Sun.Oct 20, 2019

The Blueprint for a Great Story

A Principal's Reflections

Storytelling has quickly become a vital leadership tool in the digital age, something that I have written extensively about in Digital Leadership.

A Learning Framework For Augmented And Virtual Reality

TeachThought - Learn better.

This Augmented and Virtual Reality framework explores Extended Reality (XR), a term is used to describe AR, VR, and all realities on the mixed reality spectrum. The post A Learning Framework For Augmented And Virtual Reality appeared first on TeachThought.

Hope in coal country: Parents without diplomas keep their kids in school

The Hechinger Report

FIRST STEP TO THE MIDDLE CLASS: More than 27 million Americans age 25 or older don’t have a high school diploma or GED, the basic credential needed to qualify for nearly 80 percent of jobs in this country.

A Collection of Educational Android Apps for Students with Special Needs

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

For those of you who haven't seen it yet, below is our updated chart featuring some good Android apps for students with special needs. We have arranged the apps into three main categories: Android.read more

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.

Progress in the Deep South: Black students combat segregation, poverty and dwindling school funding

The Hechinger Report

FIRST STEP TO THE MIDDLE CLASS: More than 27 million Americans age 25 or older don’t have a high school diploma or GED, the basic credential needed to qualify for nearly 80 percent of jobs in this country.

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Desde el campo: En un condado de Carolina del Norte donde pocos padres latinos tienen diplomas, sus hijos van en busca de una educación universitaria

The Hechinger Report

Este artículo sobre estudiantes latinos lo produjo The Hechinger Report, una organización de noticias independiente sin fines de lucro enfocada en la desigualdad y la innovación en la educación. Inscríbase al boletín informativo de Hechinger.

19 Global YA Novels for Your Class Library

MiddleWeb

When Megan Kelly asked her students to paste sticky notes on a world map to show the setting of YA novels they were reading for pleasure, she quickly saw she needed to diversify her classroom library. See her list of 19 recommended “adds” and share your own favorites!

Out of the fields: In a North Carolina county where few Latino parents have diplomas, their kids are aiming for college

The Hechinger Report

FIRST STEP TO THE MIDDLE CLASS: More than 27 million Americans age 25 or older don’t have a high school diploma or GED, the basic credential needed to qualify for nearly 80 percent of jobs in this country.

Out the door by 4: Streamlining Friday afternoon planning

The Cornerstone Blog

In this episode of the Truth for Teachers podcast, you’ll hear a coaching call with a 7th-grade honors and regular ELA teacher named Rebecca.

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.

OPINION: Restorative justice isn’t a panacea, but it can promote better relationships among students

The Hechinger Report

California’s recent expansion of a ban on student suspension is sparking debate about whether other disciplinary tactics mete out enough discipline. In the wake of the statewide law , for example, some school districts that are banning or limiting suspensions are simultaneously introducing restorative practices, which are being unfairly criticized in our view.

Going Beyond the “Cool” Factor

The Principal of Change

Years ago, I remembered walking into this redesigned library that was seemingly the stuff of dreams in education. It was more like a media center and had spaces that were created for collaborative learning as well as spaces to work your own.

Accessibility Isn't A Nice to Have. It's A Must Have.

The Innovative Educator

In her book , Haben Girma, the first deafblind student to graduate Harvard Law, explains her frustration with not being able to access the cafeteria menu at her college. Like most humans, Haben loves delicious food. Fighting for this access was part of her inspiration for later pursuing her law degree. It's surprising that large food chain like Domino's pizza, doesn't get that everyone, including those with disabilities, want access to the food they find delicious.