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Strategies to Empower Reluctant Staff

A Principal's Reflections

As a leader, have you ever been so excited about a new initiative or innovative idea only to learn that some of your staff weren’t as equally thrilled? Early in my career, this was more the norm than the exception. I vividly remember getting excited about improving parent communication with, at the time, a state-of-the-art app. Since I saw the inherent value that it would have in the hands of my teachers to get information out readily while building relationships in the process, I couldn’t wait

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Dia de los Muertos & Halloween Displays: A Meow Wolf-ish STREAM Project

User Generated Education

I have the privilege of teaching gifted education in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Two unique characteristics of living and working here is (1) there is a strong Mexican population who have retained their beautiful culture – language, culture, food, and holiday, and (2) it is the birthplace of Meow Wolf, unique and immersive art installations with multimedia elements and a mysterious narrative throughout; whose mission is to inspire creativity in people’s lives through art, exploration, and play s

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Real Educational Content vs “Things in a Virtual Environment”


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Best Form Builders for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Forms are versatile tools that allow you to collect various types of data. As teachers and educators, we fall back on forms to gather feedback, create polls and surveys, design quizzes, administer questionnaires, and many more. There are several online form builders to use to create your form and the list below features my favourite titles out there.

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Behind the Bell: The Underlying Impact of Tardiness in K-12 Schools

Managing a K-12 campus with constant pressure to meet performance metrics is challenging. And tardiness can significantly limit a school from reaching these goals. Learn more about why chronic lateness matters, and key strategies to address the following impacts: Data errors caused by manual processes Low attendance and graduation rates that affect a school’s reputation Classroom disruption, which leads to poor academic performance High staff attrition and “The Teacher Exodus” Unmet LCAP goals t