Sat.Feb 10, 2018

Find a Way to Laugh: Funny Mishaps and Misunderstandings in My Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Day 36 of 80 Days of Excellence From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Part of loving life is learning to laugh. The harder life is for you right now, the more you need to laugh.

Most Memorable Blog Posts of the Year – 2017

Reading By Example

What does your digital portfolio show? by George Couros ( The Principal of Change ). 12 Things I STOPPED Doing Thanks to Breast Cancer by Kaye Hendrickson ( Aimlessly Wondering ). A Guide for Resisting Edtech: The Case Against Turnitin by Sean Michael Morris and Jesse Stomel ( Digital Pedagogy Lab ).

1 Thing Personalized Learning Might be Missing

Adjusting Course

The picture above will make more sense in a minute. First, I want to share how my Saturday morning started. I woke up this weekend and started thinking about personalized learning. Technically speaking, I didn’t actually wake up with the words “personalized learning” on my mind.

DeVos At The One-Year Mark; Black Lives Matter In Schools; Zero Tolerance

NPR Learning and Tech

The education secretary has had success in rolling back Obama-era regulations, but she's made less progress on school choice. That, and other education news in our weekly roundup. Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

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.

Sentence Reading Magic

Technology Tidbits

Sentence Reading Magic is a wonderful free iOS app that I just found out about from Edshelf. This is a great app for beginning Readers that helps them build sentences as well as work on their Reading skills.

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I Know It

Technology Tidbits

I Know It is a fantastic new site from Super Teacher Worksheets for interactive Math lessons grades K-5th. This is a super fun easy to use site for practice on a wide range of topics, such as: place value, multiplication, counting coins, time, and more. Best of all, I Know It, allows a educator to assign lessons and track student progress to make it easy to differentiate instruction. I highly recommend checking out I Know It by clicking here !!! *I

STEAM Education: Creating a MakerSpace for our Youngest Learners | @LEGO_Education


In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we learn that STEM Education is not just for the K-12 classroom but can also be introduced as young as 2-3 years old. Recently, LEGO Education has released great products aimed at our youngest of learners.

24 Social Media Shortcuts

The Daring Librarian

Sometimes, when you're sharing the benefits of a professional Social Media presence, it can become a bit bewildering and overwhelming. I get that! It can make your head swim and quickly turn intimidating, and it's easy to say "no way, not yet, not now, no how!"

How can we bring Character Education to the Social and Emotional Classroom?


In this episode of the TechEducator Podcast, we take a break from tech and discuss how educators and parents can address a students social and emotional status. . The post How can we bring Character Education to the Social and Emotional Classroom? appeared first on TeacherCast.

Today’s Curriculum for the Higher Ed HR Leader

Speaker: Joseph Clay, Business Transformation Strategist at Oracle, and Jeffrey Haynes, Director with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Today’s universities and colleges face many challenges ranging from reconciling financial pressures, to ensuring student success, to managing complicated workforce dynamics. One thing they all have in common: Their head of HR must align the HR function to best support the institution as it navigates this current landscape.

6 Great Google Slides Add-ons for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A few months ago, Google made it possible for third party developers to create and share add-ons to be used on Google Slides after it was exclusive to only Docs and Sheets. Since then more. Google Slides

When was the last time you learned something challenging, exciting and new?

Tech Helpful

I'm going to tell you a secret about me: I hate to fail- I don't do it with dignity. Because I hate to fail I often don't like to take chances either.

Higher Education Joins the Blockchain Party


Blockchain, the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, is now a buzzword in nearly every industry ranging from financing to healthcare. And lately, the topic has made its way into discussions around digital credentials in higher education. At an EdSurge meetup hosted on February 7 in Berkeley, three panelists gave their thoughts on how blockchain might be implemented in higher-ed, and shared the risks that those experimenting in the space must prepare for.

A Must Have Tool for Taking Notes on Videos

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Reclipped is an excellent educational tool to use to annotate and create video snippets. It allows you to collect relevant parts from videos, add your comments and notes to them and then share more. Video annotation tools

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