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10 Ways to Empower Educators

A Principal's Reflections

What motivates you to be your best, take risks, and seek out opportunities to improve? I’d be willing to wager that there are an array of responses you would give to this question.

Check for Understanding: What Are You Learning About Your Students During the Lesson?

Catlin Tucker

Teachers often focus on what students will learn during a lesson. Rarely, do we stop and ask ourselves, “What will I learn about what my students know or can do during this lesson?”

How to Integrate Online Lesson Plans Into Your Curriculum

EdTech4Beginners

With only a few weeks left until the start of the new school year, many teachers are preparing their lesson plans for September and mapping out the curriculum for the rest of the academic calendar. As anyone who has worked in education knows, creating custom lesson plans can be time-consuming, especially when teaching multiple grade levels (such as in a high school), subjects (such as in an elementary school), or students with varying academic abilities.

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Check for Understanding: What Are You Learning About Your Students During the Lesson?

Catlin Tucker

Teachers often focus on what students will learn during a lesson. Rarely, do we stop and ask ourselves, “What will I learn about what my students know or can do during this lesson?”

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.

U.S. News Rankings Add Consideration of How Well Colleges Serve First-Generation Students

Edsurge

The rankings of the “best” colleges in America by U.S. News and World Report now take into account how well institutions serve first-generation students.

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8 Lessons About Education I Learned From SXSWEdu

TeachThought - Learn better.

by Michele Spiezia I knew even before I got off the plane that I was likely overestimating the amount of thinking/working I would get accomplished while in Austin. Being at a conference like SXSWEdu can be completely overwhelming — a race to attend, listen to and engage with as many education-minded humans as humanly possible […]. The post 8 Lessons About Education I Learned From SXSWEdu appeared first on TeachThought. Education

OPINION: National Arts in Education Week celebrates the transformative powers of creative skills

The Hechinger Report

This week marks National Arts in Education Week , a time for us to highlight the transformative power of the arts in education. Arts education for all students is fundamental to a well-rounded education.

If You Want To Know How Awesome Your Students Are … Just Ask Them

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Sometimes the best way to understand what a child is thinking or feeling. is simply to ask them. The post If You Want To Know How Awesome Your Students Are … Just Ask Them appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network

What’s New ~ September 2019

myViewBoard

September is here, and with it comes several new features to myViewBoard for Windows. The Magic Box has a couple of new features: Magic Box now allows switching between the icon and detail views on the file explorer.

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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.

New Skills: 4 Benefits Of STEAM Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

Education experts are finding creative ways to innovate in the classroom by incorporating the arts along with traditional STEAM subjects. The post New Skills: 4 Benefits Of STEAM Education appeared first on TeachThought. Technology

Call for Proposals: EduCon 2020

techlearning

EduCon 2020 launches with the theme of "Authenticity,"  and a new conference space at 1482 Green St., Philadelphia, PA 19130  

Beyond a Diploma

The Principal of Change

I have no idea where I am going with this post, but I wanted to work through these ideas through writing. Bear with me. Here is a question that popped into my head recently; Would our students and communities see school (K-12) as valuable and as an essential endeavor if there was no diploma offered?

Some Good Google Drive Add-ons for Teachers and Educators

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Add-ons empower Google Drive with a plethora of amazing functionalities that can make a huge difference in the way you use its services. There are also multiple add-ons specifically designed for.read 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.

Heading Structure Guidance to Make Content Better & Accessible

The Innovative Educator

Proper heading structure not only helps to make content accessible, it also helps to make content better for everyone. Here's why content is better with headings Structure Headings allow those visiting your content to see the structure more easily.

How Training Just for Dads Helps The Whole Family

MindShift

“Before I became a dad, the thought of struggling to soothe my crying baby terrified me,” says Yaka Oyo, 37, a new father who lives in New York City. Like many first-time parents, Oyo worried he would misread his newborn baby’s cues.

‘TeamMakers’ Help Kids Reach for the Stars

MiddleWeb

To develop student-centered classrooms, Laura and Evan Robb believe schools and districts must build teams to both lead and empower teachers as they adapt to new demands. The Robbs outline strategies to support the shift, from redefining roles to fostering teacher agency. Articles Leadership Teams agency Evan Robb future skills Laura Robb roles student-centered classrooms technology

Breathe for Change: Tools for teacher well-being and mindfulness

The Cornerstone Blog

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: Dr. Ilana Nankin talks about Breathe For Change — a wellness program that helps teachers combat burnout and stress through yoga. I would like to introduce you today to Dr. Ilana Nankin.

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.