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Students CAN Lead: Implementing a Student Leadership Program in your School


When I set out to be an educator 20 years ago I never expected to be leading a student technology leadership class. My education studies in the late 90’s included Computer Information Systems and English, two areas that my college advisor told me would “never go together.”

Why Technology Hasn’t Already Transformed Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

Why Technology Still Hasn’t Transformed Education or Why iPads Haven’t Changed Much In Your Classroom by Terry Heick Preface: I wrote this post in early 2012 in response to Apple’s then-new textbook initiative. TeachThought was only a year or so old at the time and iPads had a lot of buzz. I thought it’d be interesting […]. The post Why Technology Hasn’t Already Transformed Education appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Apple Terry Heick

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Across the Country, Universities Are Answering the Call for Innovation


On the heels of strong job numbers and low unemployment throughout 2018, the hiring outlook for the year ahead maintains that momentum. Job creation continues to be up, with the U.S. labor department just last week reporting a record 7.3 million job openings in December 2018 and payroll growth at its highest since 2015.

Common Sense Media digital citizenship refresh


As educators, we’ve learned to count on the research-based wisdom and guidance of Common Sense Media. Its a destination, always fresh with reviews of apps, video, books and more as well as advice for teaching with technology and outstanding curriculum.

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.

Some of The Best Presentation Tools for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Fed up with the traditional way of presenting through Keynote or Google Slides? The four tools below are definitely great alternatives to use to create engaging presentations to share with more

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5 Good Android Audio Recording Apps to Use with Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Today we are sharing with you a list of some of the best audio recording apps you can use on your Android-operated device. All of these apps are rated 4 stars and up in Google Play store. Some of more

5E Lesson Example: Cellular Respiration w/Crosscutting NGSS Integration.

Cycles of Learning

*Note: The below lesson is only an outline meant to encourage deeper thinking about the 5E cycle. Standard NGSS: HS-LS2-3: ​ Construct and revise an explanation based on evidence for the cycling of matter and flow of energy in aerobic and anaerobic conditions.

Preparing to Teach in the Middle

Reading By Example

Photo by Tim Wright on Unsplash. When I was a 5th- and 6th-grade classroom teacher, my lesson plans primarily consisted of the following: the learning objective and how I would assess student learning.

FREE Resources to Pass the Google Certified Educator Level 1 Exam

Shake Up Learning

The post FREE Resources to Pass the Google Certified Educator Level 1 Exam appeared first on Shake Up Learning. FREE resources to help teachers and educators pass the Google Certified Educator Level 1 exam. Here you will find free ebooks, videos, and downloads to help you rock the Level 1 exam! Shake Up Learning 2019. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited.

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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.