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9 questions that help get at student agency and personalization

Dangerously Irrelevant

If your goal for a lesson, unit, or other instructional activity is to have students drive more of their own learning, consider these 9 questions from Section C of the 4 Shifts Protocol. If you like your answers, awesome! Keep doing that!

How Tech Is Taking Social-Emotional Learning out of Its Silo

Edsurge

When I started out as a high school teacher in the early 2000s, I was using a lot of technology designed for connection. It was the advent of SmartBoards and podcasts, voicethreads and vlogging. Yet even in the midst of all the excitement, I didn’t feel completely connected with my students.

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Teaching global warming in a charged political climate

The Hechinger Report

Science teacher Melissa Lau guided her sixth graders at Piedmont Intermediate School through a lesson on the relationship between carbon emissions and extreme weather. Photo: Nick Oxford for The Hechinger Report.

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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.

6 Great SMS Messaging Tools to Use in The Education Sector

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

One would think that education and SMS messaging have no business with each other. In fact, many educational institutes outright ban cellphone use during class. Board members well as professors.read more. sponsored posts

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iPad Apps to Enhance Students Creative Thinking

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is an updated list of our popular list of creativity apps. These are useful iPad apps students can use to unleash their creative thinking and engage in hand-son learning activities. The apps,read more

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Practicing Deep Listening

Reading By Example

In Chapter 5, “Practicing Deep Listening” Shane starts off sharing a very vulnerable story with us by recounting an occurrence where she “failed” to listen.

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A Very Good Resource of Printable Worksheets for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If you haven't already seen it, BusyTeacher is an excellent website that provides a wide variety of educational materials especially curated for language teachers. It has over 17,000 free.read more

Best Robot Dinosaur Toys for Kids – An Awesome Guide

Fractus Learning

Dinosaurs may be extinct, but children’s fascination and obsession with dinosaurs are still going strong. Most parents may fondly remember their own crazy obsession with dinosaurs. Dinosaur toys have been around for many generations of young imaginations and […]. Toys and Play

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.