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8 Top Tips and Tons of Resources for Supporting English Learners with Technology

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The limits of my language are the limits of my world.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein. I’ve worked with language learners in over 20 countries. I’ve seen first hand how technology can be used in incredible ways to motivate and engage language learners of any age.

How Do You Model Risk-Taking?

Tom Murray

I can remember it like it was yesterday. I was looking back through my notes as I sat next to her in a post-observation meeting, about to give feedback on the lesson from the day before. Two days earlier, I had run our faculty meeting. As a principal early in my career, so many of these meetings looked the same. They were one directional and primarily used to disseminate important information, complemented with the occasional team discussion.

3 Emerging Technologies that will Reshape Education in 2019

Edsurge

Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead university-corporate partnerships, communications and events.

Guest post: Can Activity Trackers Help Keep Your Kids Healthy?

EdTech4Beginners

Any parent would want his or her kids to grow up healthy. This can be made possible using technology. The tech we are talking about here is the activity trackers. Activity trackers have always been used by adults who wish to stay in shape. There is no reason why they shouldn’t help kids maintain a healthy lifestyle too. In case you are wondering whether your kid can benefit from an activity tracker, read on to find the answer.

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.

Digital Literacy: More Important Than Ever

CUE

In a world where our students are bombarded with media, the topic of Digital Literacy is on the minds of teachers and administrators alike. What is Digital Literacy? How do we decipher media for relevancy? What is “Fake News”? What are the ethical implications of Digital Literacy?

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New Grading Experiment: Student Tracking for Enhanced Metacognition

Cycles of Learning

Philosophically, I appreciate the debate over grading in schools. I even agree with parts of Alphie Kohn's case against grading. All that being said, in a few weeks I go back to school. To my classroom. To a vocation I LOVE. To a career that provides for my family. And grades are a reality.

Two Good Chromebook Project Management Tools for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

For those of you using Chromebooks, below are two good apps to help you manage your projects and tasks online. Both of these apps offer collaborative features ideal for group work. They are also.read more