5 Ways to Use Meerkat in Education

Meerkat makes lives educational streaming possible, with ease and reach. If you have a Twitter account and want to collaborate in real time. Consider using Meerkat as a teaching tool for students or future teachers.


7 Tips for Successful Portfolio Conferences

While everything else in education in shifting away from teacher centered environments, why shouldn't the old parent/teacher conferences get a face lift too?


What If Teachers Were Paid What We Are Worth?

Can we all agree that the work teachers do is important? If it's important, why doesn't the financial world treat it as such?


What I Learned From Chorus

Activities from our childhood leave a lasting impact on our lives, whether we realize it or not. What activities shaped who you became?


10 Tips for Successful Student Projects

Have you been blown away recently by the level of student performance in your class? If not, read on for some tips to ensure excellent opportunities for student learning.


What If We Don't Have the Answers?

We all like to feel like we know, but honestly, we know that we don't. There is just too much out there and since the internet became a regular thing, we need to reconsider what we think knowledge is. So why not be okay with not knowing? Might be better to know who to find out.


What Does Successful Learning Look Like?

How do educators define success in their spaces and then how do they ensure that is has been achieved for every child?


Essential Life Skills Taught Intentionally

As teachers we have a unique opportunity to both model and plan activities that intentionally teach students how to be good people, friends and colleagues. How do you encourage important life skills in your spaces?


What If Learning Were All About the Unanswerable?

What if we erased all of the confining questions that terminate in a dead end? Let's open education up to possibility and a world of what if. What questions do you wish to explore?


How to Give Specific, Timely Feedback

Providing feedback is more than just saying "good job" or "nice work" or "you can do better." Feedback provides a specific look into what is being done correctly and what continues to need improvement. Read on to learn some strategies for providing timely feedback that will improve learning.


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