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Learning Never Stops

A Principal's Reflections

“ Learning is not attained by chance; it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” – Abigail Adams How do you make, not find, the time to learn and get better? Often the number one impediment in this area is fitting it into our busy schedules. Trust me; I get it.

Screencastify + Google Certification

Teacher Tech

This free 45 minute course will show you how to teach with Google Apps and Screencastify. The post Screencastify + Google Certification appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google

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STUDENT VOICE: The long road out of foster care included beauty pageants — and lots of studying

The Hechinger Report

At recent high school graduations across the nation, the seas of smiling faces and matching caps and gowns mask the complexity of individuals’ lived experiences leading up to these moments. For me and other young people in my situation, it’s a different story.

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20 Examples Of Digital Citizenship

TeachThought - Learn better.

20 Examples Of Good Digital Citizenship by TeachThought Staff What is good digital citizenship? Previously, we’ve offered a definition of digital citizenship in the past. Below, we offer some specific examples of good digital citizenship.

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.

AI summit takeaways

Perry Hewitt

For several years I’ve served on the business council for Glasswing , an early stage venture firm focused on AI and frontier tech. Working with Glasswing has broadened my knowledge of where AI is currently viable, particularly its application under the hood in marketing technology.

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Don’t Miss Your Chance To Become a Microsoft Innovative Educator This Summer!

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. The time is NOW To apply to become a Microsoft Innovative Educator in 2019-2020! Applications are due on July 15 2019. The post Don’t Miss Your Chance To Become a Microsoft Innovative Educator This Summer! appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network

Best of #ISTE19 Podcast from @SoundTrap. Great for Those #NotAtISTE

The Innovative Educator

As the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference ends and summer begins, Soundtrap provides us with a great learning series. It's called #BestofISTE.

8 Good Apps to Help Students Learn Sign Language

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is a collection of some good iPad apps for teaching kids and students sign language and American Sign Language (ASL). The collection which we have curated from iTunes App Store and App Advice,read more

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Purposeful Change That is Focused on Depth and Time

The Principal of Change

In the leadership blog, “ Lead Change ,” the article “ Addicted to Change ” starts by discussing exactly what the title suggests; leadership is often addicted to continuous change.

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.

Media Literacy: Teaching about Media Manipulators

MiddleWeb

In the hope that we can help students become better critical thinkers in a world saturated by social media and unreliable sources, Media literacy expert Frank Baker calls attention to techniques used by “media manipulators” to persuade consumers and shape public discourse.

At Your Wits’ End With A Screen-Obsessed Kid? Read This

MindShift

This story is based on an episode of NPR’s Life Kit. Geoff and Ellie live in a suburban Chicago neighborhood that looks familiar from movies like Pretty in Pink and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off — both filmed in the area. They have three kids — Nathan, 5, Benji, 11, and Abby, 14 — and they’re worried that all three are too into their screens. An all-too-common experienc e. Ninety-eight percent of families with children now have smartphones.

5 Teaching, Learning Myths “Debunked”

MiddleWeb

Are you a multitasker? Do you use interesting examples to make learning more relatable? Do you teach to learning styles? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might be interested in Five Teaching and Learning Myths Debunked, says principal Rita Platt. Book Reviews Teaching Insights Adam M. Brown Althea Need Kaminski education myths examples focusing learning styles multi-tasking Rita Platt Routledge testing