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Letting Students Succeed as Themselves

Getting a New Perspective<p>During four months this spring I had the honor of working with teachers in several schools in Aotearoa New Zealand. I use …

Critical thinking: how to help your students become better learners

Want your class to make the most out of learning opportunities? Try focusing not just on the task itself, but how they approach it<p>Encouraging students to build awareness, understanding and control of their thought processes – also known as metacognition – has been identified by the Education …

Pedagogy

The Golden Lesson: Take A Risk

Reading Time: 3 minutes.Have you ever tried a golden lesson? Golden lessons are lessons where you take risks. These are the lessons where

Teaching

Classroom Rules Minions Video

• This Minions Classroom Rules video currently has 2,041,332 views on YouTube<br>• Use this video to introduce, discuss and develop a set of class rules …

Education Technology

Want to Scale? Take Advice From the Founders of LinkedIn, Airbnb and More.

Stalled? Take a page from these experts to help you get to that next level.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In the new podcast</i><i>Masters of Scale</i><i>,</i> <i>LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman</i> <i>explores his philosophy on how to scale a business -- and at</i><i>Entrepreneur.com</i><i>, entrepreneurs are responding with their own</i> …

Startups

Motivating Students to Read

Effective teachers incorporate a variety of methods in their lessons to accommodate students with different preferences, processing styles, and …

The Difference Between Marketing and Advertising and Why You Need Both in Your Life

Ever wonder if marketing and advertising are one and the same? Spoiler alert: They're not. Here's why successful companies have strategic plans for both.<p>On the surface, marketing and advertising seem to be synonymous; two words that can be used interchangeably to describe a process that helps you …

How 4 Influencers Built Their Personal Brands From Scratch

Ever wonder why some entrepreneurs take their personal brands to the next level and become household names?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to branding, there are two kinds of business owners: those who prefer to stay behind the scenes and let their …

Entrepreneurship

4 Surprisingly Common Epic Fails That Could Shutter Your Startup

You may not be aware that you are making four common mistakes that should make you question whether to keep going with your startup<p>With all the talk of unicorns--startups valued at over $1 billion--you can be forgiven for thinking that being an entrepreneur is an easy road to riches.<p>But that’s …

Startups

Here Is A Collection of Some New Educational Web Tools and Apps for Teachers

August 4, 2015<br>An important part of an effective integration of technology in your instruction besides knowing the ‘pedagogical whys’ behind the tech …

5 Ways to Integrate Snapchat Into Your Marketing Strategy

Just when you feel like you’re figuring it all out…<p>Another social media marketing platform pops up.<p>I get it, you’ve just come to grips with how to …

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 …

Google Offers A Free Online Computational Thinking Course for Educators

July 4, 2015<br>Several students confound computational thinking with computer science when, in fact, the two refers to two different concepts. Computer …

Education Technology

What It Takes To Prepare For College Today

As I start posting on education in general and the college admissions process in particular, I may not have to go with the whole Roman Catholic “Bless me, Father, for I have sinned…” preamble; however, I do have a confession to make: I didn’t take high school and the college application process …

College & University

Some New Interesting Updates to Google Classroom

July 3, 2015<br>Google Classroom has recently released a bunch of new updates. Most important of which is Classroom share button that will enable …

Inside The Tank: Mr. Wonderful On Building Empires

Investing five minutes into reading this [pst may end up being your equivalent to investing in Apple in 1980. I recently sat down with Kevin O'Leary, the entrepreneur, investor, journalist, author, and financial commentator best known as Mr. Wonderful, the honest and sometimes insolent shark on …

How to Promote with Brand Ambassadors Using Visual Content Marketing

Passionate brand advocates can provide marketing on steroids.<p>On a social web they boost sharing, enable crowd sourced marketing and they do it for …

The Press Release Is Dead — Use This Instead

Share this post000<p>I’m QUITE TIRED of dealing with MILLIONS of tech entrepreneurs (these days there are a HELL of a lot of you) and (some) PR people …

Education as Entertainment: YouTube Sensations Teaching The Future

YouTube recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. With over 1 billion unique visitors a month, it is notorious as a prime site for procrastination and a haven for cat videos. But the most surprising viral sensations are located in an unexpected channel: Education. In fact, education videos are …

21 Places for Finding Social Media Content to Fill Your Schedule

Is your schedule packed full of social media content?<p>Some experts schedule their entire social media calendar months in advance, while others like …

30+ tools for diverse learners

New discoveries about the workings of the learning brain have converged with advancements in educational technology to finally make possible the …

It's The Power Of Quantum Mechanics That Allows The Sun To Shine

The greatest source of concentrated energy in the Universe today is starlight, where the largest single objects in the Universe emit tremendous amounts of power through the smallest of processes: the nuclear fusion of subatomic particles. If you happen to be on a planet in orbit around such a star, …

Extend learning by NOT using grades

<i>When a grade is given, the learning stops.</i><p><i>When specific feedback is provided and extending questions are asked, the learning goes deeper.</i><p>We've all …

Pedagogy

The Disrupted Leader: A Three-Dimensional Shift In Talent Management

Gleeful proclamations aside, there are signs that leadership and how it values human talent is changing. The same concept of disruption — a nicely sophisticated way to describe how (first) various innovations and (second) the changing workforce have had an impact on the world of work — can be used …

40 Teacher-Reviewed EdTech Tools At ISTE 2015

Are you attending the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in Philadelphia this year? There are nearly 600 educational …

Hurdles in Pairing General, Special Education Teachers

In 2003, about half of school-age students with disabilities spent most of their school day in classrooms with their typically developing peers. By …

Daymond John: How I Spot Winners

This Shark Tank star has learned to spot entrepreneurial talent fast. The trick? Focus on the people, not the product.<p><i>It’s been a while since Daymond John lost his shirt on a business deal, even though he started his first company by giving shirts away. Back when the Fubu founder was just getting</i> …

A startup that sells $1 razors is now worth $615 million thanks to campaigns like, 'Our blades are f---ing great!'

The Los Angeles-based startup launched three years ago with an idea to steal market share from razor powerhouse, Gillette. CEO Michael Dubin promised a better price point: for $1 a month, Dollar Shave Club sends you a high quality razor. He created a crude and goofy viral video to support the …

Startups