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Gluten Free Peach Galette

A crowd pleaser of a dessert that works with any stone fruit you have on hand. A galette is perfect for working with gluten free pastry as it …

Baking

The End of Average

I’ve just finished reading Todd Rose’s book The End of Average – a captivating read that challenges almost all of the underlying assumptions that …

Personalization

Instant Plagiarism Check Add-on for Google Docs from Unicheck

Unicheck, well-known in the educational circles for their technological breakthroughs and innovations, has created a Google Docs plagiarism checker …

5 Things Every Millennial Needs to Know About Becoming a Leader | Inc.com

You probably know Simon Sinek as a best-selling author and accomplished speaker. But what you probably don't know is that he struggled early on in his career to develop the confidence he's so known for today. Like many of us, Simon struggled early in his career with confidence and was deeply …

Leadership

Differentiation: The Magic Tool of Teaching by @RichardjaRogers

Curation: Creatively Filtering Content

We are living in an era of information overload. So much content is shared online that curation is needed as a way to get value out of the …

Flipgrid for Literature Circles? Yes, Please!

Flipgrid is a video discussion community that helps teachers amplify student voice inside (and outside) their classrooms. And it’s perfect for …

Education Technology

Battling Against Traditional Perceptions of Teaching and Learning

My goal with blended learning has always been to shift the focus from me to my students. I want to place <i>them</i> at the center of learning. I want <i>them</i> to …

The Art of Reflection

This naturally led to a conversation about portfolios. Portfolio discussions typically center on the tools: how to save, share, and publish student …

Makey Makey projects for Year 3 to 6 students

Makey Makey together with Scratch is a wonderful combination of tools that can be used to create all sorts of nifty solutions with students, as well …

Education Technology

The art of inquiry: 10 practices for the inquiry teacher

Working Towards Personalised PLD – Part 1

One of my goals for next year is to promote teacher agency through the implementation of a personalised approach to professional learning and …

"James was the guy everyone said we should meet in setting up Simplicity, and that's turned out to be great advice.<p>He quickly and effectively advised …

13 Powerful Phrases Proven to Help an Anxious Child Calm Down

It’s time for school. The bus will arrive any minute. Maybe today will be the day!<p>But then you hear it: “Mom, I don’t want to go to school.”<p>Your …

10 iPad Activities Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do

August 2, 2017 iPad has been increasingly adopted as an instructional tool in classrooms especially in the north American context. As a versatile …

4 Ways to Apply Design Thinking in Your School

Design thinking is a process for developing new ideas and solving problems. It is a series of “design-specific cognitive activities that designers …

Comment on Professional Development Model: Documenting4Learning by The What? Why? How? of Documenting4Learning – Documenting FOR Learning

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Tools that Facilitate Documenting | Silvia Tolisano

I am on a quest to make documenting FOR learning a topic to think about in all educational conversations. How do we document our own learning? How do …

The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies

<b>Listen to this post as a podcast:</b><p><b>When I worked with student teachers</b> on developing effective lesson plans, one thing I always asked them to revise …

Teaching

Staying ahead of the game

I’ve just had the pleasure of being a part of an intensive two-day Deep Learning Lab in Christchurch with educators from the NZ schools involved in …

Innovation

8 Skills Every Digital Leader Needs

CHICAGO — One topic could be heard during all of the workshops presented on day one of CMSWire and Digital Workplace Group's Digital Workplace …

Round 1 of #ISTE17 Ignite Sessions was great! #SketchISTE https://t.co/rsUCULX5cB

5 Ways to Kick Start Reflection in Your Classroom

<b>The Why</b><p>As educators, our job is to help students make meaning of concepts and ideas. We want our students to construct knowledge, to be creators of …

The Australian Curriculum

2 Easy Ways For Your Students To Cite Resources In A Google Doc

A great 21 Century Learning Skill (I would ague the Century is irrelevant), is to be able to cite other sources correctly.In Australia, the ACARA ICT …

10 reasons to use Green Screen in the classroom @DoInkTweets #greenscreen #edtechchat #EdChatIE #edtech https://t.co/ONL9vIxn54

5 Ways to Avoid Disasters When Collaborating in Google Drive

How do you feel about having your students collaborate in Google Drive?Having students collaborate in Google Drive is one of my all time FAVORITE …

Learning in an ILE - @Muriwhenua17

Flipgrid: Use Student Videos to Promote Discussion and Engagement

Flipgrid is a new K-12 resource that is designed to promote open discussion between all students within your classroom. Teachers post topics, videos, …