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Free Technology for Teachers: Supporting Teachers With Four Blog Posts

Shared by Nick Chater

freetech4teachers.com - Supporting Teachers With Four Blog Posts On Tuesday afternoon I met with the instructional technology facilitators in Mooresville, North Carolina. They are a great group of people doing excellent w...

3 Questions To Help Measure School “Success”

georgecouros.ca - Yesterday I had a great conversation with a school district administrator about how we measure “student success”.  As I thought about this, one of the ideas that lingered in my mind is the differen...

6 Ways Employers Can Make Unpaid Internships Worthwhile

Shared by Entrepreneur

entrepreneur.com - A recent court ruling decided that unpaid internships are fair to students if the internship offers the student educational value and learning. But, this ruling is a little vague. What elements in ...

Setting Up a Brain-Friendly, Beautiful Classroom - edWeb

Shared by Erin Klein

home.edweb.net - Are you looking for easy and creative ideas for your best classroom ever? This three-part Setting Up a Wow Classroom series, hosted in the edWeb.net Amazing Resources for Educators community, showe...

Outstanding in Your Field: What It Takes to Be a Great Teacher

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edutopia.org - Steven Covey wrote a book, The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness, to try and help organizations and individuals find their own voices. The premise of the book was that if you didn't do thi...

U.S. Dominance as 'Education Exporter' Slipping, Study Says

blogs.edweek.org - Even as more international students are entering the United States than ever before—usually to pursue higher education—the competition for these students from colleges and universities in other cou...

Tech Tip: Using mobile devices to empower introverted students | SmartBlogs

smartblogs.com - Introverts are students who are bright and capable of communicating, but class discussions feel unnatural or uncomfortable for them. Sharing via technology is more comfortable, and it can benefit a...

Four Tools to Help Gamify Your Classroom

Shared by Tom Murray

middleweb.com - My wife and I were at Walmart this month, trying to save a few bucks at the store’s annual Teacher Appreciation Sale. Like the other 10,000 or so teachers there that day, our cart was loaded with c...

The Opportunity for States to Provide Secure Data Access to Parents and Educators

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gettingsmart.com - Providing secure access to student level data to educators and parents who are closest to students gets us closer to realizing the promise of personalized learning. It also helps to build trust amo...

Increasing achievement and saving time by selecting the right assessment and instruction tools

Shared by GS Services

districtadministration.com - With many assessment mandates rolled out by Ohio in recent years, the 6,000-student Plain Local School District ended up in a challenging situation. “Like others in the state, each time a mandate c...

LIVE: Learning about Gaming and @Games4Ed For Your Classroom

teachercast.net - For the last few months, I have been asked by several teachers one common question: “How Do I Survive ISTE?”  My advice for these teachers has always been the same.  Spend less time at sessions and...

A Collection Of My "Best" Lists On The Common Core

larryferlazzo.edublogs.org - I’ve published several “Best” lists related to the Common Core, and thought that readers might find it useful if I brought them all together. I was prompted to do this tonight after reading a good ...

Homework might be routine, but tech can make it meaningful

theguardian.com - Homework – the lot of schoolchildren across the ages. In the minds of many adults, there is a correlation between the amount of homework set and the progress made. Work is given, completed, marked ...

Teacherpreneur trade secrets: 5 ways all teachers can advocate for the profession

smartblogs.com - Welcome to SmartBrief Education’s original content series about the unique stories of teacherpreneurs. These are the innovative individuals confronting challenges, creating solutions and challengin...

What If Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was Wrong?

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m.motherjones.com - Leigh Robinson was out for a lunchtime walk one brisk day during the spring of 2013 when a call came from the principal at her school. Will, a third-grader with a history of acting up in class, was...

Arne Duncan visits EdcampUSA!

teachercast.net - On Friday May 29, 2015 educators from across the country gathered at the United States Department of Education for the second annual EdcampUSDOE, otherwise known as #EDCAMPUSA.  It was truly one of...

What the best education systems are doing right

ideas.ted.com - Fifty years ago, both South Korea and Finland had terrible education systems. Finland was at risk of becoming the economic stepchild of Europe. South Korea was ravaged by civil war. Yet over the pa...

Model the Innovation Spirit You Want to Cultivate – Building Capacity

Shared by Bo Adams

jamestiffinjr.com - Establishing innovation rituals in schools and classrooms often needs the most concrete of methods to help them take root: modeling. There are many books about innovation that discuss the necessary...

Writing a Non-Grading Policy for Your School

Shared by Kyle Pearce

blogs.edweek.org - Going it alone is possible, but challenging. I know from experience. Change requires compromise and consistency for optimal retention. When shifting the mindset of an entire school community: teach...

More than half of school of choice students end up moving schools again, study shows

mlive.com - Michigan students are finding that the grass isn't always greener in the next school playground. More and more families are opting to move their children out of the schools they would attend by res...

3 Things Internships Teach You About Your Personality

youtern.com - No doubt: internships are important part of shaping your career path. The Class of 2014 Student Survey Report from National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) — a survey of more than 44,0...

WizIQ Felicitated as the “Best Virtual Classroom Provider” at the World Education Congress 2015

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businesswireindia.com - Adding another award to its growing repertoire of accolades, WizIQ, one of the world’s largest cloud-based education platforms, was named the “Best Virtual Classroom Provider” at the World Educatio...

28 Must-Follow Educators To Follow at ISTE

teachercast.net - From June 28-July 1, 2015, more than 20,000 educators will be learning, networking, and partying at the ISTE conference in Philadelphia Pa.  With all of the great events happening this weekend, the...

Organize Your Teaching With Wikis

Shared by Jacqui Murray

jacquimurray.net - This is the fifth in a series on classroom management through wikis. Here are links for wikis I’ve created for grades K-5. You can organize a classroom with blogs, internet start pages (click for m...

Let's Chat! Getting to Know Your Students' Families

Shared by Vicki Davis

minds-in-bloom.com - Hello teacher friends!  I am SO excited and honored to be serving as a guest blogger for Minds in Bloom!  Thank you, Rachel, for allowing me to contribute to one of my all time favorite educational...

Start with a Question: Is Social Media the Key to Communicating Education Leadership?

kerryhawk02.com - Is Social Media the Key to Communicating Education Leadership? Perhaps the most important thing leaders in any area of expertise can do is communicate. They must clearly express certain messages to...

5 Ways We Can Improve Professionalism in Our Students

Shared by Deanna Mascle

blogs.edweek.org - "I could barely read your work; since it is so sloppy, I'm not providing feedback." "You're losing points for not participating in class." "This is so creative, you'll receive extra credit." There ...

History of Marylhurst University • Marylhurst University • Portland, Oregon

marylhurst.edu - Marylhurst University was founded in 1893 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. We are Oregon's oldest Catholic university, and were the first liberal arts college for women establish...

5 Strategies for Building a Powerful BYOD Classroom - Brilliant or Insane

brilliant-insane.com - Moving to a Bring Your Own Device school or classroom is a major transition. I’ve heard many horror stories of monumental failures from first-year BYOD teachers, and most could have been avoided wi...

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