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How to Motivate Teachers to Change

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Motivating change in ourselves and others can be challenging but it can be done. Join Joy Kirr, 7th grade ELA Teacher, with surprising insight on why teachers really change!

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Authentic Learning Experiences

User Generated Education

Providing authentic learning experiences to all learners should be the highest prior for all administrators, curriculum developers, and teachers.

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Are You a Critical Consumer?

A Principal's Reflections

Digital literacy is more important now than it has ever been. The exponential evolution if the Internet and social media tools have allowed for the quick sharing of knowledge, ideas, images, videos, and opinions. The result has been a double-edged sword.

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Last Chance for this College-credit Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

MTI 558: Teach Writing With Tech. All-online, college credit, MTI 558 starts Monday, January 21, 2019! This is the last chance to sign up. Click this link ; scroll down to MTI 558 and click for more information and to sign up. Click to view slideshow. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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.

Some colleges start using their long winter breaks to help students plan for jobs

The Hechinger Report

Scripps College in the foothills of California’s San Gabriel Mountains, holds a one-week career-preparation program for students during its winter break, one of a handful of such events that are beginning to crop up on campuses nationwide during a period that goes otherwise generally unused.

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Kahoot: From taking quizzes to transforming your classroom.

Class Tech Integrate

Kahoot was launched in September of 2013, so it's hardly a "new/cutting edge tool." However, with the speed of newly appearing (and quickly disappearing) EdTech tools, Kahoot still seems to be one of the top used.

As Technology Becomes Easier to Use, Our Depth of Learning Needs to Continue to Increase

The Principal of Change

I am wrestling with some ideas in my head…bear with me as I try to write to learn. If you have an iPhone, do you remember taking out the manual and going over how to use your new device? If you do, you are making up this experience in your head because the iPhone does not come with a manual.

How to instill an entrepreneurial mindset district-wide

eSchool News

As the superintendent of a large urban high school district, I have the opportunity to help identify and implement innovative programs that help prepare our students for success.

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Academic and Instructional Tech Highlights from Across the Web w/e 01-19-19


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.

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

5 ways to use makerspaces to support personalized learning

eSchool News

At this stage of the edtech revolution, most educators are focused on using tech to enhance lessons rather than on the tech itself. But many times, tech is only integrated at specific points in the classroom or with a specific tool as determined by the teacher. At St.

8 Strategies to Engage Digital Learners

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Getting students engaged is not an easy task particularly in an age that is full of all kinds of distractions. Some argue that some of the habits that students have developed as a result of more

11 Provocations You Can Use as Class Starters


We all want our students to begin class motivated to learn and brimming with questions about the topic. To do this, Megan Kelly modifies an IB idea: the provocation, a quick activity designed to engage the students and get them wondering. Check out all her ideas!

Living an organized life as a teacher (with Lisa Woodruff)

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: How to become an organized teacher with Organize 365’s Lisa Woodruff. I’m speaking today with Lisa Woodruff. She is a former classroom teacher who now owns her own business and teaches organizational skills for a living.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.