Instead of focusing on politics and negativity, State Education Departments could be a model for educators by providing effective professional development, resources, and professional publications that help unite instead of divide.
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May 11, 2014
April 11, 2014
Flat Stanley has been around for decades, and there is an innovative way to incorporate all that is good about the book with a more modern twist using Skype.
February 13, 2014
Ted Talks inspire us to be more innovative, or not give up. What would your Ted Talk be?
February 04, 2014
Edcamps are being organized around the world and some of us have "edcamp envy" which is why we are creating our own.
January 23, 2014
When it comes to education, there are numerous critical issues that need to be addressed in 2014, and these are ten of them.
January 21, 2014
Being a victim of the system is not an effective way to promote progress, we must be a part of the solution.
January 19, 2014
An hour engaging in a Twitter chat will be well worth your time.
January 14, 2014
We need to move away from discussing teaching and focus our efforts on learning. In today's guest blog, Professor John Hattie provides the 7 mind frames that will help us do that.
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.
May 02, 2013
Professional development isn't about wallowing in our own self-pity, it's about establishing and fostering real learning opportunities.