Matthew Stich

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Guide to iOS 9: Everything You Need to Know

Our guide to iOS 9 is here to soothe your software updating fears. In Apple's latest iOS update, Siri gets an IQ boost, Apple introduces ProActive suggestions, performance and security improves, and old Apps get new life. We’ll tour the major changes, explore some helpful tweaks, and look at …

Apps

Apple’s new ‘Switch to iOS from Android’ app hits the Google Play Store

Sure, technically Apple’s first Android app was the now discontinued Beats Music which it picked up through acquisition last year and it’s developing Apple Music for Google’s platform, but it’s very fitting that Apple’s first in-house app is called Switch to iOS from Android. Apple first announced …

T-Mobile's $20 per month iPhone 6S is a good deal if you like T-Mobile

T-Mobile's new iPhone 6S deal is a good one, but only for certain customers.<p>T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced a new deal for the iPhone 6S called …

The 17 Things Good Teachers Do To Get Good Jobs

Changing jobs is one of the most momentous decisions anyone can take, but too many people approach it without giving it sufficient thought.<p>Now a new book has set out the steps teachers should take to make sure they end up in the right job for them.<p><i>Good ideas for good teachers who want good jobs</i> is …

5 Projects for Your Project-Based Learning Classroom This Year

<i>Lucy Kosturko</i><p>I run. By no means do I call myself a “runner,” but I enter races now and then. That means I train—a couple of miles on weekdays, long …

Pedagogy

The Ultimate Guide to Gamifying Your Classroom

No one wants to been seen as the stuffy teacher stuck in the past who lectures from the front of the classroom and doesn’t seem to care about student …

What Does the Research Say on Professional Development, Anyway?

<b>By Dina Hasiotis</b><p>We know that by consistently helping teachers reach their full potential in the classroom, we could put millions of students on the path to success. And as we shared previously, conventional wisdom is that we all already know how to help teachers improve. But do we really?<p>Over the …

20 Amazing & Masculine Home Office Ideas

No man has ever carved out his name by resting on his laurels. That’s why I always say that when you play hard, you work your arse off twice as hard. …

Amazing

Personalized Learning for Every Student with Highlight

Highlight from Education Elements is a cloud based personalized learning platform (PLP) being used in over 100 schools across the country serving …

Personalized learning is especially good for students of color

What would schools look like if they were designed around the needs of students?<p>That’s the question that drives the work of Rebecca Wolfe, director …

Pedagogy

How the Simple ‘1-2-3 Method’ Can Make You Stronger Than Ever

Maximize your strength and blast through plateaus with this easy-to-follow rep scheme<p>Some things are too complicated to possibly understand: taxes, space travel, women. But building <b>strength</b> doesn’t have to be. In fact, it can be as easy as 1-2-3.<p>A long-time favorite of coaches and trainers, the …

Everything Teachers Need to Know about Project Based Learning- 6 Must Read Books

'A practical guide to Project Based Learning. Designed for middle and high school teachers, the PBL Starter Kit contains down-to-earth, classroom …

How to use Google tools in Project-Based Learning. infographic

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4 Google Certifications for Teachers!

Pinterest<p>Google Certifications for Teachers!<p><b>***UPDATE! Check out this NEW post on 5 Google Certifications available for educators, including a FREE</b> …

Education Technology

Google’s new courses help teachers seeking to integrate its services into the classroom

Google wants schools to take advantage of its Apps for Education suite of productivity tools and services, but it also recognizes that proper professional development is essential to enabling educators and transforming education. The company today announced the release of a free training platform …

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 …

Personalize, Not Standardize

I received the following question in one of my sessions today:How do you engage the teachers and students who think it is “easier” to just do it …

How to Stop Saying Um | The Art of Manliness

In the pursuit of becoming a better man, becoming well-spoken is a task that should not be overlooked. How you speak is a huge component of the …

Personalized Learning “Look For’s” in the Classroom

“Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.” By Stephen CoveyPersonalized Learning (PL) looks different in every school and in every …

How Teachers Can Become Fluent in Classroom Technology

During one of our last leadership team meetings this past school year, we reflected on our use of digital portfolios to house student work. We had a …

9 Steps For Schools To Create Their Own BYOD Policy

If you haven’t noticed lately, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is kind of a big deal, both in business, technology, and education fields.<p>Why? In …

The testing mess-how do we get out of it?

NOTE: This commentary is written as a tribute to the work of Grant Wiggins, who in so many ways focused us onto the power of understanding, authentic …

Review of 50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom

If you are using Google Classroom you need this book. Alice Keeler and Libbi Miller have done a fantastic job creating a user friendly text that will …

Why You Need to Encrypt Your Android Phone Before You Wipe It and Sell It

Android's Factory Reset option is broken and it could compromise your security<p>Of course you're going to factory reset your phone before you give it away or sell it. You don't want all your data sitting on there, right? Unfortunately a new study shows even a full factory reset will leave data behind …

Gain 10 Pounds of Muscle in 4 Weeks

It’s a lofty goal: Gain 10 pounds of muscle in just one month. While such results are aggressive and can’t continue at the same torrid rate …

Getting started with Google Photos

You can have your Android M, your Brillo, your Cardboard and any of the other products announced at Google's I/O developer conference yesterday.<p>I just need Google Photos , a product I've been waiting for to create order out of my sprawling photo library. I have used Picasa for years to share photos …

Literacy Expert: Weak Readers Lack Fluency, Not Critical Thinking

Students who are far from reading on grade level should not be expected to meet the higher expectations of the Common Core State Standards in a year …