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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

Kleinspiration

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.

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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.

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

TeacherCast

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5 ways to simplify prep for substitutes

The Cornerstone for Teachers

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

TeacherCast

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

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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.

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

EmergingEdTech

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.

Reading Responses That Reach the ‘Real Student’

MiddleWeb

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

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 can.read more

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.

What is open?

Learning Confluence

The u!magine magine Professional Learning Series on Open Education kicked off in August with the first session asking ‘What is open?’ ’ Along with colleagues Val Peachey, Leanne White we discussed processes, practices and pathways for open education and open learning.

3 Great Ideas for Your Elementary Makerspace that will be a HIT with Young Students!

My Paperless Classroom

In my Makerspace, I get to work with grades PreK-6. This means that each week I am prepping for a wide range of abilities and interests, and I work hard to make sure my youngest makers get lessons that are just as amazing as my most mature students.

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

3 Great Ideas for Your Elementary Makerspace that will be a HIT with Young Students!

My Paperless Classroom

In my Makerspace, I get to work with grades PreK-6. This means that each week I am prepping for a wide range of abilities and interests, and I work hard to make sure my youngest makers get lessons that are just as amazing as my most mature students.

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 projected.read more