Makers spaces are a growing trend around innovative schools across the country, and they have benefits for ELL students that teachers may not even think about.
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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 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.
May 01, 2015
We live in a very wired and distracted society. Maybe we should keep that in mind when it comes to professional development?
April 27, 2015
There seems to be some debate by principals who believe lead learner should be used instead of instructional leader. What does it matter? A lot...if you're one of their teachers.
April 22, 2015
It seems easy to fall into the status quo these days, but there are 5 steps every teacher should take to be more evolved in their practices.
April 15, 2015
A 15 minute Twitter chat revolving around 1 question seems like an easy task, but not when the moderator thinks it's a one-hour chat revolving around 6 questions. Success criteria is important for students and adults.
March 22, 2015
Social media is supposed to create a connection between people but lately more stories show how it leads to isolation. What's the lesson for our students...and ourselves?
March 08, 2015
Sometimes flipped leadership comes of like a gimmick, but it's really centered in instructional leadership. Instructional leadership takes a whole lot of risk taking and relationship building.
February 08, 2015
If you are interested flipping your classroom or leadership Touchcast may be the app for you, and there are hundreds of educators who want to help you get started.