Sat.Apr 20, 2019

What Happened When I Deleted All My Social Media Apps

The CoolCatTeacher

Productivity and Living an Epic Life When is the last time you watched the sunrise? It is such an amazing experience to watch the Master Artisan spray His graffiti of joy upon the sky and reveal to our heart His vast horizon of hope! How about you?

What Does Your School Schedule Say About Equity? More Than You Think.

Edsurge

In Fall 2017, when Hoover High School in San Diego’s Unified School District began building the next year’s master schedule, school leaders discovered something concerning.

Personalizing Path & Pace Through Mastery Learning

EdTechTeacher

by Tom Driscoll. A core element of personalized learning involves tailoring students’ path and pace to their specific needs and interests. This practice is often coupled with the overarching philosophy of mastery learning, sometimes referred to as competency-based education.

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Google Classroom: Click on the Topic

Teacher Tech

Click on the Topic on the Classwork Page A new feature in Google Classroom is the ability to filter assignments on the Classwork page by using a drop down menu at the top (or if your window is wide, it will make a list in the left hand side panel.) But there is a faster […]. The post Google Classroom: Click on the Topic appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google classroom G Suite google

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.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 162 What Do We Really Mean By “Deeper Thinking And Learning”?

TeachThought - Learn better.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 162 What Do We Really Mean By “Deeper Thinking And Learning”? Drew Perkins talks with Dr. Tim Simpson about classical and constructivist education and how both rely heavily on inquiry in order to get to deeper thinking and learning. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Tim Simpson – Morehead State […]. The post The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 162 What Do We Really Mean By “Deeper Thinking And Learning”?

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Unlock Critical Thinking Skills with BreakoutEDU

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BreakoutEDU allows students the opportunity to collaborate with peers while using critical-thinking skills to solve clues and puzzles to open a variety of locks. This ultimately allows students to unlock the biggest box and officially break out.

How should we measure success in schools?

Reading By Example

When I arrived at my current school as principal, one of the first ideas we implemented was a schoolwide writing assessment. At that time, writing was taught once a week as part of a life skill block.

A Collection of Chrome Extensions for Social Studies Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Chromebook is a versatile gadget with a huge potential in education. Several school districts and classrooms have been using them over the last couple of years and they proved to be of tremendous.read more

Why Educators Need to Recognize Social Media's Structural Flaws and Algorithmic Radicalization Potential

The 21st Century Principal

Social media has become a problem. I was once an avid user of it, and now, after all the political events of the past two to three years, it has become apparent to me that Facebook and Twitter, among other social media products, have done more to divide and foster our uncivil society than anything else. It has effectively led to a polarized American society where it is perfectly acceptable to pass on false information and innuendo as the truth.

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.