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Class contract time! #webbelem http://t.co/FjVDtA8YVu

Got rid of firstdayjitters with jitter juice! What a great day!!! #webbelem #firstdayjitters #firstgraderocks http://t.co/lPnQVSOkUA

Will This Be the Year?

Will This Be the Year?

So far, I’ve experienced “Back to School” 60 times - 20 as a student, 10 as a teacher, 28 as a principal and 2 as an author and …

Education

Q4 How can @TED_ED continue to help you make your journey better? #TEDEdChat http://t.co/3whmXTwYKn

Teach your students grit.

Edmettle is a social network and feedback management tool for teachers and students. Give your students feedback that matters!

Students

How To Make Learning Visible: A Spectrum

How To Make Learning Visible: A Spectrumby Terry Heick What students say and do and create are products of thought processes that, more or less, are …

Building Relationships Through the Use of Technology

This graphic above that I created with Bill Ferriter is something that I hope sparks conversations, but also stories of how these things are already

EDpuzzle

Make any video your lesson. Edit a video by cropping it, adding your voice or embedding questions. Then, track your students with powerful …

Analytics

How To Plan Better Professional Development

[Only 16 days until the release of our book, Building School 2.0! Pre-order it today!]So… after yesterday’s post, several folks asked me to talk …

Professional Development

10 Big Hurdles to Identifying and Educating the Nation’s Smartest Kids

Chester E. Finn Jr. has three very bright granddaughters. He thinks they “have considerable academic potential and are not always being challenged by …

Kids

Does Common Core Ask Too Much of Kindergarten Readers?

Sandwiched between preschool and first grade, kindergarteners often start school at very different stages of development depending on their exposure …

Kindergarten

When Educators Make Space For Play and Passion, Students Develop Purpose

Harvard education specialist Tony Wagner has been advocating that we reinvent the education system to promote innovation for years. He’s clear that …

Education

Small study shows high school music classes improve language skills

A tiny study of 40 high school students in Chicago perked up some ears recently. It found that a small amount of musical instrument instruction — …

Science Education

15 Ways to Know When Your Students Aren’t “Getting” It: A Guide to Formative Assessment

by Samantha CleaverPicture this: It’s your first big lesson of the new school year, and you’ve spent a ton of time planning the perfect activity to …

Education

Growth Mindset: How to Normalize Mistake Making and Struggle in Class

Carol Dweck’s research on growth mindset has become essential knowledge in education circles. The Stanford psychologist found that children who …

Education

Empowering Students and Teachers with Blended Learning

Becoming a Learning Facilitator
Although many educators are now familiar with the idea of blended learning, it is not always easy for them to …

Learning

Scoodle Jam

• By: Scoot & Doodle, Inc.

*Featured in Apple’s “Real World Learning” ebook collection for educators*
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7 Learning Zones Every Classroom Must Have

Veronica LopezLearning EnvironmentsAs you plan next year's curriculum and activities, consider how you'll use your classroom space. Here are seven …

Education

Do you keep a “Good News” folder?

As an early-career teacher, the first time I received a positive message from a student I was so excited about it that I forwarded the message to my …

Writing

Tech Transformation: Friendships in the digital age

Friendships in the digital age

Some years ago at a previous school I had the misfortune to have to attend PD given by a presenter/consultant whose …

Teens

Open-ended exploration is key in a #makerspace...not just making something. #tlchat #aussieED #edchat #edtechchat http://t.co/9VwjSzsFJh

Winning in the Classroom with Your Personalized Learning Playbook

EdSurge

Carrying Out the Plays: Implementing Strategies School or Districtwide

by Dennis Pierce

Sponsored by
School Improvement Network

Houston ISD’s …

Personalized Learning

How to Build Your Makerspace

EdSurge

How to Start a Makerspace

If I Had a Hammer: Tools for Your Makerspace

Looking to create a makerspace in your home or classroom? Here are some …

DIY

The Educator's Guide to Creating Connections

Blogging, social media, and PLN’s made easy!

The Corwin Connected Educators series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all …

Education

5 Steps to Flipping Professional Development

We’ve been talking quite a lot about K-12, primary/secondary education, and classrooms. Let’s now look at the other side of learning - professional …

Getting Smart on Personalization and Privacy

Authored by Aimee Rogstad Guidera, Paige Kowalski, Erin Lockett, Karla Phillips, Carri Schneider and Tom Vander Ark
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Personalization

The power of words to spark positive change

By Dawn Wilson

How do you use the power of words to spark positive change? How are words being used in your setting to create a culture of caring?
In …

Vocabulary

The Wheel of Emotions or "The Feel Wheel" via @mrbillforrester http://t.co/6Tj2taAO80