By embracing social media, schools can engage students and their community in whole new ways. In this guest blog, school leader Brad Currie provides some practical tips on how to start.
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July 18, 2014
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July 16, 2014
Educators need the partnership approach to professional development. When it comes to flipping your leadership use Twitter and #fliplead to help colleagues see examples of what it looks like.
July 14, 2014
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July 11, 2014
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July 09, 2014
Recently, the Utica City School District in New York received a grant to extend their school day. One of the reasons to extend the school day was to increase test scores.
July 03, 2014
When it comes to professional learning and building relationships in schools, we should not have the "Do as I say, not as I do" philosophy.
June 29, 2014
If we really want to create a culture of learning we should stop focusing on the adult in the room and put our focus on the student, but sometimes it's more complicated than that.
June 26, 2014
High stakes testing and educational reform is like having a coffee buzz, at some point it all comes crashing down.