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9 Essential #EdTech Ideas to Share With Your Team

Technology is playing a bigger role in classrooms and schools in this country and around the world. Here are a few thoughts to keep technology in …

We need to teach our children how to dream

We don’t need to teach our kids to code, we need to teach them how to dream<p>Life is becoming increasingly less predictable. From the political …

Digital Tools and Distraction in School

As computers become less expensive, many schools are opting to bring low-cost machines such as Chromebooks into the classroom. While this has opened …

How Should Reading Be Taught in a Digital Era?

Most experts agree that even the very youngest students should be learning with a mix of print and digital texts.

Teaching

The Trouble With Twitter in Education

The trouble with <i>Twitter</i>, I heard recently, is that it’s really just about self-promotion and is, therefore, largely a waste of time. For a free …

Tell your kid she can become President.

When I was 10 (or 9 or 11 or 12, I can’t remember), my family gave me a giant fortune cookie for my birthday. Inside, the fortune read, “You will be …

4 Ways We Hold Others Back

You can’t change anyone but yourself, but you can create the conditions where change is more likely to happen for others. As I work with many …

20 Tips for New Instructional Coaches

Welcome to the wonderful world of coaching. Ten years ago I took a full-time job as an instructional coach after having dabbled part time in coaching …

Professional Development

Educational Technology (EdTech) and STEM Education Resource

This website is an educational technology (EdTech) and STEM education resource for teachers, students, administrators and education leaders. -David …

Creating a Culture of Collaboration Through Technology Integration | always learning

Last week, Chrissy and I were invited to give our presentation from ASB Unplugged, Hardware is Not Enough: The Teacher-Facilitator Partnership, to …

KQED

Can the act of making or designing something help kids feel like they have agency over the objects and systems in their lives? That’s the main …

The Blank Planner Project – Collaborative planning on technology unit

Trevor Lindsay, grade 5 teacher, Riverstone International School, USAStacey Walker, grade 5 teacher, Riverstone International School, USA<i>Imagine</i> …

Pedagogy

The Many Roles of an Instructional Coach

From mentoring to publicizing, the instructional coach helps shape the school landscape.

Teaching

Media Use in School-Aged Children and Adolescents

• Loprinzi PD,<br>• Davis RE<p>. Secular trends in parent-reported television viewing among children in the United States, 2001-2012.Child Care Health Dev. …

The 7 Transdisciplinary Habits of Mind: Extending the TPACK framework Towards 21st Century Learning

Putting Digital Tools to Work in Numeracy

I am currently privileged to be working with a fabulous bunch of student teachers in the third year ICT and Numeracy topic at South Australia's …

How Audiobooks Can Help Kids Who Struggle with Reading

School librarian Mary Ann Scheuer remembers a second grader who couldn’t keep up with the class during reading time. The child was a grade-level …

Books

We've stopped trusting institutions and started trusting strangers | Rachel Botsman

Something profound is changing our concept of trust, says Rachel Botsman. While we used to place our trust in institutions like governments and …

Blockchain

How our creativity is shaped by our culture

<b>When you think of creative people who immediately springs to mind?</b><p>Da Vinci, Ive, Lovelace, Pelé?<p>Far from just an individual capacity, our creativity …

How Clear Expectations Can Inhibit Genuine Thinking in Students

<i>Excerpted with permission of the publisher Jossey-Bass, a Wiley brand, from Creating Cultures of Thinking: The 8 Forces We Must Master to Truly</i> …

Teaching

Visual Literacy: Readings - Media Literacy Clearinghouse

<b>A</b><p><b>B</b><p><b>D</b><p><b>E</b><p><b>F</b><p><b>G</b><p>Genius of Photography (BBC series)<br>• Get The Picture: Thinking About Photographs<br>• Getting Analytical With Media Images<br>• Girl from iconic Great …

Teaching a Future President

Would you teach differently if you knew that a future president was sitting in your classroom?<p>A president’s job is a special kind of difficult — not …

Leaving the Comfort Zone

<i>“Our kids now need an education that is far more connected and real than in the past — an education that gives them not only knowledge, but also</i> …

What Counts As Evidence in Changing Practice?

<i>(This is one of my longer posts, but it necessarily deals with quite a lot of detail — I’ve tried to shorten it through the inclusion of links to</i> …

The janitor felt invisible to Georgetown students — until one changed his life

Every night, they had the same routine.<p>The Georgetown University business student would settle in for his cram session — soda, chips, books lined up.<p>And the janitor would come in to start his night shift — polishing each of the windows in the study room, moving amid all those books and chips and …

South Sudan

KQED

<b>By Anne Stevens</b><p>For educators ready to try the idea of design thinking, you’ll be glad to know it does not require extensive transformation of your …

What is the PYP? From the perspective of new-to-PYP Teachers

We have 25 wonderful new PYP staff. They have been working SO hard to make sense of a completely new education framework. They have spent 9 weeks …