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How to organize your desk to do your best work

My desk has been worse. Teetering stacks of a mishmash of my lives at work and at home — papers and notebooks and files and magazines and stuff to read and receipts and scribbled reminders and bills to pay and doctor’s instructions and Girl Scout cookie forms and towers of business cards.<p>If I …

Productivity

10 Ways to Integrate Google Drawings in Your Teaching

December 29, 2014<br>Google Drawings is a tool that is often overlooked by teachers. Being part of Google Drive, Drawings has some powerful features hat …

5 Ways school administrators can use Google apps

One of the most powerful ways that administrators can encourage their faculty to adopt new technologies in their classroom and curriculum is by …

Education Technology

The Leadership Mistake Very Smart People Make | Inc.com

Harvard Business School Professor of Management Robert Kaplan doesn't agree with the premise that leadership can't be taught.<p>He does believe, however, that very intelligent people have the hardest time learning the skill.<p>"Why would you ever delegate to someone else? Why would you ever do that if …

Leadership

Top Teacher Stories of 2014: Education Week's Most Viewed - Education Week Teacher

Published Online: December 30, 2014<p><b>Top Teacher Stories of 2014: Education Week Teacher's Most Viewed</b><p><b>For an idea of what piqued our readers' interests</b> …

Better Learning Through Expensive Software

A leading archaeologist and an expert on societal collapse, Arthur Demarest, recently stated that "When there is pressure for leaders to respond to problems or crises, they often simply intensify their efforts in their particular defined sphere of activity -- even if that's not relevant to the real …

Education

Who was behind the Common Core math standards, and will they survive?

NEW YORK – Every Saturday morning at 10 a.m., Jason Zimba begins a math tutoring session for his two young daughters with the same ritual. His …

Teacher hopefuls go through big data wringer

The Obama administration has proposed yanking funding from weak-teacher training programs in an effort to improve the pipeline of rookie educators. But school districts aren’t waiting for that federal intervention.<p>Instead, they’re increasingly turning to consulting firms that promise to harness the …

12 Companies Transforming Education To Watch Next Year

Education technology, known as EdTech, is taking by storm schools, students and the process of learning across the globe. Tech companies from Silicon Valley to Tel Aviv have begun providing solutions to problems ranging from cost efficiency of schools to adaptive learning and global access of high …