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School Leadership in Action

Learn how a principal can ensure that a vision of high expectations for teachers and students permeates every aspect of a school with this …

The "Hack" Mindset for School-Wide Change

<i>Sally Madsen</i><p>As a school leader or educator, how many times have you been excited about an idea—but gotten bogged down in the complexities of making …

We need resources and time ‘to show that we can improve’

<i>EdSource is conducting a series of interviews featuring educators’ experiences with the Common Core State Standards. Visalia Unified is one of six</i> …

The revolution that could change the way your child is taught

The video does not seem remarkable on first viewing. A title informs us that we are watching Ashley Hinton, a teacher at Vailsburg Elementary, a school in Newark, New Jersey. Hinton, a blonde woman in a colourful silk scarf, stands before a class of eight- and nine-year-old boys and girls, almost …

Teaching

Good Videos On A Growth Mindset, The Importance Of Learning From Mistakes & A Lot More

I’ve posted a lot about the importance of a growth mindset (see The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset”) and I’ve also …

Education Technology

Moving beyond a single measure of a school

<i>Editor’s note: California officials are at a turning point as they begin a lengthy process of replacing the Academic Performance Index with a new</i> …

New standards and tests are worth the effort

This spring, all California’s students in grades 3-8 and in grade 11 will take brand new tests. These end-of-year standardized tests – known in the …

Common Core lessons aim to close persistent achievement gap

<i>Editor’s note: Proponents of the Common Core State Standards – the most ambitious education reform in decades – say the standards will help close the</i> …

New teacher fellowship program announced in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Education is partnering with the state’s largest teachers union and two advocacy groups to launch a new teacher …

The Common Core Has Not Killed Literature

Contrary to what some skeptics argue, the new standards don't suck an appreciation for traditional wisdom out of English class.<p>By now almost every teacher in the country has experienced the Common Core State Standards. We’re teaching and assessing them; we’re advocating for them or pushing against …

Teaching

IM's Practice Standards Page

Eight Great Apps for Educators to Create, Display and Share

<b>1. COPY, Freemium</b><p>With cloud file storage, there’s no need to email yourself a copy of that Powerpoint lecture or video clip; just save it to the …

The case for California’s new integrated model for middle school science

K-8 science education in California has atrophied in many districts in California over the past 15 years. It wasn’t intentional – but time given to …

Opinion: Test scoring of schools dismantled in California

Slowly, quietly – but unmistakably – California’s education establishment is dismantling or softening state and federal testing-based …

How to celebrate Mardi Gras in the Bay Area, plus a Sazerac recipe

The Bay Area's Mardi Gras celebrations pale in comparison to those of New Orleans, but hey, we still do something. Here are some of the ways you can celebrate locally, if a trip to the Big Easy and its Fat Tuesday fun is out of the question.<p>But if you'd rather stay in, here's a recipe for a Sazerac …

Four Activities to Jump-Start Teamwork Among Teachers and School Leaders

For this activity, provide your team with an abundance of inexpensive objects, like wires, pieces of colored plastic, cloth paper and sequins, as …

Helping Students Fail: A Framework

by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>Ed note: This post has been updated from a previous publishing</i><p>As teachers, allowing students to see failure as a negative experience is …

Pedagogy

The University of Arizona - Institute for Mathematics & Education

Progressions Documents for the Common Core Math Standards<p>Funded by the Brookhill Foundation<p>The Common Core State Standards in mathematics were built …

Helpful chart! @Primary_Ed: Traditional Learner vs. 21st Century Learner @growinglearners #edchat #educoach #edtech http://t.co/0zADEnlh0B

New Orleans chef and restaurant Super Bowl recipes from our files | NOLA.com

Mizado's Guacamole recipe is one of many recipes from chefs and restaurants on our Super Bowl-sized Table of Recipes for your big-game party on …

The 25 Classic Restaurants Every New Orleanian Must Try

New Orleans is a city brimming with classics, but here are some of the best<p>New Orleans is one of the oldest dining cities in the country, and though it seems there’s always a shiny new restaurant opening (and plenty closing), the city has a deep reverence for the restaurants in and around it that …

New Orleans

What happens when you ask a fish to climb a tree? A look at differentiation and the High Tech High model

This assignment is a great example of how STEM and the Humanities can support one another by having students create authentic and engaging work.<p>Built …

In an Era of Conflict, Healing the World One Classroom at a Time

That means teachers need to go deeper as well to help students rise above current religious, political, and social divides, and to nourish the …

How 'Deprogramming' Kids From How to 'Do School' Could Improve Learning

The class read Timothy Slater’s article, “When Is a Good Day Teaching a Bad Thing?” which discusses the unspoken contract that can exist between …

Take Action: Verbs That Define Bloom's Taxonomy

Bloom's Taxonomy gets an active makeover in this infographic, which provides a way to think about how the actions involved in a class assignment …

What Believing in the Possibilities Can Do For Learning and Teaching

What’s the takeaway from the placebo phenomenon? More than anything, the results tell us that <i>beliefs</i> matter, perhaps much more than we realize. In …

9 new Mexican restaurants that are changing the face of New Orleans dining | NOLA.com

<i>(Editors note: This article has been updated to note changes since 2014. One of Tacos & Tequila, closed in April 2015. Another Mexican restaurant, El</i> …