Sun.Feb 28, 2021

Extending Grace to Yourself

A Principal's Reflections

The shift to remote and hybrid learning has not been easy, and I don't think anyone would claim that the journey was smooth sailing. As I continue to work with districts and schools on an on-going basis, I try my best to help them overcome continuous challenges and frustrations.

Substitute teacher crisis forces districts to turn to local businesses and recent grads

The Hechinger Report

Stefanie Fernandez usually spends her work week in the finance office of Independent Stave, a company that manufactures oak barrels for bourbon and other spirits, headquartered in Lebanon, Missouri. This story also appeared in NBC News.


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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 235 Experiencing Inquiry

TeachThought - Learn better.

Drew Perkins talks with Kimberly Mitchell about inquiry teaching and learning and her book, Experience Inquiry. The post The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 235 Experiencing Inquiry appeared first on TeachThought. Uncategorized Podcast

Two Good Educational Music Apps Free Today

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below are two educational iPad apps that are free today and only for a limited period of time. Music teachers and students will particularly find them helpful. They can use them to read more. Apps gone free

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SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

The Gradual Release Of Responsibility Model In 6 Simple Words

TeachThought - Learn better.

What is the Gradual Release of Responsibility? Show me, Help me, Let me. The post The Gradual Release Of Responsibility Model In 6 Simple Words appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Experienced Teacher Strategies Terry Heick

Tips for Attending Virtual Conferences in 2021


If you are considering attending a virtual education conference or have an opportunity to present virtually in 2021, do it! MS teacher and conference veteran Kasey Short shares tips for session selection, virtual connecting, avoiding screen overload, notetaking, and more.