David Sornberger

198 Flips | 1 Magazine | 6 Likes | 20 Following | 26 Followers | @djsorn | District Principal with TLDSB. Intrigued by innovative instructional strategies, leadership development, tech, social media, books, music & coffee.

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Malcolm Gladwell on Criticism, Tolerance, and Changing Your Mind

At a recent event from the New York Public Library’s wonderful <i>LIVE from the NYPL</i> series, interviewer extraordinaire <b>Paul Holdengräber</b> sat down with <b>Malcolm Gladwell</b> — author of such bestselling books as <b>The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference</b> (<i>public library</i>), <b>Blink: The Power of</b> …

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7 Monday Morning Habits Of Highly Successful People

Have you ever wondered what highly successful people do on Monday mornings? Success is not created by luck, but by working hard toward reaching a …

10 images to share at your next faculty meeting

Minecraft for the classroom? Microsoft is launching a site to help teachers master 'Minecraft' #saskedchat #cdnedchat 3 years ago

Why Ninth Grade is the Pivotal Year for Dropping Out of High School

There are programs to keep kids from dropping out, but the causes run more deeply, down to the design of school, according to researchers.<br>[[ This is …

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7 iPad Accessories Every Teacher Should Know about

July 1, 2015<br>iPad is becoming a ubiquitous device in today’s classrooms. More and more teachers are using them in their everyday instruction. From …

Apple’s iTunes U gets an Integrated Grade Book, 1-to-1 Discussions, Homework Hand-In, and more

If you’re not familiar with iTunes U service, you should check it out. It’s a resource for teachers to create and manage educational content for …

What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

A survey of schools around the world reveals what schools could look like, trends in personalized learning, the role of teachers and challenges to …

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Everything your school needs to know about iOS9

At the company’s annual WWDC conference yesterday, Apple announced the latest version of its iOS operating system that powers the iPad and iPhone. …

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Apple's iTunes U course on Swift is watershed in high school computer science education

Feature<p>In a groundbreaking first, Apple at this year's WWDC conference in June published an iTunes U course that provides educators with first party …

Atlantic provinces agree to standardize apprenticeships

CHARLOTTETOWN -- The Atlantic provinces have signed an agreement aimed at making it easier for apprentices to have their training recognized across …

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Top tips for teachers on engaging parents in learning

From having parents come in to speak about their jobs to sending postcards home, education experts share advice on parental engagement

Teaching

Which Early Childhood Experiences Shape Adult Life?

"It seems like, at least in these early years, the parents' role is to communicate with the child and let them know, 'I'm here for you when you're …

John Hattie Releases 'The Politics of Distraction'

<i>By allowing the debate to focus on what schools can do for us and not what we can do for schools, we create an argument that schools can only lose.</i> …

Entrepreneurship in Canada ranks 2nd in world, report says

Canada is second only to the U.S. in levels of entrepreneurial activity, beating most G7 countries and much of the developed world.<p>That's the …

Entrepreneurship

20 misused English words that make smart people look silly

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with. If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because we’re cautious with words we’re unsure of and, thus, they don’t create much of an …

Language

Apple, IBM to take partnership into education with app for teachers

It appears that Apple and IBM have plans to stretch their mobile solutions partnership beyond enterprise and into the classroom, as the companies are …

6 myths that prevent people from learning multiple languages

You're probably familiar with the romanticized image of the polyglot. It goes something like this:<p>After attending the recent polyglot conference in Berlin, I can tell you that I didn't meet a single person who comes close to that description (although I'm sure many of us wouldn't mind it).<p>It's true …

Being Vulnerable: The Power of “I Don’t Know”

The role of teaching has transformed over the years. One day, we were considered to be the carriers of knowledge who gave it to students with the …

20 Online Graphic Design Tools To Publish Visual Content

Digital literacy for educators is, in part about digital publishing.You might not have a blog but digital publishing is still an important part of …