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Highlighting Best Practices in Personalized Learning

Summit Public Schools is ending the 2017-18 school year strong by recognizing and celebrating the achievements and contributions of all schools in …

Personalized Learning: Four Types

Educators hear “personalized learning” is almost every professional conversation, conference description, in-service training, graduate course, or …

Personalized Learning and PE??

I had the chance to visit four schools in the suburbs of Milwaukee last week. All four of the schools are on a journey with personalized learning and …

Self-made real estate millionaire: How to get into real estate on a $40,000 salary

According to real estate mogul Sidney Torres, you don't need a lot of money to flip your first property. And he knows from personal experience.<p>When …

Is personalized learning the future? This high school thinks so.

Vista High School has a big goal for the next four years: To make school feel smaller and more personal, even though there are thousands of students on campus.<p>Vista, located just north of San Diego, is an advocate of personalized learning, a method that encourages students to work at their own pace …

Teaching

25 Things You Didn’t Know Google Slides Could Do

Pinterest<p>I talk about the wonders of Google Slides CONSTANTLY and frequently refer to it as the Swiss Army Knife of G Suite. It can do all kinds of …

LHS Physical Education Department Gives Tech Update To Board

This was the fifth in a series of presentations to the board by Lemont High School's academic departments during this school year.<p>LEMONT, IL — At its …

70+ Educational iPad Apps for Teachers Using iPad in Their Classrooms

iPad Apps

The 27 Characteristics of A 21st Century Teacher

"21st Century Educator" is probably the most popular buzzword in today's education. There is a growing and heated debate whether or not to label …

AMAZE, A New Sex Ed Video Series, Is Here & You Need To See It

Sex ed needs a major update, recent research shows, and a new series may be the first important step in that. Advocates for Youth, Answer and Youth …

Introducing the Selfie Generation to the Real World

<i>By Sébastien Turbot</i><p>I often meet people who are appalled to see today’s “selfie-generation” drag itself through education–as if it doesn’t care or see …

Project-Based Learning Can Fuel Tomorrow's Workforce

<i>By Guest Author: Jim Postl</i><p>I've in the business world for over 40 years. The perspective that comes with four decades of experience includes understanding how much has changed . . . and how much remains the same.<p>The one immutable, undeniable constant in a successful business is a quality …

Pedagogy

To do better in school, kids should exercise their bodies as well as their brains, experts say

Attention parents: If you'd like to see your kids do better in school, have them close their books, set down their pencils and go outside to play.<p>That's the latest advice from an international group of experts who studied the value of exercise in school-age kids.<p>"Physical activity before, during …

The Brain

High sport drink use among young teens 'risk to health'

<b>High numbers of younger teenagers are risking tooth decay and obesity by regularly having high-sugar sport drinks, dental experts have said.</b><p>Cardiff University found 89% of Welsh 12 to 14-year-olds questioned used the drinks - 68% at least once a week.<p>Researchers said most parents and children were …

Cardiff University

This Is What Food Does To Your Brain

Mind your food, friends!<p>Dr. Seuss once said, "You've got a brain in your head and feet in your shoes, you can eat any food you choose!"<p>Well, he actually said "steer yourself in any direction you choose," not "eat any food," but that's how we like to interpret it.<p>In all seriousness, thought, what …

Taxonomy of Reflection - Reflecting on a Month of #PhysEd Sharing

Reflection is an essential tool in the process of learning. It doesn't matter what it is you are trying to learn, if you don't take some time to …

Physical Education

How Does 1960s High School PE Compare to Today? It Doesn’t.

Back in the 1960s, physical education at some high schools was a grueling challenge. Students were required to do pull-ups, sit-ups, obstacle courses and more — a far cry from what is seen in schools across the nation today.<p>(YouTube)<p>Roughly 50 years ago, the high-intensity PE courses at La Sierra …

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How To Integrate iPads With Google Classroom

With the recent announcement that Google Classroom will be available to <b>all</b> Google Apps for Education schools by the week of August 11th, schools that …

Education Technology

15 Apps for the One iPad Classroom

Hooray! You have a brand new, shiny iPad to use in your classroom this year.<p>Boo—there’s only one iPad and 35 eager kids ready to use it.<p>No need to …

Powerful routines for the one iPad classroom

<i>If you only have access to one or two mobile devices in your classroom, you’re going to love these ideas for how to really make the most of them!</i> …

The life of a 1 iPad Classroom

"I can't do anything with just one iPad in my classroom" - NOT ME<p>This quote can be heard on almost any campus from any teacher whose school is slowly …

Teaching

50 Resources For Teaching With iPads

<b>A Collection Of The Best Resources For Teaching With The iPad</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>So we thought we’d start an ongoing collection–that is, one that is …

One iPad Classroom

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