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Digital Leadership: Leading Change from Where You Are | #DigiLead

A Principal's Reflections

A great deal has changed over the past few years not just in society, but also in education. Many of these changes are a result of the exponential advances in technology and the role these tools play in shaping both our personal and professional lives.

STUDENT VOICE: Universities overlook graduate students’ mental health

The Hechinger Report

Another phone call from Lapeer County Jail meant another $25 spent and a list of to-do items to assist my family. When my little sister was re-arrested in October, I worried about what her incarceration would mean for my family’s already limited emotional and financial capacity.

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Self-Care, EduHeroism & Hugh Jackman

Adjusting Course

I was recently watching a short video featuring a behind-the-scenes look at how the soundtrack for the Greatest Showman came to be. Since this is one of the greatest movie soundtracks of all time, I was immediately drawn to the story.

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Essential Teacher Keyboard Shortcuts

Teacher Tech

Use Control T and Control W I was showing a couple of teachers from my kids school some Google things and one asked me “How did you get that tab open?” ” KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS! Learning keyboard shortcuts helps us to blast through our digital teacher tasks faster. Control T Control T opens a new tab. I’m […]. The post Essential Teacher Keyboard Shortcuts appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Keyboard Shortcuts keyboard shortcuts

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.

What We Assess Often Drives Teaching

The Principal of Change

Thinking out loud so bear with me… An important question that we should ask often; What is the purpose of school? . Is it a means to an end or is there a bigger purpose? If you “teach to the test,” can some skills be learned in that process? Resiliency? Focus? Dedication?

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Instructional Technology and Science of Learning Web Recap, w/e 04-27-19


Informative, inspiring, or just plain interesting education and digital technology content from across the web, posted on Twitter over the past week and collected here to share with our blog readers. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

7 Videos to Help You Tap Into The Educational Potential of Chromebook

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

For those of you asking about Chromebook tutorials, here is a list of some useful videos we have published in the past covering various topics related to the use of Chromebooks in education. more

I was a disengaged student who nearly failed high school

The Cornerstone Blog

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: Let me tell you a story about a disengaged student who later became a teacher.

How Laughter Can Lead to Better Learning


What if students could find a way to overcome their fear of speaking, learn storytelling, and become more confident public speakers? Teaching these skills to middle graders using stand up comedy can lay the groundwork for greater success, writes actor-educator Kevin Flynn.

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.

10 Good Books to Transform Your Teaching Practice

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In today's post, we are re-sharing with you one of our popular lists featuring 10 very good reads meticulously selected for teachers. These are books by leading educators, pedagogues and more