Teaching

By Scott Kinkoph | Big topic but this magazine curates some of the best articles that can influence your practice.

Constitute

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 …

College & University

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

It takes a special kind of patience to conquer the challenges of being a teacher. You're faced with temper tantrums, bullying, utter refusals to acknowledge reality – oh, and you have to deal with the kids, too.<p>A recent Reddit thread invited teachers to spill the details on the most absurd things …

Education

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

Photo credit: City Year via flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)William Parrett and Kathleen BudgeEducation EquityHigh-poverty schools can involve students' …

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> …

20Time - Community

2<p>Add a comment...<p>1<p>Add a comment...<p>3<p>Add a comment...<p>Today was a Passion Project Day. It is only the 3rd one, but I'm already getting a little worried …

GLT Library: 6-8 Titles

Lit Trip Library<p>We are deeply grateful to the amazing members of the GLT Global ED community. Thank you for your creativity, collaborations, and …

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.”<p>Sound familiar?<p>Over the past few …

Teaching

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

When it comes to leadership, you can’t lead others–effectively–until you know how to lead yourself. I was recently asked during a pre-interview what I learned about leadership after serving 13 years in the military, and I told the interviewer that I had to think about it because, quite honestly, I …

Leadership

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 Allen November

Allen 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, …

Ed Tech

ISTE 2016: 5 Tech Trends Reshaping Education

Presenting to a packed house at ISTE 2016, educational technology expert Jason Ohler asked educators to dig deep and consider how they want to …

Trends

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

Maurice EliasSocial and Emotional LearningThe pressures of education today seem to be tilting the balance toward order and compliance, and this can …

Education

Why Social and Emotional Learning Is Essential for Students

Photo credit: Steven Depolo via flickr (CC BY 2.0)Roger WeissbergSocial and Emotional LearningLearn more about the critical role that social and …

Learning

Why Educators Need to Promote Themselves

Photo credit: World Literature Today via flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)Anne OBrienTeacher DevelopmentEducators often have trouble acknowledging their …

Teaching

4 Ways to Refuel Your Gratitude

Photo credit: Jana Allingham via flickr (CC BY 2.0)Rebecca AlberMindfulnessCheck out these four tips for firing up your appreciation for this very …

Students

Getting Curious (Not Furious) With Students

I'm not an expert when it comes to identifying trauma in students, but I've spent enough time in classrooms to recognize stress- and trauma-related …

Teaching

Massachusetts Sets Standards for Computer Science, Digital Literacy

« Michigan, Rhode Island to Require Education About Genocide in Schools | Main<p>Massachusetts schools could soon be using new standards for teaching …

Top 10 Qualities of Highly Successful People

If you really want to bring success into your life, you should cultivate yourself just as you’d cultivate a garden for the best yield.<p>The attributes …

Top 10

5 Things Teachers Want from PD, and How Coaching and Collaboration Can Deliver Them—If Implementation Improves

We rarely accept “sit and get” instruction as ideal for our students. So why is it still the most common form of professional development for …

Teaching

Creative tools on Chromebooks foster skills of the future

<i>Editor's note: Earlier today we announced four new ways to help teachers engage their students using Google tools. This post dives deeper into one of</i> …

Free Technology for Teachers: Google Forms Can Now Automatically Grade Quizzes Without an Add-on

For a long time Flubaroo has been one of my go-to recommendations for easy scoring of quizzes created in Google Forms. Today, Google made it easier …

Recognise scam or hoax emails and websites

Scam and hoax websites and emails are designed to:<p>trick you into disclosing personal information such as bank account details, passwords or credit …

Drive Migrator

<b>Share the folder with your new Google Account</b> (reader or editor access, doesn't matter)<p><b>Copy the URL</b> of the folder<p><b>Log into your new Google</b> …

Session - Chrome Ninja

Become a Chrome Ninja! Table of Contents Learning Outcomes How to Participate! Why Google Chrome Cheat Sheet Multiple Accounts Chrome Tricks What are …