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The Best Books Of 2015, According To O Magazine And Oprah.com

If there is a greater pleasure than reading, it is recommending to others works by writers one loves. During the holiday season, we're extra festive, figuring out which of the hundreds of books we've read since January we liked best.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>40 Books To Read Before Turning 40

Heart of a Keynote

Over the last year I have had the opportunity to travel around the country and attend several conferences, workshops and EdCamps. Most of the travel …

7 Great iPad Apps to Enhance Students Creative Skills

Sock Puppets lets you create your own lip-synched videos and share them on Facebook and YouTube. Add Puppets, props, scenery, and backgrounds and …

How Book Groups Bring Change - Educational Leadership

"Where will we find the time?" replied Missy. "There's already too much going on each day in my classroom." The nods and facial expressions of the …

New sketchnote on the SAMR Model #edtech from Sylvia Duckworth http://t.co/QMSUC8i6ka

Don't Crush Reading Motivation

Commentary<p>It is a scene that too often plays out in elementary schools.<p><i>John leaves the library with a book he selected himself, one on crocodiles and</i> …

Education

Here Is A Wonderful Google Classroom Tool for Teachers

September 3, 2015<br>Share to Classroom is an excellent new extension that teachers can use to share web pages with their classes in Google Classroom. …

The career advice you probably didn’t get

You’re doing everything right at work, taking all the right advice, but you’re just not moving up. Why? Susan Colantuono shares a simple, surprising …

Careers

Six Back-to-School Goals for Teacher Librarians | Tech Tidbits

Librarians can jump-start the school year by setting some essential goals. Here, teacher librarian Phil Goerner tackles his top six objectives and …

School Librarian Jobs At Risk In Ohio

The number of certified school librarians continues to shrink in Ohio’s K–12 schools, with positions being replaced by less-qualified staff members, …

Librarianship

What Motivates A Student’s Interest in Reading and Writing

Educator Larry Ferlazzo details how to make reading and writing relevant to students lives in order to motivate them.<br>[[ This is a content summary …

A School Technology Coordinator's Resource Binder

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Match

This summer Erin and I were privileged to spend a day absorbing independent reading teaching strategies from Donalyn Miller at the Scholastic Reading …

The Teacher’s Guide To Open Educational Resources

You’ve probably heard about Open Educational Resources and maybe even used some in your classroom. But the world of OERs is growing constantly, with …

If you want your children to succeed, teach them to share in kindergarten

Kindergartners who share, cooperate and are helpful are more likely to have a college degree and a job 20 years later than children who lack those social skills, according to a new study.<p>Kids who get along well with others also are less likely to have substance-abuse problems and run-ins with the …

How We Made Teacher Collaboration Our Compass

Improving Schools: What Works?<br>February 12, 2015 | Volume <b>10</b> | Issue <b>11</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>How We Made Teacher Collaboration Our Compass<p>Jasmine …

Join me in exploring 5 formative assessment tools this morning at #txgoo! http://t.co/UXMe9vcFNa

Bring Your Own Technology – And Thinking About Equity

In my previous post (here) I referenced an upcoming event at SFU, <i>Targeting Technology for Maximum Student Benefit</i>. To think out loud a bit, as well …

Pebble Smartwatch in Red or Black: $90 shipped ($60 off) with .edu email ($120w/o)

<b>Update:</b> Amazon is also offering it for $119.99, but if you are eligible for the Best Buy student discount that remains the best deal.<p>Best Buy dropped the price on the Pebble Smartwatch in Black or Red by $30 to $119.99 with free shipping (price shows up in cart). Add a $30 discount for those with …

4 Affordable 3D Printers You Can Buy For Your Home

Advertisement<p>Few things have the ability to change the landscape of technology quite like 3D printers do. Not since Henry Ford invented assembly line …

MasteryConnect Releases a New Science Standards App and Resource Pins

MasteryConnect, a popular Common Core standards assessment tracking service, recently released a couple of helpful new tools. First, the new science …

Review of the Day: God Got a Dog by Cynthia Rylant — @fuseeight A Fuse #8 Production

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about whom children’s books are really for. Kids, obviously. And parents that will have to (hopefully, potentially) …

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Litsa is a stay at home mom to a beautiful little girl. She is a native of Greece and now resides in Tennessee. As a former teacher, Litsa wears many …

5 Ways Students Can Create Audio Slideshows

Somewhere between a PowerPoint presentation and a full-fledged video is the audio slideshow. Creating audio slideshows can be a good way to add …