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5 Educational Concepts We Need To Eliminate In 2017

As we come to the end of another year, it is time once again to think about the changes we will make in the next 12 months. The world of education is …

New & Improved Voice Typing Commands in Google Docs

You might have known that you can use your voice to type in Google Docs, but there are some new and improved features. You can now specify text …

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What Neuroscience Can Tell Us About Making Fractions Stick

Fractions are a notoriously tricky part of elementary math education for many children. Too often teachers struggle to ensure students are grasping …

Mathematics

Use The Simplest Tools

Google Docs are stupidly simple. That's what makes them so smart.<p>Over the past two weeks, as Americans grappled with the reality of a new president whose platform would rescind the rights of many Americans, maybe you saw one of these widely circulated Google Docs. One listed legal advice and links …

Technology 101 Skills for Teachers

For the past three years I have been involved with Oklahoma A Plus Schools (@okaplus) as a teacher in their workshops and now as a “fellow” providing …

Education Technology

Those canny Finns!

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhy is Finnish education so good? Talk about international education and within 5 seconds Finland will have politely elbowed …

Pedagogy

Some simple tips to become a Google search ninja [Infographic]

I’ll be the first to admit that when it comes to search for stuff using Google I am pretty much still a search n00b unlike some of my friends who can …

Google

Prodigy Math Game Lets Teachers Create Virtual Classrooms

Prodigy Game is a math site recommended by some teachers on Twitter (see their tweets below).There are a lot of premium features, but teachers can …

Education Technology

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Universities must enter the digital age or risk facing irrelevance

(THOMAS LOHNES / GETTY IMAGES)<p><b>The old model of a teacher delivering a one-way message through a lecture is no longer engaging 21st-century students.</b><p><i>This post was co-written with Alex Tapscott.</i><p>If there is one institution due for innovation, it's the university. It's time for a deep debate on how …

24 Teachers Share the Most Ridiculous Things Parents Have Ever Said to Them

How Can High-Poverty Schools Engage Families and the Community?

<i>Editor's note: This piece was adapted from</i> Turning High-Poverty Schools into High-Performing Schools <i>by William H. Parrett and Kathleen M. Budge.</i><p>"I …

Education

Genius Hour Resources

<i>Genius Hour is a time given during the school day to allow students to follow their passions and learn about topics that interest them. My gifted 5th</i> …

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Melinda “Mindy” Barron: I don't send a parent permission slip for the projects themselves, just for photos for the projects/instagram, but if your …

GLT Library: 6-8 Titles

A Long Walk to Water<p><i>The New York Times</i> bestseller <b>A Long Walk to Water</b> begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds …

How Do We Know When Technology Helps—or Hurts—the Classroom? Educators at ISTE Weigh In

“We dropped over $10,000 last year on a math product, but I’m not sure if it’s really helped our students learn.”Sound familiar?"Regardless of the …

Education Technology

10 Ways To Hook/Engage Learners 😃🙋🏽 (by @SHIFTelearning) #edchat #edtech #elearning #education #engchat #mathchat https://t.co/8Gpa71Br14

25 Things Successful Teachers Do Differently 💪🏆💡 (by @TeachThought & @MrsH61210) #edchat #education #edtech #engchat https://t.co/Xs1datBkFJ

The Edtech Industry Has 'Created a Mess'—Q&A with Mike Dorsey and Alan November

Alan November is a big-name educational consultant who was once a champion of technology in the classroom. But after EdSurge talked to him at ISTE, …

Education Technology

ISTE 2016: 5 Tech Trends Reshaping Education

By Meg ConlanExpert Jason Ohler offers his thoughts on major technological trends that impact teachers and students.

Education Technology

What happens when we shift the focus away from grades and instead to learning? via @mssackstein #edchat #sblchat https://t.co/Ky7DgN1SO3

New #sketchnote: 10 Reasons Why Every Teacher Needs a #PLN cc @dougpete #edtech #edchat https://t.co/CN34DVpIJu

Student Autonomy, Compliance, and Intrinsic Motivation

Many empirical studies have shown that excessive control from strict, negative rules and punishments and extrinsic rewards for doing the "right …

Pedagogy

Why Social and Emotional Learning Is Essential for Students

<i>Editor's note: This piece is co-authored by Roger Weissberg, Joseph A. Durlak, Celene E. Domitrovich, and Thomas P. Gullotta, and adapted from</i> …