Sun.Nov 17, 2019

A Maker Education PD Workshop

User Generated Education

I had the privilege of presenting a day long maker education workshop at Edutech Asia on November 7, 2019. I was excited about having teachers and other professionals from Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Cambodia, India, Malaysia, and New Zealand attend.

Great Leaders Embrace Multiple Styles

A Principal's Reflections

We have all heard the saying don’t put all your eggs in one basket. It represents a sound piece of advice for any leader, especially in the field of education.

Our Own Practice

The Jose Vilson

This weekend, Colin Kaepernick practiced in front of NFL scouts. One version of the practice story is that the ball seemed to float out of his hands as if carried by pigeon and dropped off to his pro athlete friends for short and long yardage.

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Tone In Teaching: 20 Words That Can Change How Students Think

TeachThought - Learn better.

Tone affects how students see themselves and their role in the learning process. The words you use when interacting with students can have a lasting impact. The post Tone In Teaching: 20 Words That Can Change How Students Think appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Student Engagement Terry Heick

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.

TEACHER VOICE: The black men who proved that a student like me could be a teacher like them

The Hechinger Report

I became a teacher because of the influence and mentorship of Mr. Murray and Mr. Simms, two elementary-school teachers in Detroit. They were excellent and ensured that I engaged in learning every day.

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Response to Intervention: Strategies and Tiers for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Response to Intervention (RTI) is a pedagogical process through which teachers get to prematurely identify and address students learning as well as behavioral needs. It’s an ongoing process whose.read more

3 Ways We Can Offer Students More Choice

MiddleWeb

Having the ability to choose our own focus makes people, on average, five times more committed to the outcome. The classroom implications are clear, says teaching consultant Barbara Blackburn. "If If students are more invested in their work, they are more likely to learn.".

Educational Resources to Help Students Learn about Aboriginal People

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Last month (June) marked the commemoration of the aboriginal people of Canada (First Nations of the West, the Inuit of the North, and the Metis of the East).To To this end, iTunes App Store.read more

How one teacher set boundaries and stopped bringing work home

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I’m talking today with a member of the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club named Jessica Holdaway about how she balances home and work. I encourage you to listen for specific things she’s done to create boundaries and consider how you could find approaches that work for you.

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.

KidCitizen

Technology Tidbits

KidCitizen is an excellent site for teaching students about political history through interactive primary resources. KidCitizen is designed for grades K-5 and where student's view photos/videos to learn about primary resources.

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ThinkFluency

Technology Tidbits

ThinkFluency is an oral reading fluency assessment app developed by a teacher for teachers. ThinkFluency replaces the tedious paper, pencil and timer assessment with an app that enables teachers to quickly assess students’ Oral Reading Fluency Rate.

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