Jeffrey A. See

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Insights- A New Educational Tool for Creating Paperless Interactive Lessons

June 25, 2015<br>The popular educational app TinyTap has recently released a new tool called Insights. This is basically a data management tool to help …

Inside the Pulitzer Prize Book Winners

Mass extinction. A pope and a fascist. A lost North American tribe. A beguiling WWII tale. Scott Porch, Bill Morris, William O’Connor, and Malcolm …

Books

The Secrets To Building A Team Of Decision Makers

Make better decision-makers out of your team by giving them the freedom to be themselves.<p>We’re at a moment in time where top-down planning is increasingly ineffective. Change is the only constant. Rather than set a plan with rigid parts to have others deliver on, as a leader it’s more efficient to …

10 Terrible Traits of Lousy Leaders @coolcatteacher

Remind Takes Student and Stakeholder Engagement to a New Level

We all know Remind as a safe way for teachers to send one-way messages to students and parents. It’s been great for sending assignment reminders, …

Finland to scrap subject teaching

Although I have serious doubts about putting Finland on a pedestal, and have argued that it is finished as a role model in education, and that many …

Pedagogy

7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice

For a long time, when educators discussed differentiating instruction and meeting students’ individual needs, they did so through the framework of …

Program Computers, Not Kids @coolcatteacher

Kids

Tips to Engage 21st Century Students

Yes multitaskers are hard to hook in and keep their focus on a learning task for longer time but motivation makes a difference. When students are …

Education Technology

Helpful chart! @Primary_Ed: Traditional Learner vs. 21st Century Learner @growinglearners #edchat #educoach #edtech http://t.co/0zADEnlh0B

Why Principals Matter

Earlier this year, Nadia Lopez was ready to quit her job at Mott Hall Bridges Academy. Lopez founded the public middle school in 2010, hoping to provide educational stability to students in Brownsville, Brooklyn—the poorest neighborhood in New York City. Four years later, though, she worried her …

R.I.P., American conservatism: What’s really behind the Tea Party’s barren individualism

Conservatives who dominate today’s GOP actually scorn traditional conservatism’s most cherished ideals. Here’s why<p>In two recent articles for Salon, Elias Isquith wrote very perceptively about the right’s misadventures with the measles vaccine. In “America’s Vaccination Nightmare,” he described the …

RSS and Feedly: Stay Up to Date Using RSS and no Hassle

Khan Academy for iPad picks up interactive exercises in latest update

Sharpen your skills: over 150,000 interactive, Common Core aligned math exercises are included with instant feedback and step-by-step hints. Follow …

Creating an Authentic Maker Education Rubric

Part 1: Process<p>The process of making in the classroom needs to be incorporated in the final grade. Is each student fully engaged? Do students use …

Copyright Lesson Plans: Copyright 101 Video Lesson

How Digital Tools Improve Teaching and Learning

Adapted from an article I co-authored, Real-World Ready: Leveraging Digital Tools <br>Digital tools are transforming essential elements of the education …

Education Technology

5 Ways Classroom Design Can Improve What We Learn And Who Learns It

It’s not only people who can be exclusionary. So can the decor.<p>Young undergraduates walk into a computer science lab at Stanford University and are handed a career survey about their interest in the field. What researchers learned when they asked students to do this was something fascinating: The …

Education

Here’s how a real teenager uses, and doesn’t use, social media

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: 1000 Words/Shutterstock<p>There’s a whole category of social-science fallacy that revolves around extrapolating from one …

TV shows

6 Alternative Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning

Social Media<p>Page 2 of 4<p><b>2) Diigo</b><p>Pickett also uses the social bookmarking tool Diigo with her classes. Diigo lets users bookmark Web pages from any …

Free contemporary K-12 curriculum design

This Is Why You Should Use Infographics in Education

December1, 2014<br>Today as I was curating a list of tools to use for creating infograhics in class, I came across this interesting visual created by …

The Complete Guide to 20% Time (and Genius Hour) in the Classroom

It’s been almost a full three years since I told my students they would have 20% of their class time to work on whatever project they were inspired …

New Poster: Explaining SAMR Model Through Google Apps

November 27, 2014<br>Here is another great find today from Google Apps Action. Davis created this excellent visual illustrating how to integrated SAMR …

Excellent Tips to Stimulate Creativity

November 18, 2014<br>Creativity block, similar to writer's block, is a mental state that makes you feel incapacitated and unable to generate new ideas to …

Technology that puts the classroom in students’ laptops

With classrooms extending to students' laptops, tablets and even their phones, postsecondary schools are looking for ways to use constantly changing technology to augment learning.<p>"Teaching and learning is changing," explains Patrick Lyons, the director of teaching and learning at Carleton …