Sun.Apr 16, 2017

How Empathy Is Important For Parents And Teens When Things Get Stressful

MindShift

It’s difficult to have a teenager’s mind. The brain develops rapidly during the adolescent years, which partially explains why teens experience anger, sadness and frustration so intensely.

Blending Together – Creating and Bringing Videos Into Class

CUE

Today I asked my students who their favorite musicians are. It was a natural extension of a conversation we were having that sprang from the curriculum and I was genuinely curious. I am an Old, and I don’t know what The Kids are into these days.

6 Tips to Move Large Change Efforts Forward

A Principal's Reflections

Change is a process, not an event. Saying this and fully understanding the intricacies involved with the process of change are two totally different things. Change isn’t something that can just be willed on a person, people, or organization.

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Digital accessibility should be a K12 goal from the start

District Administration

Schools can face serious consequences by failing to make learning materials accessible to every student Leila Meyer Districts must provide learning materials that are accessible to all students. The consequences of failing to do so can be significant

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.

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12 Wonderful Books for School Leaders

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April 16, 2017 Successful school leaders are those who inspire, innovate, motivate, empower and create engaging school culture conducive to meaningful learning. They are always forward thinking.read more. Books for Teachers

Why Are You Looking For The Living Among The Dead?

The Jose Vilson

“While they were puzzling over this, suddenly two men in radiant apparel stood beside them. As the women bowed their faces to the ground in terror, the two men asked them, “Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; He has risen!”

The role of technology in the PYP

EdTech4Beginners

This post will outline the aims of the PYP (the Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate) and the role that technology plays in helping teachers and students to achieve those goals.

Hacking project-based learning: tips for management, assessment, & more from Ross Cooper & Erin Murphy

The Cornerstone Blog

I have two guests on the show today–they are the co-authors of the new book Hacking Project Based Learning: 10 Easy Steps to PBL and Inquiry in the Classroom.

Book Creator as an Image or Page Creator

EdTechTeacher

One of my favorite iPad apps for use in the classroom is Book Creator. I love the way it allows teachers and students to easily pull from the camera roll and incorporate a wide variety of file types, including images, video, and audio.

Tech and Teaching Tweet Wrap w/e 04-15-17

EmergingEdTech

Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers. This week in the wrap … 10 good tips for spotting. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

7 Good iPad Games Free Today

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April 16, 2017 We hope you are enjoying your weekend with your loved ones. This is a quick post to share with you this collection of iPad apps that are free today and only for a limited period.read more. Apps gone free

Avoiding the Reefs as We Navigate Testing Season

MiddleWeb

Without turning his classroom into “test prep central,” teacher Kevin Hodgson is working to anticipate what his state's evolving standardized tests will contain and how best to help his sixth graders prepare themselves with plenty of reading and writing strategies.

4 Tips for Teaching Students SEL Skills

MiddleWeb

Integrating performance-boosting Social Emotional Learning requires educators to broaden school goals beyond pure academics. Debbie Silver shares four tips for teaching "Thrive" skills that lay the foundation for healthy, centered, and successful young adults.