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MasterMind Educator Groups: Build Safe Spaces for Innovation

The CoolCatTeacher

Rebecca Mieliwocki on episode 366 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Mastermind groups are innovative ways to create safe spaces for teachers to grow and learn together.

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The Pivotal Role Movement Plays in Learning

A Principal's Reflections

“ More blood means more energy and oxygen, which makes our brain perform better.” – Justin Rhodes Spending time in schools as a leadership and learning coach has been some of the most gratifying work I have done.

Meet The Inspiring Elementary Spanish Teacher #GiveGreatness

The CoolCatTeacher

Meet Evelyn Hamlin From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. So many teachers never get the credit they deserve. Evelyn Hamlin is a teacher who teaches her whole elementary curriculum in Spanish.

How to Quickly Create, Send, & Translate a Parent Newsletter

Teacher Reboot Camp

“At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.” ” – Jane D. Hull. A few weeks ago I sent my first parent newsletter to 400+ parents.

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.

Fall CUE Speaker Showcase: Stacey Cool


Technology should make your life easier. That’s exactly what Stacey Cool is going to do to your classroom. She will also give you ideas to not just make your day to day easier, but engage your students into meaningful and fun activities. Don’t miss her session at Fall CUE!

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Fall CUE Speaker Showcase: Jay Sorensen


We know that standing in front of students and delivering content is not the key to engagement. But did you know that giving students essential questions is also working against empowering them to take control of their own learning?

5 Ways To Manage Behavior In An Online Classroom

EdNews Daily

Times have changed in education. Albeit slow, we’re beginning to see some transformations on the horizon. Today, students can attend school in a brick and mortar building, online, or in a hybrid environment. Education can span vast distances to reach areas once considered remote and isolated.

27 Ways To Engage Teachers At Your Next Faculty Meeting

TeachThought - Learn better.

27 Ways To Engage Teachers At Your Next Faculty Meeting by TeachThought Staff Engaging teachers at staff meetings matters. The explanation goes something like this: Teachers work hard.

Fall CUE Speaker Showcase: Kim Harrison


Have you ever spent 20 minutes looking for a file on your Drive? Have you ever forgotten how you named it, so there is no possible way to retrieve it? Have you ever resorted to searching your email for that file because you know you must have sent it to someone?

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 Case for Expanding the Definition of 'Personalization' to Meet the Needs of the Whole Child


Decades of research on child and adolescent development has shed powerful light on how we can best support student development. But here's what we should all find unacceptable: We have yet to widely reflect that learning in how we educate students in our schools. Personalized learning for the whole learner, EdSurge Fusion 2018’s theme, is how we can begin to educate through the science of learning and development.

7 steps for Inspiring Creativity in Young Makers


Keeping My Assumptions in Check In my STEAMspace at Echo Horizon school, we support empowered innovative learners by asking students to make many of their own decisions, even with our youngest makers.

Google Classroom: Email Selected Students

Teacher Tech

Email Students in Google Classroom When checking an assignment I can see which students are “Assigned” (formerly designated “Not Done.” ” I sometimes want to send them a friendly reminder to get on it. Here are the steps. Steps to Email Students Click on the “Instructions” Tab Control L – Highlight the URL Control C – […]. The post Google Classroom: Email Selected Students appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Classroom Google

The Connection Between Innovation and Time

The Principal of Change

A common thing I hear from educators is, “I don’t have time to be innovative.” ” I get it. The demands of teachers are seemingly going up while the time frame of our days stays the same.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

Tech and Teaching From Across the Web (w/e 09-22-18 recap)


Informative, inspiring, or just plain interesting education and digital technology content posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers. This week in the wrap. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

How Parents Can Help Improve the Quality of a Teen’s Sleep


Within three days of starting high school this year, my ninth-grader could not get into bed before 11 p.m. or wake up by 6 a.m. He complained he couldn’t fall asleep but felt foggy during the school day and had to reread lessons a few times at night to finish his homework.

Taking Extra Care in Teaching Current Events


Current events add immediacy to history class, but with crowded curricula and the challenges of the political climate, Sarah Cooper is fine-tuning the news discussions in her 8th grade classes. She shares several stories and explains what makes them right for fall 2018.


3 Good Screen Recorders Integrated with Google Drive

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here are 3 excellent tools you can use to record your screen and share your screencasts with others. The great thing about these tools is that they are integrated with Google Drive meaning more

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Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

How to keep teaching from ruining your marriage

The Cornerstone Blog

In this episode of Truth for Teachers, we’re talking about how to keep teaching from ruining your marriage (or any relationship you have with a significant other). I shared with members of the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club that I was going to do this episode and asked for their input.

6 Educational Android Apps to Help with Learning English

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In response to requests from some of our readers here in EdTech and mLearning asking about recommendations for Android apps to learn English, we went ahead and curated for you the list below. more