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10 Commandments of Innovative Teaching

The Principal of Change

AJ Juliani , is an educator I have worked closely with over the past few years, and I greatly admire his work.

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How to Unleash Genius in Kids and Teachers #YouMatter

The CoolCatTeacher

Angela Maiers on episode 41 of the 10-Minute Teacher #MondayMotivation From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. My husband told me Friday night, “Did you really listen to what Angela Maiers said on that podcast?”

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A NEW Fun and Easy Way to Create Videos in the Classroom!

Kleinspiration

I’ve spent a good part of my time in the classroom before Spring Break making videos with my students using MySimpleShow, a new way to creatively craft content into brief, engaging videos.

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15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep [infographic]

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep [infographic] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Help Students Get Organized, Track Progress, Take Notes, and more with Google Keep!

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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Stunning: Teachers, students say little has really changed in education

eSchool News

One in four educators participating in a recent survey said their schools are “very traditional,” and findings indicate that these traditional approaches could be holding students and teachers back from more innovative experiences.

How To Get The Best Work From Your Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post How To Get The Best Work From Your Students appeared first on TeachThought. Project-Based Learning PBL

9 Must-Have Virtual Reality Tools for Teaching with Google Cardboard

Class Tech Tips

Yesterday I had the chance to lead a session for teachers on favorite tools for the reading classroom at the State of Maryland’s Annual Reading Conference. So what does this have to do with Google Cardboard?

Google Keep CHEAT SHEET for Teachers and Students – FREE DOWNLOAD

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Keep CHEAT SHEET for Teachers and Students – FREE DOWNLOAD appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Learn All About Google Keep with this Google Keep Cheat Sheet! Hooray! I have a brand new Google Keep Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Students!

Join SETDA: Affiliate Memberships Now Accepted

SETDA's Affiliate program connects non-profit education membership organizations with state leaders. SETDA's mission is to build the capacity of education leaders to improve learning through technology policy & practice. Benefits include: SETDA conferences, webinars and news feeds.

Driverless Ed-Tech: The History of the Future of Automation in Education

Hack Education

This talk was presented at The University of Edinburgh's Moray House School of Education. Let me begin with a story. In December 2012 – we all remember 2012 right?

The 3 biggest Twitter problems for teachers—and how to overcome them

eSchool News

Despite clear advantages to advancing digital literacy, schools often experience considerable roadblocks to implementing digital literacy initiatives.

Making Music with iPads and #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

A Conversation with Justin Kamp on the 10-Minute Teacher #42 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Justin Kamp @kampmiltonmusic Kids can learn to make music with iPads and technology.

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How can teachers use VR in the classroom?

Neo LMS

If you are as old as I am then you will remember the thrill of watching your teacher wheel the TV trolley into the classroom. Finally”, you thought, “some fun in class!”

The Many Benefits of Teaching Online

EdNews Daily

This is our sixth interview from our thought-leadership series with teachers who work at 51Talk. Tequesta, please tell us about your education background. I graduated from Everest University, Tampa, Florida, where I earned a Master’s of Science degree in Business Administration.

How school districts are leveraging Twitter to become rock stars

eSchool News

When a student tweets at their school’s Twitter handle, chances are they don’t expect a response–it’s like tweeting at Starbucks, or the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency—you feel like you’re talking to an entity that’s far too busy and important to ever respond to you.

Stop condemning high schools for college graduation rates

The Hechinger Report

Photo: Alison Yin/Hechinger Report. When my grandfather dropped my belongings and me on the doorsteps of Allegheny College in Pennsylvania, he gave me $50, patted me on the back and left me with a simple, “Good luck.”

Tales from the Road: Highlights from a Tour of Districts in the League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise

The League of Innovative Schools team had the opportunity to visit multiple districts in the first quarter of 2017 — and we have so much more to see! While the highlights of each of these visits are vast, below are five amazing schools we visited in League districts that are educating students in creative, forward-thinking ways. Mentor Public Schools – Mentor, OH. Mentor Public Schools has a school dedicated to serving students with autism.

Strategies for Encouraging Effective Student Discussions

ProfHacker

If you’re not already following Jennifer Gonzalez’ site, Cult of Pegadogy , I strongly recommend that you start doing so. Gonzalez regularly publishes useful posts that provide specific advice for the classroom, from K-16 and beyond.

I Learned Nothing, I Just Googled The Parts of the Cell

Teacher Tech

I Learned Nothing, I Just Googled The Parts of the Cell Can we get real? There are a lot of well-intentioned assignments and projects that frankly have very little LEARNING that goes with them. Create a poster of the solar system. The kid spends a lot of time (and money on supplies) with the outcome that […]. The post I Learned Nothing, I Just Googled The Parts of the Cell appeared first on Teacher Tech. Blog Entries Lesson Design

Successfully Integrating Language Arts and #STEM

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Candace Hisey on Episode 43 of The 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Candace Hisey @MissHisey talks about true STEM and Language Arts Integration.

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Acer Chromebook 11 N7 C731T

techlearning

Acer’s newest Chromebook 11, N7 C731T with touchscreen, is ideal for educational purposes. Techlearning Resources

A New Kind Of March Madness Hits Schools

NPR Learning and Tech

It's March Mammal Madness, a bracket with real animals facing off in fictional battles. Hundreds of science classes are playing in schools around the country. Image credit: Adam Cole/NPR

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5 Do's and Don'ts for a Chromebook Rollout

EdTech Magazine

By Heather B. Hayes Use these tips to smoothly deploy newly purchased devices. Hardware Notebooks

What types of questions are you asking?

The Principal of Change

I received a tweet asking me for suggestions on keyboarding programs for students. I didn’t respond. I couldn’t respond.

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A Principal's Reflections

As an identical twin it was always a challenge going through school. Initially my brother and I had to deal with the fact that our teachers could not tell us apart. My grandmother rectified this problem by outfitting each of us with belts that had our first initial on them.

5 school areas that desperately need student voices

eSchool News

As a graduate journalism student over 20 years ago, I worked on a thesis project centered on education reform news reporting. I was analyzing how often education reporters included students in their stories about education. Probably no surprise…it was almost non-existent.

A Surprising Explanation For Why Some Immigrants Excel In Science

NPR Learning and Tech

It has to do with language learning, according to a new study from Duke University. Image credit: Chris Ayers/Society for Science & the Public

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The Vulnerability of Learning

The Principal of Change

If you want a culture of creativity and innovation, where sensible risks are embraced on both a market and individual level, start by developing the ability of managers to cultivate an openness to vulnerability in their teams.

5 Important Truths About Education Technology

EmergingEdTech

“Study the Past if you Would Define the Future” – Confucius Following are 5 undeniable realities of education technology, as I see them. What do you think? Feel free to weigh in. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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Why STEM education could get a transformative makeover—soon

eSchool News

Engaging young children in STEM is critical for creating a lifelong love of learning and for developing critical thinking skills which will serve them well across all academic disciplines and prepare them for the 21st Century workforce.

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Schools teach long-term lessons with Snapchat

District Administration

K12 students use “snaps” to report on football games and create “how to” tutorials Ray Bendici Journalism classes at Junction City High School in Kansas—100 miles west of Kansas City—use the short-lived social media app Snapchat to learn long-lived lessons of storytelling

Teachers Use Flipped Classroom Tech to Make the Most of Student-Teacher Time

EdTech Magazine

By Tommy Peterson The innovative learning model involves making videos for students to view at home, so class time is spent interacting. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Distance Learning Internet Lecture Capture Online Learning Online Video

Google Hopes To Hire More Black Engineers By Bringing Students To Silicon Valley

NPR Learning and Tech

Howard, the historically black university in Washington, D.C., is sending computer science students to study at Google's headquarters in California, as part of an effort called Howard West. Image credit: Howard University

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