National conferences don't always leave us as inspired as we should be, but NAESP's Annual Conference had a whole lot of awesomeness and gives us hope for kids.
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July 02, 2015
July 01, 2015
Thurgood Marshall College's program to help improve minority teacher quality and retention surrounds teachers with experienced educators of color.
June 26, 2015
Roughly 18,000 ed-tech enthusiasts will descend on Philadelphia this weekend for the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education.
June 25, 2015
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 24, 2015
It's officially summer edconference season. Many educators on "summer vacation" are spending their summer days in air-conditioned sessions building out their edutoolkit. However, most conference-goers I chat with cite "overwhelmed" as their primary emotion when leaving. So how to avoid this feeling? Here are some tips I use to help me leave fulfilled yet focused.
June 23, 2015
Why one school district added yet another assessment to an already full testing docket.
June 18, 2015
One of the largest EdTech events of the year, ISTE - the International Society for Technology in Education, is coming up in just a week! From great workshops to playgrounds to the casual conversation and collaboration that happens between sessions, this is a great event to recharge your innovation batteries. After attending for several years, I feel more confident going into the event and thought I'd share some tips to make the most of it with you.
June 16, 2015
My recent article on co-teaching offers a perspective on whether special educators feel they are getting an opportunity to fully use their professional skills.
June 07, 2015
Ray McNulty of Southern New Hampshire University believes that we have a responsibility for preparing pre-service teachers for the classroom, and sometimes that means taking them to places they have never been.
June 05, 2015
New research out of the University of Kentucky puts less emphasis on financial education and more on pairing it with real-life experience.