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

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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 …


10 Reasons to teach ‘Phenomenon Based Learning’ like the Finns! via @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>Why is Finnish education so good?<p>Talk about international education and within 5 seconds Finland will have politely elbowed …


Some simple tips to become a Google search ninja [Infographic] - Association of Internet Research Specialists | AIRS

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 …

Prodigy Math Game Lets Teachers Create Virtual Classrooms

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


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

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<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> …



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 …


7 Leadership Truths That Are Simple In Concept, But Not So Simple To Live

I work with business teams to find clarity in chaos and align them toward a shared purpose by improving their communication and decision making. The 13 years I spent as a Navy SEAL provided insight and experience into leadership and teamwork that transfer beautifully into business today. In …


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, …


ISTE 2016: 5 Tech Trends Reshaping Education

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


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

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