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A Simple Classroom Strategy for Increasing Engagement

Shannon Kay and Meredith Sweeney, two 8th grade teachers in Waukesha, Wis., share how to increase student voice and participation with a simple group …

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10 Cooperative Learning Strategies 👥👫💡 (by @edtechneil) #edchat #education #elearning #edtech #engchat #mathchat #ukedchat https://t.co/GgbBogFdPt

The Map Of Mathematics 📜📊💯🤔💡 (by @DominicWalliman) #edchat #education #elearning #edtech #mathchat #satchat #ukedchat https://t.co/9lWupe6bWW

7 Useful Google Drive Add-ons and Chrome Extensions for Mathematics

Many of us use Google products on a daily basis. However, for those of us involved in mathematics, Google Drive and Chrome have some limitations. …

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

Python Programming

Gold Standard PBL: Student Voice & Choice | Blog | Project Based Learning

March 28, 2016<br>Gold Standard PBL: Student Voice & Choice<p>Like a lot of things about PBL, student voice and choice sounds simple on the surface but has …

10 Secret Trig Functions Your Math Teachers Never Taught You

On Monday, the Onion reported that the "Nation's math teachers introduce 27 new trig functions." It's a funny read. The gamsin, negtan, and cosvnx …

Mathematics

5 Things That Happen When We Empower Students

<i>A.J. Juliani on episode 165 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterAJ Juliani, …

Why Believing in Your Students Matters

The biggest and most complex challenge facing educators today is students not paying attention or participating in class. Classroom engagement is at …

10 Unique Perspectives on What Makes a Great Leader

Great leaders adapt to their surrounding environments and empower the team to succeed together.<p>All business owners and executives have varying experiences and perspectives on the approach and qualities necessary for effective leadership. And not all situations require the same type of leadership …

6 Future Learning Scenarios for Envisioning Schools of Tomorrow

One cannot begin to imagine future learning scenarios if we can’t see where we’ve come from. I remember sitting at my desk with my textbook and …

10 Strategies to Improve Instructional Leadership

I still vividly remember my early years as an assistant principal and principal. Instructional leadership was a routine part of the job along with …

3 Ways Google Arts & Culture Can Enrich Your Lessons

By Meghan Bogardus CortezFrom virtual museum trips to close-up art investigations, Google has a plethora of offerings for educators.

If Some High-Poverty Schools Do Well, Can All?

<i>Dr. Anael Alston talks about what really turns schools around</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterToday …

Teaching

Culture Killers: Staff Issue or Leadership Issue?

I was talking with a 2nd grade teacher the other day about dealing with difficult people when during the conversation I noticed her eyes begin to …

How A Good Teacher Becomes Great

<b>How A Good Teacher Becomes Great</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Good teachers are amazing–and rare.<p>The ignorance of the <i>Those who can’t, teach</i> mantra is …

6 Immediate Strategies For Improving Teacher Morale

<b>6 Immediate Strategies For Improving Teacher Morale</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Teacher morale isn’t a popular topic, and that makes sense on the surface. Teachers …

7 Steps To Maximize Your Success As A Leader

Many people think that executive coaching is for people who have problems. I often handle requests from CEOs and Senior Leaders who want to “fix” a manager or employee who is struggling. While there’s a lot of useful things that can be done to help, I find that the most exponential success usually …

Leadership

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 28 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 30 of them.<p><i>Alison Griswold and Vivian Giang contributed to</i> …

Employment

Professional Development: Are You Content With the Scenario?

"<i>Just because you're stuck with their policies doesn't mean you need to be stuck with their mindset</i>." Michael Fullan<p>Ahh...professional development. …

This Should Be Your Approach to Hiring

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

3 critical communication mistakes great leaders don't make

If you look at any workplace issue, at the root you see a communication problem, which affects workplace relationships.<p>Leaders rely on critical communication skills to resolve conflict, increase effectiveness, initiate difficult conversations , and keep everyone focused on the end result.<p>Leaders …

Communication Skills

Gold Standard PBL: Student Voice & Choice | Blog | Project Based Learning

March 28, 2016<br>Gold Standard PBL: Student Voice & Choice<p>Like a lot of things about PBL, student voice and choice sounds simple on the surface but has …

Teaching

Stop telling kids you’re bad at math. You are spreading math anxiety ‘like a virus.’

When I read the following post, I was chagrined to see myself in it. Are you? Here’s why you need to change your tune. This was written by Petra Bonfert-Taylor, a professor of engineering at Dartmouth College and a 2016 Public Voices Fellow of the OpEd Project, a non-profit working to increase the …

Mathematics

“Threshold Model of Collective Behaviour”

As a basketball fan, I was fascinated listening to this podcast by Malcolm Gladwell (you can read the whole transcript here as well), discussing Wilt …

Timesharing

Personalizing for Teacher Needs

Beginning Teachers<p>Beginning teachers have three or less years of classroom experience. They want mentoring and guidance. Many have stated that they …