In this day and age of celebrities popping up in reality television, Twitter is bringing in a whole new version of "edustars." Unfortunately, their message may be getting lost in their desire to be popular.
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Social media and technology are being treated like a silver bullet and schools are spending billions of dollars but there at least 2 reasons why connected education needs to focus on learning.
June 21, 2015
The Carnegie Task Force states, "While school systems are not responsible for meeting every need of their students, when the need directly affects learning, the school must meet the challenge." Is the competition for resources killing their chances?
June 02, 2015
As teachers we say that there are benefits of failure and we should have the growth mindset, but our words don't always support that.
May 26, 2015
Sometimes learning is hard work for adults and students, which is why the Learning Pit is important.
May 11, 2015
Teacher observations should be one of the most important jobs completed between a leader and teacher, but there are 3 reasons why they are typically a waste of time.
May 08, 2015
When it comes to formative assessment, there is a right question at the right time.
May 06, 2015
Mrs. Flynn was such a great fourth grade teacher, I decided to have her two years in a row. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week.
April 26, 2015
How many of us have sat through pointless or less-than-informational parent-teacher conferences? It's time to turn that around.
April 24, 2015
Have you ever felt unsafe? If you have, then you understand how some LGBT students feel every single day. GLSEN, NSCC, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and the Born This Way Foundation want to help.