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12 Leadership Fundamentals

A Principal's Reflections

Leadership is leadership. The same essential qualities and characteristics that exemplify what great leaders do have pretty much stayed the same. What has changed are the tools, research, and societal shifts that impact the work.

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Culture Building: One Day at a Time

Tom Murray

Traveling the country and working with school and district leaders over the past four years has significantly altered my lens. Spending fourteen years in the same district in Pennsylvania was an incredible blessing. I worked with so many dynamic, kid-loving people.

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Take All The Space You Need (For Now)

The Jose Vilson

It was a humid summer afternoon. I ventured with my son to a few stores along East 86th Street, enjoying parts of the city we don’t normally venture. I wore a black and orange Free Minds Free People shirt, my young one a white t-shirt and shorts.

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Math and Science are Cool with SpheroEDU

EdTechTeam

Recently, I had the opportunity to spend an entire day with Kindergarten through 6th-grade students in the Bertha-Hewitt school district in Bertha, MN. I was there to help them with some new makerspace technologies that they had recently purchased for their district.

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SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

It’s Time To Think Differently About Writing In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

It’s Time To Think Differently About Writing In The Classroom by Terry Heick Among the biggest changes of modern academic standards is the shift in the burden of general literacy. Rather than only “writing teachers,” teaching reading and writing, now all teachers across all content areas are being asked to do so (something we’ve talked […]. The post It’s Time To Think Differently About Writing In The Classroom appeared first on TeachThought.

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5 syndromes that overcomplicate your teaching—here’s the cure

The Cornerstone for Teachers

My new book is coming out on April 10th, called Fewer Things, Better: The Courage to Focus on What Matters Most. I’m doing the final edits on the book now and realized that I talk about a lot of different “syndromes” throughout the book.

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3 Simple Ways to Help Shift the Thinking of Others

The Principal of Change

You are passionate about something, and you want others to feel and live your enthusiasm. We have all had that “something” that has meant a lot to us, and we want others to embrace the same ideas.

Teaching (Digital) Literacy: Driving Students to the Intersection of Reading, Writing, & Discussion

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Part of my job as an English teacher is to teach students how to read, analyze, talk, and write about texts in both paper-based and digital formats. According to the American Psychological Association (APA) in article published in August of 2018 , "In recent years, less than 20 percent of U.S. teens report reading a book, magazine or newspaper daily for pleasure, while more than 80 percent say they use social media every day."

Easy Peasy Guide to Capturing & Sharing Links to Screenshots

The Innovative Educator

Innovative Educators often pursue certifications to let others understand skills and areas of expertise. Here are some easy ways to capture and share screenshots of accomplishments.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

3 Meaningful Ways to Boost Your Word Study

MiddleWeb

When it comes to learning new words, a few minutes goes a long way, says author-consultant Pam Koutrakos. Teachers can jump-start word study at any point in the year. Use her "cycle" strategy to fit vocab into the daily lesson flow and build students' curiosity about words.

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Education and Technology Web Recap w/e 03-09-19

EmergingEdTech

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.

TPACK Explained for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Technology is definitely a game changer in today’s classroom. Its pervasive widespread in educational settings speaks volumes about the growing importance we come to place in it. However, while many.read more

Make Formative Assessment More Student Centered

Teacher Tech

Common Sense Media and Formative Assessment If you are not familiar with Common Sense Media allow me to introduce you to this great resource for helping parents and teachers navigate the digital world. Formative Assessment Tips Many of the most popular formative assessment and student-response apps make giving and scoring quizzes easy and efficient, but […]. The post Make Formative Assessment More Student Centered appeared first on Teacher Tech. Blog Entries

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.

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The Daring Librarian

This is reading promotion idea that's inexpensive, low-tech, includes student voice, and I totally nabbed it from the amazing Librarian Tiff five years ago and I still love it! It's kind of what you can call an oldie but a goodie. I don't put this display out at the beginning of the school year.

Make Formative Assessment More Student Centered

Teacher Tech

Common Sense Media and Formative Assessment If you are not familiar with Common Sense Media allow me to introduce you to this great resource for helping parents and teachers navigate the digital world. Formative Assessment Tips Many of the most popular formative assessment and student-response apps make giving and scoring quizzes easy and efficient, but […]. The post Make Formative Assessment More Student Centered appeared first on Teacher Tech. Blog Entries

4 Educational Chrome Apps to Use with Your Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is a list featuring 4 popular Chrome apps you may want to try out with your students. Some of the things you can do with these apps include: practice math and language skills, track students'.read read more

An Easier Way to Simplify Text and Teach Vocabulary – Rewordify

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

Rewordify Rewordify.com is not only the best text simplification tool I’ve seen, but it’s also a great way to teach vocabulary. Plus it’s totally free. The site has several step-by-step guides and tutorials that I have linked to throughout this post.

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EdTech at School

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