Sun.Nov 04, 2018

How to Hold Better Meetings

The CoolCatTeacher

Rushton Hurley on Episode 386 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Rushton Hurley gives us ideas for improving meetings.

What Learners Really Need

A Principal's Reflections

A great deal has changed since I began writing this blog back in 2009. For starters, my primary device to connect on Twitter was a Blackberry. I didn’t even have a Facebook page until a year later.

3 Ways to Develop Leaders in Your School or Classroom

The Principal of Change

I used to get teased mercilessly by some saying that everyone in education can be a “leader.” ” If you think of leadership in the traditional context, it is more about positions of authority than it is about ability.

TEACHER VOICE: Justice and equity for all students? We aren’t there yet

The Hechinger Report

. “Teachers treat kids differently when they do the same thing. Often with a white kid, they just laugh it off as no big deal, while a kid of color faces consequences.”. “As As a white girl, no one gets suspicious of anything I do. Adults always assume I’m doing the right thing,”.

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.

Teaching and Tech From Across the Web, w/e 11-03-18

EmergingEdTech

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.

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Teachers Guide for Curating Educational Apps

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

For those of you who haven't seen it yet, here is one of our popular visuals we published a few months ago featuring some useful tips to follow when evaluating educational apps. This work is based on.read more

Why our district is investing in AI, AR, VR, and MR

eSchool News

For most of our students, it’s hard to imagine communicating without email or text message. The number of ways our students learn, share, and communicate has grown exponentially in the last few years.

Teaching ELLs with Short Animated Videos

MiddleWeb

Short animated videos are excellent for supporting literacy skills while making learning fun. For English learners they can serve as a scaffold when studying story elements. Valentina Gonzalez shares a multi-day video plan and lots of films, including some award winners.

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Educational YouTube Channels for Science Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here are three oldie but goodie YouTube channels for science teachers and students. You can use them to access and find a wide variety of educational video content to use in your classroom. The.read more

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.

The Principal of Change

eSchool News

The Principal of Change , a blog by George Couros, needs to be at the top of every must-read list. Couros, a former classroom teacher and principal, is pretty widely known in education circles following the publication of his best-selling book, The Innovator’s Mindset.

Cat Ears and Robot Friends: What Japan’s Educational Future Could Include

Edsurge

Some of the world’s most beloved inventions—from Cup Noodles and Nintendo to emojis and digital Tamagotchi pets—trace back to savvy Japanese entrepreneurs, who bring fantastical ideas to life, in our pockets and on our store shelves. What happens when that creativity is applied to the classroom?

NEWS & TRENDS: Equipping Students with News Literacy Skills to Recognize “Fake News”

techlearning

With their News Literacy Summer Academy, Schneider and his colleagues want to work with K–12 teachers to create ongoing partnerships with schools and districts interested in building news literacy courses—not just integrating lessons into language and social study classes