Sun.Jun 02, 2019

The Problem With Zeros

A Principal's Reflections

The dreaded zero. For many students, this number elicits a certain amount of fear and anxiety that all assignments are turned in on time. I, for one, felt this way and made sure that everything was turned in when it was due.

The Failure of Fast Education


Editor’s note: This article has been edited from the original post, “ Teach Slower to Teach Better ” and republished with permission. Over the last decade, as a rejection to a tired model of traditional higher education, new educational programs and structures have emerged.

OPINION: This playful pre-K is no longer sole purview of the elite

The Hechinger Report

Visitors didn’t trek to this exhibit to view famous works of art or historic artifacts. They were at Boston University to visit “ The Wonder of Learning ,” a traveling exhibit highlighting a pedagogical approach to early childhood education known as “ Reggio Emilia.”

Simplest Gestures Are Often the Most Memorable

The Principal of Change

When I was in Grade 4, my teacher, Miss Butler, ended the year by giving everyone a personalized card that wrote about the unique things she saw in me in the classroom.

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.

Lessons for Teachers about The World's Largest Minority Group

The Innovative Educator

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Here Is A Very Good Tool for Creating Interactive and Collaborative Presentations

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Sutori (formerly Hstry) is a good tool for creating interactive multimedia projects such as presentations and timelines. It's an ideal tool for digital storytelling. Students can use more. 2019 free presentation tools

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Lessons and Reflections: My 1st Year as Principal


What a difference a year makes! Rita Platt reflects on takeaways from her first year as a principal with observations that may buoy other new and aspiring school leaders: avoid your office, encourage laughter, recognize that all staffers play essential roles, and much more.


What’s new ~ June 2019


This month, myViewBoard for Windows gets several new improvements. New features to manipulate objects: You can now assign a fade-out animation to selected objects in creation mode. Then in presentation mode, tapping these objects causes them to fade out. Can’t find the shape you need? Combine multiple selected shapes into a single shape. Divide an into ellipse to multiple pies. Perfect for discussing fractions! You can now have the media player play in loops.

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Trending: Transitioning to Dark Mode on Your Devices

Hansen's Link to Tech

Over the past few years dark mode has significantly made strides for application and device displays. From assistive tech to cool look to battery saver to display standard… get ready for dark mode as a staple with devices and application displays. What is the importance of dark mode? There are varied reasons why dark mode is emerging here is a list of reasons why implementing the display mode will be helpful.

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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.