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How an LMS Can Solve Professional Learning's Challenges—and Keep Master Teachers Engaged


The idea of using a learning management system (LMS) to deliver professional learning and development to K-12 educators is not new—but it’s not quite mainstream, either. Face-to-face is still the ascendant modality, but LMS-for-PD is gaining serious traction, thanks to the efforts of educational IT innovators like Ken Dirkin. Michigan Virtual has been in the online education space for two decades. How an LMS Makes Personal Learning More Efficient.

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35 Google Classroom Resources That Will Make Your Day

Shake Up Learning

The post 35 Google Classroom Resources That Will Make Your Day appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Here are 35 Google Classroom Resources That Will Make Your Day! Below you will find my curated list of the top 35 Google Classroom Resources that I think will make your day!

Geo-Inquiry in Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Geo-inquiry helps students learn through geographic based explorations. Geo-inquiry expert Jim Bentley (author of the free National Geographic Geo-Inquiry Educator Guide ) talks about what this project-based learning method looks like in his fifth-grade classroom.

HyperDocs in Math


As a high school math teacher for 29 years, I have watched my students change so much with how they learn and what they are exposed to in their school years. Now my students look at their mistakes and learn from them before the assessment is given. Learn more about HyperDocs here.

3 Practical Resources to Help Teachers Integrate SEL and Academics


They told me that while there is a lot of talk about social-emotional learning (SEL), the guidance educators receive about integrating SEL into academics is more theoretical than practical. While there is growing momentum and interest among educators to learn more about SEL, my friends are right that few resources have been developed to help teachers adopt these practices and integrate SEL into their everyday academic instruction.

Social-Emotional Learning Implementation in a School District

SEL can be the underpinning of every action a principal or classroom teacher makes about their campus, classroom or environment for students. District administrators and school student health professionals are having concurrent conversations around SEL.

Emphasize Flexibility and Adaptability When Grouping Students

Grouping in schools fell out of favor partially because educators—and parents—felt like kids were getting labeled and that groupings didn’t help students improve. both education consultants, advocated for using groups to assist student learning. in gifted education and an M.S.

FREE eBook: The Complete Guide to Google Certifications

Shake Up Learning

The post FREE eBook: The Complete Guide to Google Certifications appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this 21-page handbook you will find details on each certification, what is required to prepare, what exams are required, and details about the application process.

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15 Non-librarian blog(ger)s too good to miss!


Since 2013, Jennifer Gonzales has been regularly blowing my mind with her thoughtful blend of effective classroom strategies and what’s new on the horizon that you can use in your classroom or library tomorrow. Kasey Bell’s Shake Up Learning.

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When the future of learning includes teacher training, too

The Hechinger Report

Teachers are routinely told they should not stand in the front of the classroom and lecture. Dynamic classrooms get students moving around, working together and engaging in hands-on activities. Instead of a handful of professional development days each year, D.C.

Effective Digital Leadership: Moving Our Schools Forward


Blog also sets admins up in order to be able to do flipped learning with their staff. link] - Melinda Miller, Principal in Missouri who uses flipped learning with her staff. She talks about mistakes she''s made and what she''s learned from them!

The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers – Professional Development

Fractus Learning

Educational Psychology. Learning Culture. Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative – Ken Robinson. “It is often said that education and training are the keys to the future. Remember the days of longing for the hands on the classroom clock to move faster?