Jamie Lusebrink

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2015’s Top Education Technology Trends

<i>Editor’s note: This piece was originally written by Katie Lepi and ran on February 28th, 2014. A lot has changed since then, so we’ve had author</i> …

On Motivation and Engagement

File this one under “thinking out loud” or “I need help”<p>It’s no secret to readers, friends and my students that I have a thing with grading. Take …

5 Ways To Influence Change

“At the end of the day, what qualifies people to be called ‘leaders’ is their capacity to influence others to change their behavior in order to …

Teaching

What Building Relationships With Students Really Means

By onMay 31, 2014<p>It’s common for teachers to misunderstand the term “building relationships.”<p>They hear of the importance of creating connections with …

Becoming a Gmail and Chrome Power User

Gmail

Resources for Using Rubrics in the Middle Grades

Resources by Topic:<p>Designing and Using Rubrics<p>How Do Rubrics Help? (Edutopia, 2008)<p>This article from Edutopia’s Assessment Professional Development …

Teachers Need to Follow Their Own Rules

Behavior Follows Values<p>To be honest, had cell phones existed while I was a seventh-grade teacher, I might have been tempted to text during a boring …

Google Hangouts Guide for Teachers

Google Hangouts is Google's free video-conferencing tool that is available for teachers to use as part of Google Apps for Education. Up to 10 …

Technology in schools needn’t be scary

Johannesburg - You don’t go on a training workshop to figure out how your new flat-screen television works and your child didn’t take social network …

Using Humor to Get Students to the Top of Bloom's Taxonomy - BAM! Radio Network

Humor well used can be an amazing tool for engaging students and bringing joy into your classroom. Tune in for some tips on how to get students …

Teaching

Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students

In fact, the business world has a lot to learn from educators: what motivates people, how to inspire people to perform well. But educators can also …

50+ Ways a Tablet Can Make You a More Effective Teacher

Homework, Sleep, and the Student Brain

Most schools have a philosophy about homework that is challenged by each parent's experience doing homework "back in the day." Parents' common …

Teaching

Terrific Rubric to Help You Create Rubrics for Your Class

May 27, 2014<br>Rubrics serve a wide variety of purposes most important of which is to guide the instructional process in class towards a set of …

Is Mathematics Physics?

Is mathematics physics?<p>I think of mathematics as <i>the physics of necessity</i>. The major difference between <i>physical entities</i> (like atoms, the magnetic …

25 Techy Tips Every Teacher Should Know About

Technology is a key player in the teaching and learning equation. It has become an eventuality that every teacher should live with. We no longer have …

Aurasma For The Classroom

Present Remotely<p>Send the link below via email or IM<p>Copy<p>Present to your audience<p>Start remote presentation<p>Invited audience members <b>will follow you</b> as …

Craig Kemp's Professional Reflection Blog: Global Connections Makes Learning More Engaging

Analyzing iPad Myths in Education

<b>How to Argue for iPads in the Classroom</b><p><i>A collaboration between iPad Educators</i> <i>Steve Lai (@sly111, Canada) and</i> <i>Richard Wells (@ipadwells, New</b> …

Your Face Scares Me: Understanding the Hyperrational Adolescent Brain

Siegel’s recent and sobering book, <i>Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain</i>, relies on recent neurobiology research to explain how the …

Teens

6 Shifts in Education Driven by Technology

Tech Trends | Research<p>Six critical shifts are happening in education right now that are being driven, at least in part, by technology. According to …

No More Interruptions: 8 Classroom Management Tips

Many students disrupt because they need to move around. If you can, find simple tasks or ways for these students to assist you with your lesson. If …

How ANY Classroom Can Become a Global Classroom—In Five Easy Steps

05/16/2014 · by carylsue · in Classroom Ideas, Guest Educators and Explorers, Main. ·<p><i>By Homa S. Tavanger, educator and author of Growing Up Global and The Global Education Toolkit</i><p>An ongoing communication with an enthusiastic social studies teacher in a large Midwestern school district ended …

How Do You Print From an IPad? Let Me Count the Ways!

How Do You Print From an IPad? Let Me Count the Ways!<p>Updated on May 25, 2017<p>Ready to Print?<p>There are numerous ways to print from an iPad. While you …

Decision to drop Common Core causes fallout in Indiana

A battle is brewing between parents, Indiana's top school officials and the federal government and the education of every child in the state hangs in …

Common Core

Teacher Appreciation: Why We Teach

Years ago, a dear friend and Latin teacher was walking past my classroom as I was ushering my students in before the bell.<p>"Servus Suvorum Dei," he …

Teaching

When Did High Test Scores Reflect Student Success?

I mentioned Suli Breaks and his <i>Youtube</i> video “Why I Hate School But Love Education” in my blog post “A Student’s Revelation & The Calm To Follow.” …