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. And in Ontario, a 2018 report to the premier recommended replacing the Ontario secondary school literacy test , now a graduation requirement. Read the original article.

How Childhood Experiences Contribute to the Education-Health Link

Digital Promise

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. College-aged students who have a history of childhood trauma may encounter difficulties with post-secondary education. Read the original article.

7 Steps to Stronger Student Collaborators in Your Classroom


She has a BA in English and Secondary Ed, an Elementary Certificate, and a Master’s in Educational Technology. Article PedagogyWhat’s All the Hubbub? Why is collaboration such a big deal all of a sudden? Everybody wants to collaborate: songwriters, businesses, school districts, teachers, and now students. What is it, and what, if anything, is its importance? Well, as it turns out, collaboration boosts creativity and thinking. Teamwork works for big jobs and also for small jobs.

The Awesomeness of Applied Digital Skills


You can imagine my chagrin when I found the Applied Digital Skills c urriculum would be geared toward middle, high school, and post-secondary students. Applied Digital Skills Article Google for EducationThe Bait! I admit I am a totally “Googley” teacher. From Google Classroom to creating journal entries with Google Draw with Kindergarten, I love immersing my students in the educational amazing-ness provided by Google For Education!

Queen sacrifices announced across fourteen North Carolina campuses

Bryan Alexander

Biology, Secondary Education (BA). Biology, Secondary Education (BS). Economics, Secondary Education. English, Secondary Education. Family and Consumer Sciences, Secondary Education. Mathematics, Secondary Education (BA).

The Inconvenient Truth about Class Size

ViewSonic Education

Will we begin to see primary and secondary schools classes reaching 50 and 60 pupils, reflecting sizes more like those seen within Universities? This article was contributed by Leon Hady, the former Headteacher of an ‘Outstanding’ school in the UK.

The Rise – and Possible Fall – of the Graphing Calculator

Digital Promise

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Whether teachers continue to use these tools or ditch them in favor of new ones, graphing technology will likely always have a place in secondary math education.

Safe, Kid-Friendly YouTube Alternatives


For a variety of other safe search alternatives, see this article. The channel is subdivided into grade levels: Primary & Secondary Education , University , and Lifelong Learning.

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Ask A Silly Question, Get A Non-Standard Answer

EdNews Daily

Guest article by Simon Very. This response was seriously limited by the proviso that information from secondary sources was permissible if it was appropriately referenced. I have taught science at the post-compulsory level for ten years.

Guest post: Using EdTech and AI to reduce social inequality


An article on the newspaper “The Independent” in 2017 claims that the gap between the number of students from private and public schools to reach university has never been larger. The UK Educational Gap.

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Coding By Design: A Design-First Approach – From Douglas Kiang


That’s why we engage our students from the start in a process of designing apps to help others — a process in which coding and programming are essential, but secondary to developing empathy and process-oriented design skills. >> >> Read the full article on Edutopia.

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Ensuring your child’s brain is active in school through a good night sleep


Primary and secondary school students in America are among the most sleep-deprived in the world. This restorative process boosts working memory for school-aged children, and a previous NEO article highlighted its connection to academic and social development.

Improving Social-Emotional and Reading Skills

Recent research has shown that SEL increases high school graduation rates, and post-secondary enrollment and graduation rates, as well as employment rates and wages. This article was modified and published by eSchool News.

The DLP Strategy Menu

Digital Promise

Read the original article here. We built this tool based on one key belief: teaching and learning is primary, technology tools are secondary. This blog post originally appeared on

Want to Solve our STEM Skills Problem? Bring in the Professionals

Digital Promise

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Currently, there’s a shortage of qualified maths and science teachers in secondary schools. This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

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Make Your “Summer Resolutions” a Reality This School Year

Catlin Tucker

I realize this is a challenging task for secondary teachers with 150+ students, but it makes students feel valued when we use their names. Teachers who want to explore strategies for building community can check out the following blog posts and articles.

Google World Wonders Project - bring the wonders of the world to life

Educational Technology Guy

The Education page has teacher guides (free PDF download) for primary and secondary school, along with historic sites organized by class and topic. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article.

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If We Talked About the Internet Like We Talk About OER: The Cost Trap and Inclusive Access

iterating toward openness

Yesterday IHE published an article about the “ inclusive access ” programs offered by most major textbook publishers. By focusing on cost, the article takes a page directly from the publishers’ playbook.

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Wolfram Alpha has a great contest for educators

Educational Technology Guy

They are looking for educators --primary or secondary school teachers, university professors, tutors, and homeschooling parents--to tell us about the fun and exciting ways they use Wolfram|Alpha to engage students.

The Resurgence of 3D Printers in Modern Learning Environments

EdTech Magazine

A recent article in Additive Manufacturing offers a wide-ranging literature review of the studies on 3D printing in the classroom. . While there’s a great deal of information to digest, the article points out that many benefits of 3D printing go beyond math and science comprehension.

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#Supermuch teaching in the classroom and online

The CoolCatTeacher

We discuss what going to the next level in the classroom and in online learning means both at the secondary and college level. Episode 344 with Jody Green and Dr. Tim Green From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Why word of mouth on school innovation is holding us back

The Christensen Institute

Interviewees also cited secondary strategies: looking at research and reports; reading media articles and blogs; searching databases or lists of schools published by various sources; and straight-up Googling.

A Flipped Classroom Approach: Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Dr. Neelam Parmar; Teacher & Director of E-learning for Primary & Secondary Schools. Is this because the drawback of Primary/Secondary/High school teaching means that when we poke the status quo, we challenge it?