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

The Cornerstone for Teachers

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 ?

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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.

Make the Last Weeks of Math Productive and Fun!


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.


SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

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).

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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. —

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.

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

The Hechinger Report

Instructional Tech and Teaching Tweet Wrap w/e 05-11-19


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.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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