R Thomsen

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Secret Teacher: I refuse to let the negativity in teaching bring me down

There’s no doubt teaching faces huge problems. But we won’t be able to change anything unless we start shouting about how great the profession is<p>More from Secret Teacher<p>A few years ago, I did the unthinkable as a teacher. I cancelled my membership to the union and the education press.<p>I always tell …

Teaching

27 Meaningful Ways to Use EdTech … THINGLINK Style!

Creating Fun Interactive Content With ThingLink is a Blast! I’ve been wanting to give ThingLink a try for a while now. The idea of being able to …

Education Technology

5 Critical Issues In Digital Learning - Best Practices + Lessons Learned

Today I will be at Google’s New York office speaking on a panel hosted by Google and HMH where I will share insights and best practices for school …

Golden Gazpacho

Servings: 4<p>Prep Time: 10 Minutes<p>Total Time: 10 Minutes, plus at least 1 hour to chill<p>Ingredients<p>6 cups yellow cherry tomatoes (you'll need about 3 …

Food

New OECD Report Is Not An Indictment Of Ed Tech – It’s Really An Indictment Of Unilateralism & Professional Development

The media is awash today in headlines about a new report finding that, as the BBC headline says, Computers ‘do not improve’ pupil results.<p>I don’t …

Teaching

5 Important Tips for Teaching Anything | Inc.com

Nearly everyone has to teach something to someone at some point. You might be training your team, instructing a colleague or even helping your child get smarter. As a professional speaker and writer, I teach a lot. I find that each different teaching medium calls for a very specific approach to …

Teaching

From the Classroom to Consultant in 6 Smart Steps

Learning Strategies<p>From the Classroom to Consultant in 6 Smart Steps<p>sponsored content from Capella University<p>By Carolyn Fruin     Jul 19, 2015<p>I hear …

Education Technology