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27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding

<b>27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding</b><p>Checking for understanding is the foundation of teaching.<p>Whether you’re using formative assessment for data …

Education Technology

Joanna Van Raden Presenter Interview - 2014 Connected Educator Un/Conference

The Connected Educator Un/Conference is being held Saturday, April 26 at the Jackson County ISD. Joanna Van Raden, an elementary teacher from …

3 Benefits of Flipped Classrooms

The fifth-graders at Alpine Elementary in Comstock Park, MI, don’t ask their parents for help with their math homework. Instead, they’re given a …

On Social Media, the Kids Are All Right

Kids today! Depending on who you listen to, social media is making them meaner, lonelier, shallower, and fame-obsessed. But social media researcher …

21 Powerful Tweets from FlipCon16

<i>--Originally published at Flipped Learning – Flipping Education</i><p>Last week I was able to attend FlipCon16, the Flipped Learning Network's (FLN) annual …

Beyond School Supplies: How DonorsChoose is Crowdsourcing Real Education Reform

The charity is using its networking strength to provide teachers with new kinds of resources, and its data to hold bureaucrats accountable.<p>Every chance he gets, Charles Best, the founder of DonorsChoose.org, leafs through the carefully lettered, colorfully illustrated thank-you notes from public …

Education

Michigan Department of Education's role in teacher evaluation system made clearer in Senate hearing

LANSING -- If approved by lawmakers, the $27.8 million recommended in Gov. Rick Snyder's proposed budget for teacher evaluations will largely go …

How to Hang Out (and Hangout on Air)

How to Hangout (and Hangout on Air)<p>Purpose: This document is meant to provide a “flipped” tutorial for using Hangouts. There are many different tasks …

Video Story Problems Go Hollywood

Mar 6, 2014 by Ben Rimes<p>There’s been a lot of traffic on Twitter and a few blogs (some of them quite prominent in the education world) about the …

STUDENTS BUILD A 3D PRINTER IN SCIENCE CLASS

What happens when school work focuses on building the students' skill set rather than follow the prescribed curriculum path? Please, don't let me be …

Tynker Launches an iPad App That Helps Kids Learn Programming

The online programming education service Tynker has released an iPad app for students. The Tynker iPad app features stories that students animate by …

The Jackson Five: U.S. 127 bridges under repair, new JPS leader hired

JACKSON, MI – Welcome to the Jackson Five, your weekly peek at five Jackson-area government and school stories you may have missed, and a look ahead …