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7 Characteristics of Great Professional Development

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Makerspace Resources

Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom: This is the must-read of Maker Education. This book covers everything from the …

How Do Educators Learn?

What are the ingredients of a successful educational conference or workshop? What makes professional learning relevant and impactful?<p>Recently, I had …

Gifts for the Gifted – Dash and Dot

<i>Around this time of year I post a gift recommendation each Friday as part of a “Gifts for the Gifted” series. The title is a bit misleading, as it</i> …

Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality

Virtual reality gets jolt with YouTube app, free Google Cardboard

Virtual Reality

The New Librarian: Leaders in the Digital Age

October 1, 2014 | By<p><i>Part of a series of case studies produced by Digital Promise examining the work of members in our League of Innovative Schools.</i> …

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Cut to the Core: How to Renovate Your School's Library

Doing renovations can be, well, a trying experience. This summer was full of do-it-yourself (DIY) home renovations for Margaux, and last year Rose’s …

Book Spine Poetry with Tellagami (Day 1)

Poetry month is one of my favorite times of year because I’m always inspired by what kids come up in their writing. I love that with poetry you can …

Connecting Makerspaces to Authentic Learning | Rethinking Learning

I love the idea of making, inventing and tinkering. Just watch kids who are immersed in the activities and you can see the engagement. But is the …

Makerspaces

New Report from Scholastic Shows School Libraries Work

Scholastic, Inc. has just released the 2016 edition of “School Libraries Work!,” a research report that proves what we’ve all known all along, of …

Trying new things in a broken system

At the beginning of this week, I walked into the office with my October report in hand to talk to my administrators. We went over the report …

5 Actions to be a Better Leader

Whether you’re an aspiring leader or a veteran leader, this is a list of 5 actions to start doing today. <i><br>Already doing all 5?</i> What would you add to …

Banned Book Posters

Danny’s Banned Book PosterIn September, the American Library Association celebrated <i>Banned Books Week</i>. Who knew that this 5th grade lesson would turn …

Elementary Library Makerspace Resources

<i>Collaborative Resources created with Mrs. J in the Library</i><p>Elementary Librarians to Follow<p><b>Twitter</b><p><b>Blog</b><p><b>Library or School District</b><p>The Greenwich Country …

Homeschooling

All Ears

Keywords: listen, ear, listening<p><b>How might you use this badge?</b><p>Images of ears naturally lend themselves to listening activities. This badge could be …

K-12

SAMR

Resources to support the SAMR Model<p>Image the creation of Dr. Ruben Puentedura, Ph.D. http://www.hippasus.com/rrpweblog/<p>Dr. Puentedura posts many of …

Teachers know best: What teachers and students want from EdTech

Teachers Know Best<p>What teachers and students want from EdTech<p>Presented by<p>Teachers Know Best<p>What teachers and students want from EdTech<p>Presented …

Education Technology

What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

A survey of schools around the world reveals what schools could look like, trends in personalized learning, the role of teachers and challenges to …

14 do’s and don’ts of successful tech integration

At the start of the 2015-2016 school year, every classroom in the school will have a high-quality widescreen projector, 62 iPads and 62 Chromebooks …

Education Technology

Elizabeth Forward ReMakes Learning

Six free edtech resources to transform your teaching

Sometimes it’s just great to recommend cool stuff for your peers. Here, Social Media and Educational Technology specialist Scott Hayden and teacher / …

Google

10 TED Talks for when you feel totally burned out

Worn out? Exhausted? Bleary-eyed? If you need a little something to ease your frustration and get you back in the spirit, this collection of talks …

Teacher's Guide to Digital Citizenship

The horror stories of young people not grasping the reach and influence of the content they put online are familiar to all of us. From the loss of …

Facebook brings video calling to Messenger

Facebook is no stranger to video chat, but it's been keeping a low profile as of late. Well, it's no longer content to sit on the sidelines while Skype and Hangouts steal the show -- the company has just introduced video calling in Messenger. Whether you're using Android or iOS, you only need to …