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Telling our Student’s Stories

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Students have stories to tell. As educators, we can impact our profession by sharing the stories of student successes (and perhaps struggles.)

Know Thyself

A Principal's Reflections

“ Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; Mastering yourself is true power.” - Lao Tzu Do you know who you are? In one sense most of us respond with a resounding yes.

This Is How You Teach A Group Of Students Online

EdNews Daily

Welcome back to our “Teacher Feature Series,” where we chat with educators who work online across borders. Today, our guest is teacher Lynette, who teaches English online to groups of students at HAWO American Academy. Lynette, please tell us a little bit about your background.

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Project or PBL via @edutopia

Teacher Tech

What is the Difference Between a Project and PBL? On Twitter, Edutopia gave an example of the difference between a project and PBL and provided a video. As I struggle to provide my students with authentic PBL projects I gather resources and information on what PBL is to help me get started.

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.

10 years later, goal of getting more Americans through college is way behind schedule

The Hechinger Report

President Barack Obama delivers a speech at Macomb County Community College July 14, 2009 in Warren, Michigan. Obama set a goal of increasing the proportion of the population with degrees and certificates, and returning the nation to first in the world in this measure by next year.

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3 ways to help give all students “information privilege”

eSchool News

“Access to an effective school library program is one example of information privilege. The absence of access is one symptom of information poverty.”— Joyce Valenza, On information privilege and infomation equity , December 9, 2018.

School Safety Tips Explored at New Tech & Learning Event

techlearning

How you can prove your schools will be safer without wasting valuable funds

Tech and Teaching From Across the Web w/e 01-12-19

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.

#InnovatorsMindset Instagram Book Study (January 27, 2019 – February 9, 2019)

The Principal of Change

This past July, I led a book study on Instagram, and it was a tremendous experience. It was a short process and encouraged participants to not only think deeply about their teaching and learning but also create their own media from the process while connecting with others.

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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.

OPINION: Arizona risks failing its students in trying to limit teachers’ speech

The Hechinger Report

Divided times call for a different strategy. The heart of one teacher-education class that I teach is politics.

How to Post Like a Role Model

The Innovative Educator

More and more district and school staff are catching on to the advice of Superintendents like, Joe Sanfelippo who encourage staff to take every opportunity to say good things about their school. Never give up the opportunity to say something great about our school. spsleads pic.twitter.com/kpURivieS7 — Joe Sanfelippo (@Joe_Sanfelippo) July 25, 2017 Sanfelippo's not alone. Supt Daniel Frazier has put together a list of more than 1500 Tweeting supts.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 148 Can We Discuss Social Justice Honestly?

TeachThought - Learn better.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 148 Can We Discuss Social Justice Honestly? Drew Perkins talks with James Lindsay about his recent article and work about social justice and activism in the peer review process in academia.

How Can You Create Systems To Help Automate Your Tech Coaching?

TeacherCast

Learn how to create simple to use and easy to follow business systems for your Tech Coaching duties to help you be more productive in the classroom. The post How Can You Create Systems To Help Automate Your Tech Coaching? appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network.

Tap Into The Educational Potential of Twitter with These EdTech Hashtags

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Since its introduction a few years ago, hashtag has absolutely transformed the micro-blogging sphere allowing users to create communities around content. Twitter now is teeming with all kinds of.read more

How Can You Create Systems To Help Automate Your Tech Coaching?

TeacherCast

Learn how to create simple to use and easy to follow business systems for your Tech Coaching duties to help you be more productive in the classroom. The post How Can You Create Systems To Help Automate Your Tech Coaching? appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network.

Teaching Climate Change in the Middle Grades

MiddleWeb

Facilitating science-based research around real world problems empowers students through the skills they acquire and the subject knowledge they gain, says teacher Angela Duke. And what better topic than climate change? The environment of the future will be theirs to live in.".

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A Tale of Two Meetings

Reflections

The first meeting was a 62 mile drive from work. I rearranged my schedule to be there on time, leaving a cushion of minutes in case I hit heavy traffic. I wasn't familiar with the meeting location and had never met the other individual before.

15 trends that hinder, accelerate, and enable K-12 innovation

eSchool News

While new trends such as extended reality and mobile devices are enabling expansive changes in K-12 education, innovation is often impeded by obstacles such as clunky professional development and digital equity, according to new research.

7 Ways Games Enhance Learning

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If anything, video gaming provides researchers and cognitive scientists with a huge repository of raw data on the dynamics of learning. Watching and analyzing how people play games reveal a great.read more

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Letting go instead of trying harder

The Cornerstone Blog

As we kick off 2019, I want to share something that has been really transformative for me over the past couple of months. It’s about releasing the things that aren’t serving you well and thinking of that process as a letting go, rather than as something you need to try to accomplish or become. While we often have goals for things we’d like to accomplish or habits we’d like to create, there’s a lot of power in releasing.