Scott Kinkoph

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Teaching

Before a Meeting, Tell Your Team That Silence Denotes Agreement

The meeting seemed to go smoothly. Bill, the executive vice president of sales at a global company, had gathered his extended leadership team — a group of more than 20 people — and outlined his latest plan to reconfigure the sales organization. When he asked if anyone had concerns, there were a few …

Harvard Business Review

How Turning Math Into a Maker Workshop Can Bring Calculations to Life

It might have been the banana piano. Or perhaps the bongos, made from lemons that students had plucked from the citrus tree at school. Elizabeth …

Mathematics Education

Secret Teacher: I refuse to be a Kardashian with a PGCE

I used to love going out on a course and learning stuff. The chance to meet new people, share resources, get ideas and a free lunch. The best continued professional development (CPD) these days is online, or so I’m told. From interactive conversations on Twitter to webinars, now it seems I have to …

Teaching

How To Be A Great Teacher, From 12 Great Teachers

Great teachers have two things in common: an exceptional level of devotion to their students, and the drive to inspire each one to learn and succeed.

At NPR Ed we're just about halfway through our 50 Great Teachers project.

We've profiled teachers at all levels, in all subjects, from all over the …

Teaching

A Stanford scientist says we wear our work stress like a 'badge of honor' — but it's hurting our health and success

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In her new book "The Happiness Track," Emma Seppala debunks one of the biggest myths among Western workers: the idea that you have to be insanely stressed to be successful.

In fact, Seppala, the science director of Stanford's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, …

Stanford University

Google Chromebit review: An $85 Chrome browser for your TV, but it doesn’t make sense

At the end of last year, Google finally started selling its Asus-manufactured Chromebit dongle, having announced it in March 2015.

In essence, it’s a Chrome OS computer the size of something a little larger than a USB key, and it costs just $85.

However, you can get a PC-on-a-stick experience from …

Google

5 Fantastic, Fast, Formative Assessment Tools

I thought I could read my students' body language. I was wrong. As an experiment, I used Socrative when I taught binary numbers. What I learned …

Teaching

Smart socks keep watch over diabetics' feet

Many diabetics have limited feeling in their feet, and thus aren't aware when pressure is being exerted on one area of the foot for a prolonged …

Wearable Tech

dokiWatch Is A Smartwatch For Kids

Kids these days already have access to smartphones and tablets, so why not smartwatches too, right? Now if you’d rather not spend a few hundred …

Kids

K-12 science teachers in dire need of PD

Sustained professional learning opportunities are needed to help science teachers teach new science standards, according to a new report

K-12 science …

Scientific Research

How I Took Control Over My Own Professional Development

How I Took Control Over My Own Professional Development

or ‘The Real World Masters In Education’

Every so often, someone would tell me that I should …

Professional Development

How To Turn Daily Tasks Into Opportunities For Professional Development

These four steps can make completing your daily tasks better for your professional development than taking formal training.

If one of your resolutions for 2016 was aimed at professional development, there’s still hope.

Even though the so-called "Blue Monday" slump comes this time in January, when …

Professional Development

5 Ways to Become a ‘Full Stack’ Librarian

In a previous article I proposed that college and university educators and administrators should think of their academic library as an educational …

Information Literacy

4 Critical Leadership Abilities Leading to Student Success

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No one can expect an organization to move dynamically into the future without a vision, a …

Leadership

Collaboration Matters — and Technology in the Classroom Helps

There’s a reason why employers rank collaboration as one of the top traits they expect in their future employees. Technology has provided people with …

Collaboration

Why Americans should not be coming up with their own solutions to teacher training issues

Professional development of American teachers costs up to $18 billion a year with at least half of that spent on workshops for teachers. But no …

Teaching

Teacher as Researcher: The Ultimate Professional Development

Teacher researchers pause each morning as they walk into their classrooms and ask, "What will my students teach me today?" To answer that question, …

Introverted Teachers Aren't Sold on Push for Collaborative Time

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Teamwork: Great concept. Many educators and organization extol the …

Collaboration

Ibbleobble Brainbox - Fun with numbers

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Is your child ready to be an Ibbleobble Brainbox? They will be the envy of all your friends after learning with these incredibly …

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8 ways this middle school innovates for its students

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What teachers are saying

“This is such a fun, interactive way to get the kids moving... best of all it can take as little time as you need! Thank you …

Why We Went Multi-Device, Multi-Platform For Our 1:1 Initiative - A.J. JULIANI

I’ve been around a lot of 1:1 initiatives in schools. As a teacher, I was around when Classrooms for the Future started, and when my former district …

Education Technology

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3 Virtual Classroom-Management Tools Teachers Love

November 13, 2015

Establishing a well-functioning classroom requires a significant amount of planning. Teachers have a long checklist, which includes …

Education

15 Digital Storytelling Tools

Engaging, multimedia-rich digital stories can capture the attention of students and increase their interest in exploring new ideas. Combining …

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