Sun.May 12, 2019

Zoning in on Change

A Principal's Reflections

The comfort zone is the great enemy to creativity; moving beyond it necessitates intuition, which in turn configures new perspectives and conquers fears. - Dan Stevens There are many impediments to the change process. One of the biggest culprits is fear.

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On Mother’s Day, skip the flowers and invest in the moms

The Hechinger Report

Elsie Mae Boyd worked as a domestic worker, cleaning white people’s houses, through the 1950s and ’60s in Pittsburgh.

A Great Periodic Table App for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Elementium is a great periodic table app that is free today and only for a limited period of time. Elementium helps you explore and understand elements using a wide variety of educational resources.read more. iPad periodic table apps

5 Questions to Ask Yourself to Make Accessible Social Media Photos

The Innovative Educator

Steps to make accessible photos in Twitter Social media enables us to produce content for authentic audiences. However, it is also important to ensure this content is inclusive. That means making photos accessible. To do this, the creator of the post must include alternative text (alt text).

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. 164 Drawing Students To Math With Authentic Purpose

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Teachthought Podcast Ep. 164 Drawing Students To Math With Authentic Purpose Drew Perkins talks with Michelle Montgomery of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and student Eric Chai of High Technology High School from the champion MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge team.

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OPINION: Everyone’s job but no one’s responsibility

The Hechinger Report

8 Characteristics of the #InnovatorsMindset (Interview Questions for Administrators)

The Principal of Change

I was asked the following question from Kim Powell on Twitter: @gcouros If you were on an interview committee for HS principal, what questions would you ask to look for an #InnovatorsMindset ? Great opportunity to move forward and would love your expertise ! leadership. —

Overcoming mom guilt / dad guilt when you spend more time with other people’s kids

The Cornerstone Blog

Our topic today is parenting guilt. I’m going to share some info and studies about how this has become an increasingly bigger issue in recent years, and then I’m going to let you hear directly from other educators about how they’re managing it. Want to listen instead of read ?

Make the Last Weeks of Math Productive and Fun!

MiddleWeb

Michelle Russell's plan to end the year with some "serious teaching" has quickly collapsed under the weight of special events. That's okay. "It It came to me eventually that I also want to enjoy the last few weeks I will have these students." Here's what she decided to do.

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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.

9 Good Educational Apps Free Today- Grab Them

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

For this week's Apps Gone Free series we have selected you these 9 apps that are on sale today and only for a limited period of time. The collection include: language learning apps, news apps,read more. 2019 Apps gone free

Hamr time

Learning with 'e's

David and me in the studio - Photo by Steve Wheeler David Hamr is a well known Czech broadcaster and radio journalist. He produces programmes about social trends and culture and is particularly passionate about alternative education. Based in Liberec, in the north of the country, he operates out of