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8 How-To Tips to Energize Your Classroom with EdTech in 2017

The new year is a natural time for us to reflect on our current practices and make plans for the future. This year I’ve been focusing on sharing …

Education Technology

A classroom teacher’s guide to formative assessment

I’m working on a guide to formative assessment for classroom teachers. I want to do two things: first, set out clear principles and introduce the …

Pedagogy

Unlocking Dyslexia: Personal Stories Of Frustration — And Success

"Today I'm 50 years old and when I heard your story on the radio I did the unexpected, I cried."<p>That's Scott Walker of Portland, Ore., writing to us about our series last week on dyslexia. "I know that must sound ridiculous but, after 50 years of fighting my fight there was someone else that really …

Teaching

Why You’d Be Surprised by Who’s Willing to Mentor You

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

If You Want to Motivate Someone, Do This

A team or individual without motivation is pretty much a team or person with limited potential.<p>Motivation is one of the most important aspects of leadership. A team or individual without motivation is pretty much a team or person with limited potential. A lack of motivation spells flat …

5 signs you're going to fail as a leader

Have you noticed how drastically different a Millennial needs to be led versus, say, a baby boomer?<p>I have also noticed that the best leaders have a keen sense of the things they need to avoid doing to keep leading at a high level.<p>This is the focus of my article today.<p>I'm highlighting five common …

21 Core Beliefs That Will Take Your Leadership From Good to Great | Inc.com

Great leaders come from all eras, all levels of society, and all cultures--but there are certain beliefs great leaders share. These core beliefs are the foundation of your leadership, the things that will help you become successful. See how many you share:<p><b>1. Leading by example</b>. Albert Schweitzer …

Leadership

How to Manage the 4 Types of Teachers You Meet in Professional Development

column | Learning Strategies<p>How to Manage the 4 Types of Teachers You Meet in Professional Development<p>By Carla Jefferson (Columnist)     Jun 16, …

9 Things Every Aspiring Leader Should Know

It is universally understood that the road to success is paved with failure. And although all great leaders experience speed bumps, detours or …

The 1 Trait All Great Leaders Have In Common

Spoiler: It's not their title.<p>In every facet of the world, there have been magnificent leaders. Leaders of ideals, leaders of beliefs, leaders of countries, religions, states, orders, governments, congregations, and businesses. Even in our earliest years, going back to kindergarten, leaders made …

Green Eggs, Ham And Metaphysics: Teaching Hard Ideas With Children's Books

What is language? What is beauty? Who gets to decide?<p>Philosophers have grappled with these questions for centuries, and they've generated a pile of long (and often tortured) books in their efforts to answer them.<p>But for Tom Wartenberg, some of the best books about philosophy are much shorter and a …

Kids

8 Tiny Habits That Will Make You Happier | Inc.com

Everything around us is changing at warp speed, it seems--but some things will always remain the same. That's why habits are so powerful. Some of the smallest of our daily habits have the power to always give us happiness and help steer us toward success.<p>Here are eight little habits that can make a …

Happiness

5 Things That Happen When a Real Leader Enters a Room

Your failure to get to the next level hinders everyone relying on you. You can't take people beyond where you currently are, personally and professionally.<p>"There are no bad teams, only bad leaders." <i>--</i>Jocko Willink<p>Leadership is what determines how successful you and those around you are. If there is …

Two Special Education Suits See Supreme Court Attention

The justices asked the Obama administration to weigh in on a lawsuit about educational benefit, and in a separate case, the administration asked the …

Special Education

#GoogleClassroom vs. #GoogleForms for Interacting with Student Work

0<p>SHARES<p>Technology makes it easier for me to give more meaningful feedback to students more quickly and efficiently than ever before. It also allows …

Education Technology

29 Great Leadership Quotes From John F. Kennedy | Inc.com

When the name John F. Kennedy is uttered, many people over 60 immediately remember where they were the moment they heard he died. He will forever be associated with that fateful day in Dallas, but JFK's memory is worth so much more.<p>In his 46 years, he accomplished quite a bit. He was a war hero, a …

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How to Replace (or, Better Yet, Keep) Your Rock Star Employees | Inc.com

<i>By Mattson Newell, a Director for Partners In Leadership, a leading management consulting firm, who works with leaders to create greater accountability across the workforce and facilitates enterprise-wide culture change.</i><p>In 2016 we have seen the passing of two music legends, David Bowie and Prince, …

Employee Engagement

5 Must-Live-By Rules From History’s Masterminds

If Shakespeare, Alexander Hamilton or Sophocles taught an MBA class today, what would they say on the subject of leadership?<p>Now we might know.<p>In my …

Inclusive Special Education via PBL | Blog | Project Based Learning

April 13, 2016<br>Inclusive Special Education via PBL<p>Teaching special education can be a tough gig, but it also gets a pretty bad rap. Yes, there are …

Breaking Down Barriers for Special Needs Children

No other field of education benefits as much from progress in technology as special education. Most developed and developing countries around the world have rules and acts that enable technology assisted training of children with special needs. In the United States, technology has made it possible …

The One Skill Most People Lack

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

3 Things School Counselors Want You to Know About Their Jobs

Over the years, this column has offered up “3 Things Students Wish Teachers Knew,” “3 Things Parents Wish Teachers Knew,” and “5 Things Teachers Wish Parents Knew.” Recently, it was called to my attention that I have never written about what school counselors might like readers to know about their …

Coordinating Career Day

Career Day is one of the highlights of the technology-based <b>CareerSmarts</b> unit, but for the event itself and the lesson right before it, students use …

Blended, Hybrid, or Flipped Learning - What's Ideal for Your Classroom?

<i>Welcome to a two-part blog post which will explore the concepts of blended, hybrid, and flipped learning, the thought behind them, appropriate goals</i> …

6 Technology Integration Ideas For Any Content Area And Grade Level

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7 Traits You Need to Be a Highly Effective Leader | Inc.com

Leadership is not something we're born with--it's a set of skills we learn. Some specific skills and traits seem to be especially important to successful leaders, who carry them regardless of the company, team or organization they're leading.<p>Here are seven of the top traits that make some leaders …

Leadership

5 TED Talks to Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Leadership. It's a simple concept -- but, not such an easy skill to master. In fact, being an effective and inspiring leader requires some serious thought, consideration, and (believe it or not) practice.<p>Luckily, there are plenty of people out there with tons of insights about what makes for a …

Leadership

What happens when middle schoolers take to Twitter? They become learners

Penny Bishop, <i>University of Vermont</i><p>Can social media help students learn? Mark Dries, CC BY-NC-ND<p>Fully 92 percent of American teenagers go online daily. More than half of them do so several times a day and a quarter are online "almost constantly."<p>I'm a mother of two teenagers who fall into that …

5 Ways Teachers Are Opening Up the World to Special Education Through Technology

Special Education<p>Teachers who work with special needs students are finding that technology can not only broaden their students' experiences but …

Education Technology