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5 Strategies to Create a Culture of Accountability for Growth

A Principal's Reflections

In a world where ideas are a dime a dozen and shared openly on social media, it is incumbent upon all of us to critically reflect and determine if it is, in fact, a sound strategy.

Encouraging Creative Writing With Bookcreator


Today education technology is on its peak and will continue to evolve as we leverage technology solutions in every aspect of our lives. Education is no exception. There are a ton of useful edtech solutions available for both teachers and students to take advantage of.

STUDENT VOICE: It shouldn’t take a tragedy to spark youth activism

The Hechinger Report

May 25, 2018 — Coral Springs, Florida — Student activist and Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg demonstrates with other sudents in a parking lot. Photo: Storms Media Group/SMG via ZUMA Wire.

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The Great Learning Management System Debate: Featuring Canvas, Schoology and Google Classroom


Learn what to look for when searching for a Learning Management System for your school district this year! The post The Great Learning Management System Debate: Featuring Canvas, Schoology and Google Classroom appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network

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.

How Many Ways Can You Write 27 + 8?

Teacher Tech

How Many Ways Can You Write 27 + 8? Rule, after you find the solution whatever way you want, you have to do it another way. Too often we focus on algorithm procedures rather than number sense or place value. In an age where you can ask the universe “Ok Google” and the answers come […]. The post How Many Ways Can You Write 27 + 8? appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Math Slides G Suite google math slides

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Tech and Teaching Recap from Across the Web, w/e 09-15-18


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.

5 Helpful Google Drive Extensions for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

After we have seen how to use Google Drive to collaborate work among various participants, we are sharing with you this collection of handy Chrome extensions to use with your Google Drive. You more

5 ways to simplify prep for substitutes

The Cornerstone Blog

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast, I’ll share 5 ways to make life easier for your substitute and you during an absence, and let you know where to find ready-to-use sub plans that are engaging and rigorous.

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Freebie & Ideas For Parent-Teacher Conference Success

The Innovative Educator

Parent-teacher conferences provide a way for staff and families to better to connect to support students. They can also be stressful for all parties involved. Parents and teachers may be nervous about what the other will say to them about the child.

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.

Fall CUE Speaker Showcase: Genevieve Morgan


I don’t think Socrates ever imagined students could have the wealth of information our students have at their finger tips. Although, I do believe he would have embraced technology as a conduit of turning that information into wisdom.

Asking Questions to Find Better Answers

The Principal of Change

In my book, “ The Innovator’s Mindset ,” I wrote about the importance of asking questions to challenge thinking: As we consider what’s best for each learner, we must also think about how what we’re teaching will impact his or her future.

Reading Responses That Reach the ‘Real Student’


Using the Reading Response strategy, Marilyn Pryle writes, class time becomes a time of meaningful discovery. Students do not passively ingest information but actively create ideas through their own thinking, writing and discussion. Teachers facilitate, clarify and celebrate. Articles Reading Responses ELA strategies marilyn pryle reading responses reading strategies Reading with Presence student engagement student voice writing writing strategies

Explore the World of MarTech

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

"MarTech (short for marketing technology) refers to marketing initiatives that use new technologies to power their campaigns and efforts. It is a fast-growing industry with upward growth more

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.