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Doomed

Dangerously Irrelevant

. Until the life success of our students is more important than our own comfort levels, any change we initiate is doomed. Download this image: jpg key pptx. Image credit: Shipwreck , sbuwert , Bigstock . Related Posts. Are you going fast enough? SLIDE]. Troublemaker [SLIDE].

12 must have templates for teachers and students

Ditch That Textbook

Sometimes just getting started with a task is the hardest part. Where do you begin? How do you organize all of your ideas in a way that others can understand? Templates can help with that. Templates can guide teachers as they design great lessons or activities. They are also powerful tools to use with students, […]. DitchBook Twitter chat edtech google templates templates templates for students templates for teachers

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Band-aid

Dangerously Irrelevant

. Attaching band-aids to our current work doesn’t change much. Download this image: jpg key pptx. Image credit: Patching up school items , Penywise , Bigstock. Related Posts. Are you going fast enough? SLIDE]. Troublemaker [SLIDE]. Should our first goal really be to preserve the structure?

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The Best Resources For Learning About ADHD

Larry Ferlazzo

A new study has come out suggesting that teaching students about self-regulation and giving them daily report cards are the two interventions that are most likely to be effective in helping them learn. You can read a summary of the research at How schools can optimise support for children with ADHD.

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.

NASA IMAGE AND VIDEO LIBRARY

techlearning

NASA has a huge image, video and audio file library that you can do public search, download or embed the out-of-this-world files. We can do the search using keywords across more than 60 collections with a treasure trove of more than 140,000 files.

Can Merging The Departments of Education And Labor Really Work?

EdNews Daily

The newest occupant of the White House has broken many conventions since he’s arrived. Shattered, even. But one of the boldest moves so far is a proposal to merge the Department of Education and the Department of Labor to form a single agency: the Department of Education and the Workforce.

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Diwali Takes Place Next Month – Here Are Related Resources

Larry Ferlazzo

bhuwanpurohit / Pixabay. Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, will start on Tuesday, the 6th of November and will continue for 5 days until Saturday, the 10th of November. You might be interested in The Best Sites For Learning About Diwali

Teachers, It’s Time To Talk About Your Stress

TeachThought - Learn better.

Teachers, It’s Time To Talk About Your Stress contributed by Tara Brown As a certified massage therapist for over two decades, in addition to my roles as a teacher and coach, I have seen first-hand the impact of stress on the body.

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A Look Back: Alternatives To Collective Punishment

Larry Ferlazzo

This blog has gotten many new readers over the past year. Because of that, I thought it might be worth sharing a daily “A Look Back” where I share a best post from the past twelve years. You can also see all of my choices for “Best” posts here. I originally shared this post in 2011.

5 Ways to Embed Coding & Electronics into Your Science Curriculum

techlearning

If you are like me as a science teacher, you simultaneously live the acronym "STEM" and are exhausted by its overuse in nearly every blog, set of state standards, or professional development seminar that comes to town ( Full disclosure : I often facilitate those seminars). ?That

Today’s Curriculum for the Higher Ed HR Leader

Speaker: Joseph Clay, Business Transformation Strategist at Oracle, and Jeffrey Haynes, Director with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Today’s universities and colleges face many challenges ranging from reconciling financial pressures, to ensuring student success, to managing complicated workforce dynamics. One thing they all have in common: Their head of HR must align the HR function to best support the institution as it navigates this current landscape.

Everyone Can Create in Science

EdTechTeam

Creativity in the Science classroom helped my students articulate their lab results, express their findings, and share what they learned. When Apple released the Everyone Can Create project guide previews last spring, I was inspired by the innovative lessons that were shared.

Add Some Poo ?? to Your Spreadsheet

Teacher Tech

Add Poo Emoji’s to Google Sheets Who says spreadsheets are not fun? So far I am batting 1000 when I add poo emoji’s to a spreadsheet to see a look of delight on student’s faces when they use the sheet. Create a spreadsheet that makes emoji’s show up when students enter something on the spreadsheet. […]. The post Add Some Poo ?? to Your Spreadsheet appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Google Sheets

New Report From The UChicago Consortium Is The Best Synopsis Of Useful Education Research That I’ve Seen In A Long Time

Larry Ferlazzo

Alexas_Fotos / Pixabay. The UChicago Consortium On School Research is commonly viewed as the “gold standard” of education research, and I’ve posted about their work many times.

3 common misconceptions that thwart school improvement

eSchool News

Misconceptions are dangerous things. They shackle our visions of what’s possible and doom us to consequences we do not expect. For example, a student who believes her genes predetermine her academic abilities may avoid crucial learning experiences that are initially challenging.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. I’m assembling this week’s news roundup on a flight with patchy WiFi, so I’m probably missing a bunch of stories. National) Education Politics. Via Education Week : “ Betsy DeVos : Lack of Civics Education Draws Students to Ideas Like Socialism.”

12 Research-Backed Instructional Leadership Strategies [+ Downloadable Reference]

Prodigy

Discipline, scheduling, conflict resolution and meetings in general. A principal’s calendar is typically packed with obligations that can shift focus from what is debatably your core duty: instructional leadership.

Commit to Digital Citizenship Oct. 15–19, 2018 for Digital Citizenship Week!

CUE

Give students and communities a foundation for addressing these critical topics, both in and out of the classroom.

6 district management challenges, solved

eSchool News

District leaders are faced with a plethora of challenges, including how and when to deploy technology initiatives, ensuring equity across schools with different demographics, and promoting cultural awareness.

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CommonLit For All

CUE

CommonLit provides high quality, research-based, Common Core aligned literacy resources for grades three through twelve. And did we mention it’s all free? The materials are created for teachers by teachers and adhere to the highest of standards. This rich resource is a hidden gem.

11 Best Telescopes For Kids In Love With Astronomy

Fractus Learning

Using a telescope and exploring the skies can be a hugely rewarding, enjoyable and fascinating experience for kids of all ages. With a huge selection of telescopes for beginners out there, the right one will bring the moon, stars, […]. Classroom Parents Science STEM Toys and Play

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Add Some Poo ?? to Your Spreadsheet

Teacher Tech

Add Poo Emoji’s to Google Sheets Who says spreadsheets are not fun? So far I am batting 1000 when I add poo emoji’s to a spreadsheet to see a look of delight on student’s faces when they use the sheet. Create a spreadsheet that makes emoji’s show up when students enter something on the spreadsheet. […]. The post Add Some Poo ?? to Your Spreadsheet appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Google Sheets

Differentiation Simplified with Study.com

Ask a Tech Teacher

Study.com is an online distance learning portal that provides over 70,000 lessons in fifteen subjects (including algebra, calculus, chemistry, macro- and microeconomics, and physics) aligned with many popular textbooks. Resources include not only videos but study tools, guides, and more.

3 Good Google Drive Tools for Creating Diagrams and Flowcharts

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Docs built-in features allow you to create a wide variety of simple diagrams to visually communicate your ideas. However, if you are looking to take your diagramming abilities to the next.read more

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6 Must Read Books on Digital Literacies for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Digitality has radically redefined the concept of learning expanding its breadth to unprecedented extremes. New epistemologies have seen the light and with them comes a bunch of new literacies,read more