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How to Motivate Your Students in the Classroom Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on January 4, 2014<p>Getting students engaged is not an easy task particularly in an age that is full of all kinds of distractions. Some argue …

Why Is Data a Dirty Word?

<i>Data is not supposed to hold us down, but help us grow.</i><p>We are inundated with data, and I'm not just referring to educators and school leaders. It …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

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I Believe in "One Size Fits All" PD

<b>Guest post by Matt Renwick</b><p>When you hear professional development described as “one size fits all,” what do you imagine? Heads resting on hands? …

Watch Ashton Kutcher Blow Kids’ Minds With Steve Jobs Quotes In “Smart Is Sexy” Speech

“The sexiest thing in the entire world is being really smart. And being thoughtful. And being generous. Everything else is crap!”<p>Ashton Kutcher passionately shouted (yes, shouted) life advice at Nickelodeon viewers as he accepted a Teen Choice Award last night. Most spend award speeches thanking …

Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck

“Invaluable advice and timeless wisdom written with clarity and practicality for any business leader.”<p>dominic barton, Global Managing Director, …

InformED

The influence of parental involvement on a student’s academic success should not be underestimated. While brain power, work ethic, and even genetics …

How to Understand & Work with Your iCloud Photo Stream

iPhoneography – capturing unique moments of time every day and every place with an iPhone. It goes without saying that your photos are important to …

20+ Innovative Ways to Use Google Forms

20 + innovative pedagogical strategies using Google Forms Tanya Avrith MA. Ed Tech. Google Certified Teacher and Apple Distinguished Educator …

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Building Social and Emotional Skills in Elementary Students: So Similar

• An understanding of what was similar for everyone<br>• Respect for their differences<br>• Appreciation for other students and teachers alike<p>Pass the Pulse and …

Why I Tweet and Use Kidblog In Kindergarten!

Last week one of my students created a post on their kidblog about something they designed with materials at their home. My student took a …

Engagement and Compliance in the Classroom. They Aren't the Same!

As I travel and work with teachers to improve practice and increase student achievement, classroom management is often a topic we focus on in professional development. Whether managing a 1:1 classroom or understanding how a teacher manages a PBL project, teachers are always looking for best …

The Simple Guide To Managing Your Email More Effectively

Whether you are a CEO, student, or freelancer, email is something that we all have to deal with. But practice obviously does not make perfect as many …

Productivity

Mining Books To Map Emotions Through A Century

Were people happier in the 1950s than they are today? Or were they more frustrated, repressed and sad?<p>To find out, you'd have to compare the emotions of one generation to another. British anthropologists think they may have found the answer — embedded in literature.<p>Several years ago, more or less …

7 Wonderful TED Talks on Learning from Failure

Talking about mistakes and failure, today's post features 8 of the best TED Talks on some great personalities and how how they have learned from …

Gallup Blog

Mar 27, 2018<p>Learn how your district can attract, recruit, develop, and retain talented teachers to create thriving schools during a teacher …