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August 26, 2014

Clarity First; Accountability Follows

Before we jump into accountability, today's guest blogger Jennifer Abrams says we should provide clarity first.

August 10, 2014

Connected Educators: Are We Using the Right Drivers?

Michael Fullan writes a great deal about using the right drivers to drive change in school systems. Instead of using technology as a driver, Connected Educators have a central mission to make sure learning is at the center of the discussion.

July 31, 2014

Who Needs Feedback Anyway?

Feedback is a strategy that is important in the growth of teachers, leaders and students, but very often praise is what is provided when feedback should be.

July 06, 2014

5 Reasons You Should Flip Your Leadership

Flipped leadership isn't a silver bullet that will make a school's problems go away, but it is a practical and engaging method to maximize time together with teachers and communicate with parents.

June 24, 2014

Voxer: I Get It Now!!!

Up until a few days ago I didn't understand the importance of Voxer but through some Tweets and Voxer conversations, I see how important the tool can be to building connections and communicating.

June 13, 2014

Project-Based Learning: Connecting With Your Community

Today's guest blog is written by Instructional Technology Instructor Mike Arsenault from Yarmouth, Maine. In this blog Mike writes about the importance of PBL and involving your community in the process.

June 10, 2014

Body Language: What Are We Telling Our Students?

Students can tell whether they like a teacher or not in 10 seconds. What impression do you give in that amount of time?

June 01, 2014

Do You Talk Too Much in Class?

In a recent speech in Denmark, John Hattie said that teachers ask around 250 questions a day while their students ask about 2 questions per week. Do you talk too much in class?

April 11, 2014

Be the Skype Version of Flat Stanley

Flat Stanley has been around for decades, and there is an innovative way to incorporate all that is good about the book with a more modern twist using Skype.

March 11, 2014

Social Media Is Better Than You Think

There are many negative preconceived notions about social media, but it may be better than you think.

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