The folks over at Best Masters in Education put together this wonderful infographic on the Use of Social Media in Schools. Their findings (see below) show that 96% of students with Internet access use social media. This is nothing if not a clear sign that
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The urgency to implement 1:1 programs in schools has reached a fever pitch. Schools are putting
Contributed by Spike Cook
For school leaders, it is imperative to be the change you want to see in your school. As we understand more about the 21st century, and the changing nature of information, personalized learning, and preparing students for jobs that don’t currently exist, school
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Ask any of the thousands of teachers who regularly use Twitter, Pinterest, or Facebook about connected education, and you may get an earful about using digital tools as a means to connect
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The idea of students looking away from rigid content focus all throughout the school day and giving them back some time to explore and make is gaining a foothold in
Reflection is the single most important part of my daily practice as an educator. My blog is the most efficient vehicle for that activity.
A year and a half ago, I dragged my feet at the idea of maintaining a blog and actively passed those duties
If you read Part 1 and Part 2, you’ve seen evidence of the dramatic instructional shift that has taken place in our school toward STEM-infusing our elementary classrooms. I won’t pretend that we’ve arrived at some extraordinary final goal, that we have it all figured
If you read my first post on STEM in the elementary classroom and came back for this one, I hope you’re beginning to see that STEM-integration is both worthwhile and doable at the elementary level. In fact, it not only reinforces learning in all subject areas,
Teachers today face a unique challenge. The world we live in is changing so quickly that we have no way of imagining the future we're preparing our students for. Gone are the days of teaching and memorizing facts. Our always changing lives drive a need
Contributed by Kathleen Fulton
As the school year comes to an end, teachers deserve a big pat on the back for a job well done. Most teachers are naturally thinking back on what worked with their kids this year, and what they hope to do better