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Why We Need Principals

There are questions that resonate, holding our imaginations and keeping us wondering. There are questions that activate our learning, causing us to …

Pedagogy

How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn?

Concern about young people’s use of technology is nothing new, of course. But Rosen’s study, published in the May issue of <i>Computers in Human …

89 cool apps, sites, and tools for teaching

When you use tablets and other devices, the nature of them requires you to be a teacherpreneur, or one who innovates, selects, and customizes your …

10 Apps For More Organized Project-Based Learning

Project-Based Learning, by definition, is flexible.<p>It encourages learner-centeredness, provides the possibility of more authentic work, and allows …

20 Google Docs Secrets for busy teachers and students.

10 Awesome New Web Tools for Teachers

An easy online platform to write books, share stories and add photos and video. Also invite friends to co-write with you.<br>2- <b>Problem-Attic</b><p>Search by …

7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

<b>7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><i>Ed note: This post has been updated with an updated visual from</i> …

How Leadership Can Make or Break Classroom Innovation

“A key leadership role is to try to build a shared vision for blended learning,” said Eric Williams, Superintendent York County School Division in …

8 Classroom Management Tips--From Google?

by <b>Jennifer Rita Nichols</b><p>One of the biggest struggles facing new teachers is figuring out how to effectively manage a classroom.<p>This is very different …

10 Tools Every Teacher Should Master This Summer - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - EdTech, Innovation, Teaching

According to Common Sense Media, 95% of teachers agree that using technology increases student engagement and 92% of teachers want to add more …

iPads in Los Angeles and TCO

One of the downsides of raising questions about the classroom effectiveness of new technologies is when a school district buys tablets and laptops, …

Hot Damn! My Damn Channel, the HBO for the Internet, Turns Three

By David Lidsky5 minute Read<p>Rob Barnett is in a “sleepless snit.” Luckily, it’s the good kind. He’s suffering through sleepless nights because his …

Media Industry

What evidence convinces teachers to change practices? – The Reflective Educator

Research, by itself, <b>rarely changes teacher practices</b>. Presentations on why their practices should change rarely change teacher practices. Attending …

Essential Questions

Essential Questions:<br>Opening Doors to Student Understanding<p>Style questions that stimulate thought, provoke inquiry, and transform instructional …

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 …

5 Ideas for the One iPad Classroom - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad - blended learning, Online Learning

I am excited to be part of a plan to roll out iPads to all teachers in my school this spring.<p>All classroom teachers in our schools will be getting an …

Shared Writing

Strategy Guide<p>Shared Writing<p>Grades<p>K – 12<p>Author<p>San Diego, California<p>Publisher<p>Strategy Guide Series<p>Teaching Writing<p>Young or inexperienced writers need …

Why the iPhone 5 Is Destroying Your Sex Life

Let me ask you a question:<p>When you wake up in the morning, what's the first thing you grab for?<p>If you answered with 'my phone,' then this article is for you, the technologically dependent.<p>But I'm not pointing any fingers. In fact, even I'm guilty of it.<p>I check my phone to see what outside noise is …

EverClip for iPad review

The good<p>Great interface that makes it easy to find content quickly<br>• Import to Evernote is fast and images format correctly when imported<br>• Copies items in …

Top iPhone apps on sale

If you are looking for some exciting apps at a great price, then check out our list of the best iPhone apps on sale for March 29th, 2013. These apps …

Top iPad apps on sale

If you are looking for some exciting apps at a great price, then check out our list of the best iPad apps on sale for March 29th, 2013. These apps …

Apple Updates ‘Find My Friends,’ Version 2.1 Includes Customizable Geofencing

- Mar 29, 2013<p>Apple has released an update to its iOS app, Find My Friends. A slightly tweaked user interface for searches and notifications based on …

How to Get Hesitant Teachers to Use Technology

In my consulting as well as administrative technology work, I am often asked the same questions by different schools and officials. One of the most …