Sun.Sep 02, 2018

Who Should Facilitate Professional Learning?

A Principal's Reflections

Have you ever paid money to go and watch a professional sporting event, play, or musical? Your answer is probably a resounding yes. If you are like me, then you have gone too many times to count and have lost track. What drives you to spend money and attend these events?

Announcing the Jeffco 11 educational leadership blog

Dangerously Irrelevant

Our 11th University of Colorado Denver principal licensure cohort for the Jeffco Public Schools is 31 students strong! We’re off to an amazing start. Starting this week, we are sharing resources and blogging about educational leadership issues in addition to our class sessions.

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10 Ways Data Can Sabotage Your Teaching

TeachThought - Learn better.

10 Ways Data Can Sabotage Your Teaching by Terry Heick For professional development around developing data and assessment, contact us today. Functionally, the purpose of assessment is to provide data to revise planned instruction. In seeing what a student understands, the best path for moving forward towards mastery can be planned based on those results—the “data,” […]. The post 10 Ways Data Can Sabotage Your Teaching appeared first on TeachThought.

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The Real Way to Avoid Hearing from the Same 26 Facebook Friends

The Innovative Educator

Innovative educators are generally good fact checkers and don't fall for chain social posts like the one making its rounds about seeing the same 26 people on Facebook. They know to verify and that even a basic search on The Google will help you find out if what you are reading is fact or fake.

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.

The Importance of Curiosity and Challenge in Education

The Principal of Change

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Ideas to Integrate Poetry Throughout the Year


Megan Kelly always intends to integrate poetry across her units, but somehow ends up scrambling each year as National Poetry Month approaches. This fall she has a list of activities to hold herself accountable. Try some of her ideas in your own ELA, history, science or math classes.

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Ask me anything: Quick answers to 12 teacher questions

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: I’m answering 12 teacher questions and dishing out advice on time management, classroom management, and more just in time for back-to-school season.

Pre-designed Formative Assessment Templates for Teachers (Google Slides)

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In yesterday’s post we talked about Flipgrid and explained how you can use it to formatively assess students using video-based activities. Today, we are sharing with you another excellent tool more

Back To School with Bitmoji

The Daring Librarian

I swear to you dear reader, I am NOT a paid spokesperson for Bitmoji! In fact, they haven't even answered, commented, acknowledged, or even liked ANY of my Tweets or Instagram where I've mentioned them. I am just a total fangirl. A lonely little neglected ignored (by them!) fangirl.

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

9 Important Academic Writing Textbooks for Research Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The theme of this week’s book collection is academic writing and to this end I curated for you this useful list. I am principally addressing research students and academics but the insights and more