Sun.Mar 24, 2019

To Follow is to Lead

A Principal's Reflections

“ If you think you’re leading, and no one is following you, then you’re only taking a walk. ” - Afghan Proverb If we follow someone that person is a leader then right? We are all meant to believe that the role of a leader is to empower others to follow to create and sustain successful systems.

Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

User Generated Education

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future.

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How Does Your Community Know?

Tom Murray

Matt Miller joins Tom for this #LeadershipMinute. To see other #LeadershipMinutes, click here. Every day in your school and district, great things happen. How does your community know?

What You’re Not Gonna Do [Vox]

The Jose Vilson

This weekend, I’ve spent the majority of my Internet time swatting detractors of my latest piece on Vox about the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT).

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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.

OPINION: What if March Madness were about equity instead of sports?

The Hechinger Report

March Madness is upon us once again, with fans keeping close eyes on their brackets in the NCAA college basketball tournament. The perfect bracket? It goes beyond just picking winners. It adds a layer of excitement that gives each follower a personal stake in the tournament.

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The 20-20-20 Rule: Why Students Need To Take Screen Breaks

TeachThought - Learn better.

The 20-20-20 Rule: Why Students Need To Take Screen Breaks contributed by Jenna Smith Many students turn to online charter schools because of the flexibility those programs offer. In online schooling, they can schedule class time around what works for them, integrating their passions or responsibilities into their day. On the outside, it might seem […]. The post The 20-20-20 Rule: Why Students Need To Take Screen Breaks appeared first on TeachThought. Technology

Technology, Instruction, and Academic Tweet Wrap, w/e 03-23-19


Informative, inspiring, or just plain interesting education and digital technology content from across the web, posted on Twitter over the past week and collected here to share with our blog readers. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

Innovative Tips to Share with Parents in a Minute from @WNETeducation

The Innovative Educator

Innovative educators know the importance of family outreach. They also understand that to build a strong relationship with parents, there needs to be plenty of positive and useful contact made for busy families. To help with that WNET Education has created Parenting Minutes.

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Who wins your #AppMadnessChallenge bracket?

The Principal of Change

I wanted to try something a little different today… I was recently at a New York Knicks game, and they had a cool video during an intermission break. “App

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

How to Teach Students Historical Inquiry Through Media Literacy And Critical Thinking


Many students are not good at evaluating the credibility of what they see and read online according to a now-famous Stanford study that was released just after the 2016 election.

We got this: Cornelius Minor on teachers as agents of change

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: Cornelius Minor talks about his new book and how teachers can be agents of change in their community. . Today I’m talking with Cornelius Minor , a Brooklyn-based educator and staff developer with the Teachers College Reading a nd Writing Project.

Achieving Accessibility for All of Our Learners


Simply making content available to students is not enough. We have to make it accessible to each and every one, including English learners. Specialist Valentina Gonzalez offers ways to identify obstacles to accessibility and create paths to learning in every subject.

More Educational Math Resources to Use in Your Instruction

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In today’s post, we are sharing with you a collection of some very good resources to help your students and kids learn mathematics in a fun and enjoyable way. These sites are particularly ideal more

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

5 Good Android Arcade Games Apps for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Game-based learning is becoming an important pedagogical approach in the 21st century instructional paradigm. With the rise of digital games and the widespread of connectivity comes the pressing more