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Excellent Tools for Creating Videos Without Installing Software

Over the years I've published some lists and reviews of free tools for creating videos online. Quite a few of those tools have been for creating …

7 Brilliant 'Design Your Own Game' Websites/Apps for Students

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about the use of gaming in the classroom – from the ‘gamification’ of learning to the use of Minecraft to teach …

How to be a TERRIBLE iPad Teacher

<b>The following is a list, written in the first-person, of ideologies or stances from a Terrible iPad Teacher:</b><p><b>1. I own an iPad and I use it in class. I</b> …

Ten Good Video Sources for Science Students and Teachers

One of the great things about teaching today is the wealth of educational videos that are available on the web. No longer do we have to flip through …

Where Technology and Pedagogy Meet

Learning Strategies<p>Where Technology and Pedagogy Meet<p>Mar 20, 2013<p><b>NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH T-PAIN:</b> There's no shortage of acronyms and lists intended …

School Tool: Metryx Provides 'Digital Clipboard' for Tracking Student Mastery

Learning Strategies<p>School Tool: Metryx Provides 'Digital Clipboard' for Tracking Student Mastery<p>Apr 2, 2013<p><b>Free!</b> METRYX is a formative assessment …

Instructure Launches App Center To Let Teachers, Students Install Third-Party Apps Across Learning Platforms

Props are owed to companies like Blackboard and Moodle for being early movers in the educational software space, particularly in helping catalyze innovation in learning management systems (LMS). The problem is, of course, they got their start over a decade ago, and haven’t always elicited raving …

Good Grief! Teachers Get High Marks on New Evaluations

This is an unintentionally hilarious story in the New York Times.<p>Reformers are upset to discover that an astonishing proportion of teachers are …

A Printable List of the Best Education Hashtags [#Infographic]

Twitter is a popular and potentially useful way for educators to share ideas, best practices and other resources to improve teaching and learning in …

Before You Buy Those iPads - Educational Leadership

Perhaps the most commonly cited benefit of bringing iPads into the classroom is their practicality. They are easily portable, have a long battery …

Educational Leadership - Developing School Leaders - Cages of Their Own Design | 21st Century Learning and Teaching

Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to …

5 Educational Leadership Realities

The reality of educational leadership today is that as education, particularly public education, struggles to find its identity among opposing …

There are seven sides to educational leadership

As Groucho Marx once quipped, "Those are my principles, and if you don't like them . well, I have others."<p>Such are the number of available leadership …

Making the Shifts - Educational Leadership

As we put the standards into practice, it is important to focus on a few shifts that have the most significant effect on students. These shifts …

Professional Development For Teachers

Day of Learning<br>Online Google Event<p><i>The Ultimate Guide to Google</i><br>Using Google Tools<br>in the Classroom<p>March 31, 2018|10 AM ET<p>Presented by SimpleK12<p>We …

Driving Change to Transform Schools

Recently my school was recognized as the "School of the Month" for November/December by eSchool News. The resulting article described New Milford High School's many accomplishments pertaining to the use of educational technology to enhance the teaching and learning process. We are extremely proud …

Students First, Not Stuff - Educational Leadership

Technological change is not additive; it is ecological, which means, it changes everything.<p><i>—Neil Postman</i><p>No, this is not the picture most of us …

How Do Principals Really Improve Schools? - Educational Leadership

At first glance, this approach to improving schools seems to make sense. After all, research does say that teacher quality is one of the most …

10 Things Every Teacher Needs To Survive

What a teacher needs depends on the teacher. Emerging learning trends, data management resources, literacy strategies, digital tools, exemplar …

Nine Tenets of Passion-Based Learning

By Kimberly Vincent<p>We hear a lot about "passion-based" learning, and although in theory it sounds ideal, there are many factors to consider in …

What we're learning from online education

Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research …

Learning

Secret Teacher: we can't be outstanding every day, so why judge us on that?

Priorities. We don't always agree on them, we sometimes lose sight of them, we often get them wrong, but I think we can all agree on one thing – we …