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Overcoming Fear of Change

A Principal's Reflections

" I have accepted fear as a part of life - specifically the fear of change. I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back." - Erica Jong We are in the midst of disruptive times. Some might say that this has always been the case, and that is true.

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Be the One for Kids!

The CoolCatTeacher

Principal Ryan Sheehy encourages educators to reach hard to reach children From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Children need educators to reach into their world and relate to them.

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Second Language Learning and the VR


Veative Second language (L2) learning is a difficult task, fraught with a number of challenges. Difficulties can range from fear and anxiety, interference from one’s native […]. The post Second Language Learning and the VR appeared first on Veative Labs. Veative Products

Assigning to SOME Students

Teacher Tech

Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams Select Students The default when creating an assignment in Google Classroom or Microsoft Teams is that it is assigned to all students. However you can differentiate assignments by deselecting certain students.

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.

“I hate doing school things, but I love learning.”

The Principal of Change

This blog post by a student was something that really resonated with me and challenged my thinking. I did an accompanying podcast to talk about some of the ideas here, but you can also check out the full post below. Karen’s (the student) post is a must-read for educators. .

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Distance Learning Field Trip: WWII Museum @WWIIMuseum

The Innovative Educator

Museum educator shares information to an audience about their four programs. " How would you get troops on a beach when there's a big coral reef in the way?" "If If you were Eisenhower or Churchill and had the information they had what decisions would you make?"

LEGO® Education Announces LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime


LEGO® Education is celebrating its 40th birthday with the worldwide launch of its newest educational solution, LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime

FETC 2020 Touts Esports, Experts and Future of Education

EdTech Magazine

The 40th annual Future of Education Technology Conference is once again offering an opportunity to start the new year learning about the latest educational technology as well as related trends, strategies and best practices related to teaching and learning. . This year, the event will be held Jan. 14 to 17 in Miami.

Counting On Kindness


Does it matter what age you are? Don't we all need someone who believes in us? I spend a lot of time trying to remind my teachers that I believe in them so that they can remember to believe in their students. It's grueling work for them. I know they give so much, over and over.


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.

FETC 2020: Schools Embrace Esports as a Career Pathway

EdTech Magazine

When students gather for esports in Miami-Dade County Public Schools , they aren’t just building the soft skills such as teamwork and creative problem-solving often associated with such programs. They’re also focusing on potential careers. . “It’s It’s not a game,” Lupe Diaz, executive director of the district’s department of career and technical education, said Thursday at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference in Miami.

Helpful Apps to Create Digital Flashcards

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is a collection of some of our favourite apps for creating flashcards on iPad or iPhone. Students can use them to help with memorizing vocabulary, preparing for a test, learning a more

5 Must-Have Additions for Your Ed-Tech Toolkit for 2020


2020 is here. Technology knows no bounds. Ed-tech, specifically, is soaring. There are many tools around to ease educators’ lives – some are new yet disruptive while some have been around for years and still going strong.

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Windows Math Apps for Young Learners

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

For those of you asking about math Windows apps to use with kids the collection below has you covered. We curated for you some of the top rated math apps for young learners. The purpose is 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.

Make QR Codes That Stand Out With This Custom QR Code Generator

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

Custom QR Code Generator QR codes have become so common in many settings that they tend to blend in. I still remember being surprised by how many people approached me at my 2014 ISTE poster session to ask how I made my QR codes. Unfortunately, they were made with SnippQR, which has long since passed.