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4 Questions That Set The Stage For Vital Teaching

Why should teaching the processes of learning be on the front burner this year in your classroom? I think this familiar proverb answers that question …

The app that lets you create Khan Academy-style videos in 60 seconds

How flipped educators can create video tutorials a la Khan in no time flat<p>Blended learning and flipped learning just got a whole lot easier.<p>Anyone …

Education Technology

What does innovation in education look like? A new program to find out

The 28 teachers in the first class of TED-Ed Innovative Educators work in Brazil, Indonesia, South Korea — 11 countries in all. Over the next year, …

Startup Knewton Creates Individualized Education Tools

Today’s teachers face a number of huge challenges. One of the most prevalent is that of personalized education.<p>For overworked educators with …

The perils of “Growth Mindset” education: Why we’re trying to fix our kids when we should be fixing the system

<b>(AP/Jose F. Moreno)</b><p>How a promising but oversimplified idea caught fire, then got coopted by conservative ideology<p>Alfie Kohn<p>August 16, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>One of the most popular ideas in education these days can be summarized in a single sentence (a fact that may help to account for its …

8 Wonderful Self-development Books for Teachers

July 26, 2015<br>Isaac Asimov once stated that ‘self-education is…the only kind of education there is’. For Albert Einstein ‘ intellectual growth should …

The 6 Most Popular Google Docs Templates for Teachers

July 23, 2015<br>In today’s post we are sharing with you a set of handy document templates created and provided for free download by the folks in Google …

What we need to build a caring classroom culture

<i>David Levine suggests the perfect action plan to develop new patterns of thought and action among students.</i><p>A caring culture frees students to attain …

Here Is A Handy Tool for Creating Rubrics to Use in Class

July 19, 2015<br>ForAllRubrics is another cool web tool for easily creating rubrics, checklists, and badges. The site provides a wide variety of …

The Best Ways a Teacher Can Demonstrate Leadership in the Classroom?

Effective leadership in the classroom, according to Theo Wubbels (@thwubbels), one of the world's most respected experts in the area of teacher training and teacher-student relationships, "depends on healthy and productive interpersonal relationships between teachers and students. In such …

Teaching

60 Ways Math Teachers Can Use Google Classroom - Teacher Tech

60 Ways Math Teachers Can Use Google Classroom<p>I have been asked by math teachers how they can use Google Classroom. Google Classroom is great for any …

Education Technology

Does Student Motivation Even Matter?

Engagement isn't necessarily a recipe for academic gains, suggests a new report on global education.<p>At schools around the globe, girls outscore boys, and bored students are better test takers than their more motivated peers. These topsy-turvy observations are the latest findings in a report from …

Education Technologies and Concepts That Every Teacher Should Know, Part I

The Information Era began some decades ago. Since its inception, though, it has dramatically changed the way we educate our children. We live in a …

8 Characteristics of the Innovator’s Mindset (Updated)

<i>(This is an updated version of a previous post simply sharing the graphic created by Sylvia Duckworth.)</i>Image created by @SylviaDuckworthRecently I …

Innovation

A Beautiful Visual on How Technology Is Transforming 21st Century Education

March 14, 2015<br>Technology is radically transforming the education landscape.The technological innovations and digital progress that marked the last …

Education Technology

You're Turning Your Kids Into Narcissists

New research shows parents who overvalue their kids turn them into narcissists<p>New research from a team in the Netherlands shows that when kids become …

Kids

Homework is making our kids miserable: Why the classroom staple is a colossal waste of time

Research suggests it offers little to no benefit to elementary school students. Now parents are a taking a stand<p>Jordan Rosenfeld<p>March 13, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>We tend to think of homework as a necessary part of learning, a practice that teaches children …

Teaching

Engagement Does Not Always Equate to Learning

No matter where I am, whether it is a physical location or virtual, I am always hearing conversations about how technology can be used to effectively …