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4 Ways to Develop the Leaders You'll Need in the Future

One of the most challenging aspects of leadership development is consistently and effectively identifying the next wave of leaders.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most challenging aspects of leadership development is consistently and effectively identifying …

Principals: Are you looking ahead, in the rearview mirror, or both?

The end of the school year is an extremely busy time of the year for principals and educators alike. Not that there isn’t a busy time at any point …

How Happy Employees Make Happy Customers

Most business leaders would agree that a key to a company’s success is an ongoing stream of happy customers, willing to pay for the company’s goods and services. And then getting them to come back … again and again.<p>The key to achieving <i>customer happiness</i>, as in customers who want to do business with …

Employee Engagement

Why Blended Learning Fits Your Class, 3 Issues to Think About, and 5 Easy Ways to Begin

For years, my teaching revolved around textbooks as my resources. When the Internet arrived, I — as did my colleagues — adopted it mostly for two …

Education Technology

5 social media uses we must teach in schools

Gallup conducted a poll titled “21st Century Skills and the Workplace” and found that 59% of the workforce “developed most of the skills they use in …

Social Media

Is Technology Being Integrated Effectively?

In many cases, there seems to be a tendency to water down expectations when it comes to integrating technology. During a recent presentation on …

Practical formative assessment strategies for the flipped classroom. Let’s do this! – Flipped Learning Global Initiative

This post is contributed by Dr. Cathy Box (@cathybox), one of the Flipped Learning Global Research Fellows. She first posted this on her blog …

3 Instructional Strategies to Support Literacy in all Classrooms

<b>“All educators are teachers of literacy”</b><p>– a common phrase I echo when speaking or writing. Notice, I did not say “All educators are teachers of …

What Does Effective Educator PD Look Like?

<i>The beginning of a new school year has got us thinking about how teachers can stay motivated and continue to learn how to better serve students’</i> …

Pedagogy

It's a Project-Based World. Let's Prepare Students for It

<i>By Bonnie Lathram, Bob Lenz and Tom Vander Ark</i><p>As millions of students head back to school this coming year, we hope students are engaged in …

Pedagogy

Refresh your school's CPD: top tips

<b>Give professional learning at your school a boost. Elizabeth Holmes offers eight top tips to help CPD leaders refresh their policy and practice.</b><p>'Know …

50 Ideas on Using Twitter for Teachers – Cooper‑Taylor Learning

I wrote this some years ago and then lost it on an old blog. But as it is still searched for I thought I’d recreate it.<p>This is based on one of Chris …

Top 9 PBL News Stories | Blog | Project Based Learning

August 26, 2016<br>Top 9 PBL News Stories<p><b>August 22-26, 2016</b><p>Each Friday we post a list of our favorite articles, blog posts, and other resources we’ve run …

Project-Based Learning Provides ‘Aha Moment’ for Students, Teachers - e-Learning Feeds

As a former technology curriculum specialist in the RCMA Charter Schools network, I am proud to highlight a successful project-based learning unit …

Nine Popular Student Response Tools Compared In One Chart

Last winter I published a chart that compared the key features of five popular student response platforms. In the nine months since then more student …

'Times tables are not how you teach maths’

Professor Jo Boaler stirred up a storm last week with radical suggestions for tackling 'maths anxiety’ in schools. Peter Stanford reports<p>Professor Jo Boaler may have moved halfway across the globe five years ago to become Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University in California, but …

Education

Six Core Themes that Support Curiosity in Elementary Students

Think back to when you were in elementary school. Can you remember what your favorite subjects were? Do you remember what you were curious about? …

Longer Recess, Stronger Child Development

Later, the teacher confides in me, "I don't understand it. I think the children have <i>more</i> energy after they've had recess! Sometimes I wonder if …

Leadership in organisational change

A successful change culture depends on the leadership team signalling their commitment to change. As well as setting the vision for what the business …

3 Personal Learning Network Platforms Every Educator Should Know About

Can you name one thing that physicians, attorneys, architects, engineers, Web developers, and educators share in common?<p>Professional …

Is Your Company Encouraging Employees to Share What They Know?

Many of the things we need to know to be successful – to innovate, collaborate, solve problems, and identify new opportunities – aren’t learned simply through schooling, training, or personal experience. Especially for today’s knowledge-based work, much of what we need to know we learn from others’ …

Management

Doing This Each Week Will Make Your Employees Happier

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The 1 Behavior That Makes Good Leaders Into Great Ones

Here's what every company should know about this pillar of exceptional human behavior, and how it can lower turnover and produce high performers.<p>Leaders, founders, and heads of HR trying have been wrestling for years with the question, "How can I create a great workplace?"<p>To answer that question, …

Employee Engagement

What are the 21st-century skills every student needs?

The gap between the skills people learn and the skills people need is becoming more obvious, as traditional learning falls short of equipping …

We Learn More When We Learn Together

<i>dave wheeler FOR HBR</i><p>We rarely grow alone. In fact, some psychologists have made a compelling case that we only grow in connection with others. However, we don’t need to learn with others in formal training or development programs: we can architect our own opportunities to gain insight, knowledge, …

Management

10 Reasons Every Teacher Needs A Professional Learning Network

...The post 10 Reasons Every Teacher Needs A Professional Learning Network appeared first on TeachThought.

Leading Change Begins With 'We'

As part of the shift in teaching and learning, bringing schools into a more responsive model, one that fits better in this dynamic century, the …

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.<p>Here are …

Of Culture Driven Leadership

Much of business is focused on the strategy and development of new technology, new products, and new services, with the goal of improving the quality …