Sun.May 26, 2019

The Challenges Educators Face

A Principal's Reflections

We live in amazing times. Technology, most specifically social media, has flattened the world. Remember when we had to get all of our professional literature and information from journals, books, conferences, over the phone, or people that we came in direct contact with?

Tech and Teaching Tweet Wrap from Across the Web w/e 05-25-19

EmergingEdTech

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.

An Onboarding Course to Help Your New Edtech Hires Empathize With Educators

Edsurge

The most effective educational tools and services are ones developed and informed by those with firsthand experience in schools. Sorry, simply being a former student doesn’t count.) But the reality is that there are not enough people with this background in the edtech industry.

Indistar: Taking the Creativity Out of School Improvement Through Standardization and Imposed Conformity

The 21st Century Principal

"The problem with conformity in education is that people are not standardized to begin with." Sir Ken Robinson, Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That's Transforming Education Let's face it, our public education system is still all about conformity and standardization.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

What Is Gradebook In Google Classroom? A Quick Overview For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

What Is Gradebook In Google Classroom? by TeachThought Staff What is Google Classroom Gradebook? In short, it’s exactly what it sounds like it’d be: a way to view and manage grades within Google Classroom.

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5 summer traps to avoid so you can slow down and rejuvenate

The Cornerstone Blog

This is the time of year when summer stretches ahead of us endlessly, but we all know how quickly it will actually fly by. There are 5 traps you want to avoid so you can make sure you feel rejuvenated when school begins again. ?. 1) Under-planning your time off.

Preparing to Become an International Teacher

MiddleWeb

The effort it takes to make yourself an appealing candidate for a teaching job overseas also makes you a better educator wherever you teach, says veteran international teacher Megan Kelly. Ready to pursue the dream? Follow Megan's insider tips to maximize your chances.

7 Effective Ways to Use Distributed Practice at Your School

Prodigy

You dedicate endless resources to make sure students learn curriculum essentials, in preparation for standardized tests and new grade levels. But as soon as they’ve learned the material and written the test, it seems like their memories are completely wiped clean.