Sun.Dec 23, 2018

3 Questions to Help Make the Most Out of the Money You Have

A Principal's Reflections

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OPINION: Don’t count teachers out of school redesign

The Hechinger Report

. This is the story of what happened when teachers and administrators in Aurora, Colorado, worked side by side to redesign a middle school. Together, we were able to innovate, plan and produce a flexible school model aimed at improving student performance, engagement and equity.


Preparing Our Students for the New Collar Workforce

The Innovative Educator

College and career readiness was popularized in 2009 under the Obama administration's Race-to-the-Top initiative and it is what fuels the Common Core Standards. College and career readiness is the directive under which most government schools have been operating since then.

Play Library Santa: Sharing gifts of digital media


It’s the season for getting together with family and friends. This year, I’ve found myself giving many of them a rather unintentional gift–an introduction to their public libraries’ digital media collections.

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.

Education and Technology From Across the Web w/e 12-22-18


Informative, inspiring, or just plain interesting education and digital technology content from across the web, posted on Twitter over the past week and collected here to share with our blog readers. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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To Understand Learners, Use Portraits Not Profiles


Understanding all aspects of a student’s learning "portrait" is critical for us to ensure their success. Although we typically look at areas like readiness or ability, notes teaching expert Barbara Blackburn, we also need to consider culture, Maslow’s hierarchy, and SEL.

#6: 5 ways to leverage UDL for student inclusivity

eSchool News

[ Editor’s note: This story, originally published on January 2nd of this year, was our #6 most popular story of the year. Happy holidays, and thank you for tuning into our 2018 countdown!].

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A Must Use Tool for Creating Quiz Games

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Quizalize is a very good classroom quiz tool. This tool allows teachers to create fun classroom exams or homework. Teachers can see the results live and easily spot students' strengths more

Apps to Help Youngsters Learn How to Draw Anime and Manga

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is an updated list of some of our favourite apps to use with young learners to engage them in creating drawing and sketching activities. The apps we selected for you today are more

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.