Clark Steele

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A Stanford researcher’s 15-minute study hack lifts B+ students into the As

Policy makers, tech executives, teachers, and parents are forever trying to find new ways to improve kids’ performance at school. Schools design and redesign curricula, teachers embrace and reject new learning technologies, and parents plot ways to get their kids to study more.<p>One novel solution …

Carol Dweck’s New Response To Critiques Of Growth Mindset

The value of teaching students about a growth mindset has recently been criticized by some education researchers.<p>Today, Carol Dweck published an …

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

Gardening

How to use Keep notes in Google Docs

While Keep has been around for a while, there's a new way to use this note-keeping app. It's now integrated with Google Docs so you can take your ideas and easily convert them into full-blown projects. You can also make Keep notes without leaving Google Docs.<p>If you're not already a Keep user, the …

Definition Of Digital Citzenship

<b>The Definition Of Digital Citizenship</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>As more and more students interact digitally–with content, one another, and various communities–the …

A new curated digital collection of videos and learning resources for teachers everywhere

Kim Preshoff is the Obi-Wan Kenobi of science teachers in her community. With more than 25 years of classroom experience, she’s an expert at how to …

A Small Fix in Mind-Set Can Keep Students in School

New research finds that just a few brief online interventions significantly reduced suspension and dropout rates, especially for disadvantaged groups<p>Education is the engine of social mobility and equality. But that engine has been sputtering, especially for the children who need help the most. …

Education

Improve the Way Your School Uses Email

Rethinking how we construct our emails and how email fits into school culture can lead to time-saving and clearer communication. Organizational …

Response: Making Grading Practices 'Specific, Constructive & Timely'

By onJune 4, 2016 9:51 AM<p>This week's question is:<p><i>What Are The Best Types Of Grading Practices?</i><p>Grades - students are often asking for their latest, …

Teaching

A Great App to Create and Edit Word, PowerPoint and Excel Docs on iPad

September 10, 2015<br>WPS Office Free is one of the best free iPad apps you can use to view, edit and create Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents. It is …

Teacher's Guide on How to Create Forms Using The New Google Forms

September , 2015<br>Google Forms is a powerful tool with huge educational potential for teachers and educators. Besides being free and easy to use, Forms …

Top 4 iPad Styluses for Sketchnoting and NoteTaking

August 7, 2015<br>To enhance your productivity on iPad you definitely need to have access to some useful accessories that go with it. In a previous post, …

Note-Taking

Some of The Best Web Tools and Mobile Apps for Taking Students on Virtual Field Trips

August 6, 2015<br>In today’s post we are revisiting some excellent websites and mobile apps you can use with your students to virtually explore some of …

Museums

Motivating the Unmotivated

In his book <i>Dropping Out</i>, Russell Rumberger lays out the societal consequences, including:<p>. . . poor academic performance in middle school and even …

4 Useful Tools for Creating Non-traditional Quizzes

July 29, 2015<br>Here are four great web tools for creating online quizzes to share with your students. We have already reviewed these tools in separate …

Student: “My teachers won’t let me take a photo of the Whiteboard…” (Are you serious?)

On the heels of my previous post about why some teachers fail to realise the efficiency gains of technology, Today I had a conversation with a …

School Climate: Is It Fragmented, Piecemeal, and Counterproductively Competitive?

By onJune 21, 2015 7:03 AM<p>School climate is the plate that everything else sits on. Whether we flip, brand, increase teacher voice or student voice, …

Pedagogy

13 Simple Ways to Integrate Technology into any Lesson Plan

The pressure is on, and educators are feeling it more and more.<p>Principals and school boards everywhere are requiring teachers to <b>integrate technology</b> …

We’re teaching our kids wrong: Steve Jobs and Bill Gates do not have the answers

<b>(AP/Bebeto Matthews/Dima Gavrysh)</b><p>Our kids worship wealth and celebrities. We’ve lost track of school’s real purpose — exciting the mind<p>Susan Engel<p>April 18, 2015 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The End of the Rainbow: How Educating for Happiness (Not Money) Would Transform Our Schools”<p>Between 1848, when …

Teachers' Guide to The Use of Google Voice in Education

May 24, 2015<br>Google Voice is a great communicational utility with huge educational potential. As a teacher, you can use Google Voice to obtain a phone …