How do you support teacher growth and thus student growth when it comes to technology? How do you convince a tech-resistant staff to adopt new devices or pedagogies? How do you create and sustain a culture of innovation? While there isn't a single answer to any of these questions, here are six strategies I've found successful so far.
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November 07, 2013
November 01, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education wrapped up its second annual "Connected Educator Month," devoted to fostering digital collaboration among teachers.
October 29, 2013
An initial study of CARE For Teachers finds that the program increases well-being, efficacy, and mindfulness for teachers, while helping them cope with burnout.
October 22, 2013
Pittsburgh Public Schools is getting $8 million from the National Science Foundation to improve math instruction at the secondary level.
October 21, 2013
Effective feedback is important to student learning, as well as educator improvement, but many educators provide praise and advice instead of feedback.
October 14, 2013
In preparation for the 2014 ASU GSV Education Innovation Summit, Mike Moe and Deborah Quazzo invited a group of advisors to contemplate the burning questions about innovations in learning. We discussed 10 big questions.
October 11, 2013
This post shares five tried-and-true strategies to amplify your K-12 students' voices and empower their ideas.
October 11, 2013
A Nov. 7 Education Week webinar will examine the changing role of the district CTO, and how superintendents can maximize leadership in this pivotal position.
October 09, 2013
"We moved our school from a "C" on our first progress report to an "A," thanks in no small part to the work we engaged in at SLN." This principal quote sums up the work of the School Leaders Network--results focused, collaborative learning for principals.
October 04, 2013
The teaching profession is missing some key structures that would help better support educators in their careers and prevent them from leaving their jobs, argue some of the nation's top teachers in a paper released today.