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The Right Questions

A Principal's Reflections

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Whole Child Education Has Come Far. It Still Has a Long Way to Go.

Edsurge

What does a “whole child education” mean to educators? That has been a question we’ve been helping to answer since ASCD launched its whole child initiative more than a decade ago.

Use Google Forms and Slides for Clickers

Teacher Tech

Tracy Clement 8:59 AM The thing I implemented this week is “clicker” type formative questions in google slides using GForm. I have a multiple choice question in my class slides. Students answer the question in the form.

School Attrition: The Shifting Tides of Student Enrollment

EdNews Daily

By CHARLES SOSNIK. One in four school-aged children currently do not attend a traditional public school. Even with all the positive changes being made by the dedicated men and women working in schools across our nation, more than 25 percent of American families are just saying no.

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.

ISTE Goodness pt 2

CUE

What I did: Monday, the first full day of ISTE with the Expo Hall open, was a whirlwind!

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My Favorite Swag Item

Teacher Tech

I went to Google Cloud NEXT and Salesforce was giving out these “Not Yeti” coffee mugs if you did a product demo and an online tutorial. WORTH IT! I don’t know how I lived without this mug! It took some digging but I found the link to bulk order them with your logo.

STUDENT VOICE: ‘If I wanted my children to finish high school and go to college, I had to model the path for them’

The Hechinger Report

I graduated from eighth grade in 1999 one month pregnant with my first child, Jesenia, who was born in 2000. My second child, Joseph, was born in 2003. As a teen mother with little to no family support, I dropped out of high school and stayed home to care for my two young children. By the time my third child, Juelz, was born in 2012, I was working two jobs — at a daycare center Mondays through Fridays during the day, and part-time at a liquor store from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

YouTube Kids- A Must Have for Young Learners

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

YouTube Kids is a wonderful Google app designed specifically for younger minds. We have already reviewed it in a previous post in the past and today we are re-featuring it again for those.read more

Hopes for School

The Principal of Change

My daughter Kallea is almost three, and being a father has been the greatest blessing of my life. Being a dad is tough, and I feel like I have been crying non-stop for three years with either sad or happy tears.

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.

The 3 Things Our Middle Schoolers Need Most

MiddleWeb

With the start of a new school year approaching, how can we make sure our middle school students are getting the support they need for an academically and personally successful school year? School leader Rhonda Neal Waltman offers three effective strategies.

Make The Best of Google Forms in Your Teaching with These Guidelines

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Forms is an important tool teachers can use to create, edit and share surveys, forms, and quizzes. If you are using or planning to start integrating Forms in your instruction the chart.read more

How Parents Can Model Better Screen Time Behavior for Their Kids

MindShift

Anya Kamenetz is an NPR education correspondent, a host of Life Kit and author of The Art Of Screen Time. This story draws from the book and recent reporting for Life Kit’s guide, Parenting: Screen Time And Your Family. Elise Potts picked up her 17-month-old daughter, Eliza, from daycare recently. When they got home they were greeted by a strange scene. “My husband … he’s waving his arms around like a crazy man.” ” Potts says.