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Digital vs Digitized Learning

As teachers begin to shift toward greater personalized learning experiences for students, their initial steps build upon what they already know from …

Learning

Teacher: “I don’t have time to use technology in my teaching”

A teacher said to me “I don’t have time to use technology in my teaching”.What a strange thing to say! – I can’t think of any other professional …

Steve Jobs

5 Fantastic, Fast, Formative Assessment Tools

I thought I could read my students' body language. I was wrong. As an experiment, I used Socrative when I taught binary numbers. What I learned …

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KQED

Increasingly, educators are looking to research about how kids learn to influence teaching practices and tools. What seemed like on-the-fringe …

Mindfulness May Increase Kids' Math Scores

In adults, mindfulness has been shown to have all kinds of amazing effects throughout the body: it can combat stress, protect your heart, shorten …

Mindfulness

We Use Technology in Schools for Rote Skills: The Ugly Truth

The Center for American Progress recently released a report about the ways that schools are using their technology investments. The...

eBooks-from Follett to Gutenberg

Over the past two years, our district has tried to make a number of online resources (e.g., Learn360, Gale, Atomic Learning, Project Gutenberg, and …

Libraries

How Principals Can Grow Teacher Excellence

At Cochrane Collegiate Academy, in Charlotte, North Carolina, high-quality teachers have been an important part of turning the school around, and …

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 …

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SAMR in 120 Seconds

What kind of leader are you?

<b>Autonomy. Mastery. Purpose.</b> <br>This is Daniel Pink’s message today about what motivates people.<p>So…<p>Dear Principals all over the world,<p>How do <i>you</i> motivate</i> …

Evaluating Technology Use in the Classroom

Evaluating the use of technology in a classroom environment is not something most administrators are trained to do. It is easy to walk into a …

Technology, Instruction and the 21st Century Classroom

Classrooms in the 21st century are undergoing a rapid transformation into new learning environments that are highly flexible, configurable and …

Learning

School Ditches Textbooks for Open Educational Resources

OER | News<p>The Amarillo Area Center for Advanced Learning in Texas is replacing textbooks with digital open educational resources (OER) for its math …

Digital Trends Shifting the Role of Teachers

Complete Coverage<p>—Emile Wamsteker for Education Week<p>Digital content shifts educators into coaching, guiding modes<p>Printer-Friendly<p>Email Article<p>Reprints<p>…

For Public Schools, Twitter Is No Longer Optional

<i>This post is co-authored with Joel Gagne,</i> <i>the owner of Allerton Hill Consulting, a leader in communications & marketing for schools and public entities.</i><p>Public schools are keenly aware of the power of the mainstream media; a critical television segment or a laudatory newspaper article will be talked …

Education

What’s the Difference Between “Using Technology” and “Technology Integration”?

Recently, I’ve been noticing that a lot of instructors are under the impression that they are successfully <i>integrating</i> technology, when in fact they …

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Playing It Too Safe Online Will Make You Sorry

Bending the Rules:<p>A student at the Pleasantview Academy, in Hutchinson, Kansas, uses ArtSnacks, a site typically blocked by the school district, …

Why Schools Must Move Beyond One-to-One Computing

Perhaps it was the driving rain and the dark grey clouds of an approaching storm that contributed to the superintendent’s choice of words. He had …

American Association of School Administrators

<i>Our View Page 14-15</i><p>The Limited Use of<p>Technology in Teachers'<p>Hands<p>BY BO YAN and MIKE SLAGLE<p>“I don’t know what else I can do to have my teachers …