James “Jamie” Ewing @mrewingteach, former men’s fashion designer and the 2013 innovator of the year, is an amazing Science Teacher. I met him when I judged his work at the Microsoft Innovative Educators forum and was blown away with how he does science fairs online. It is such a powerful model of how science teachers can […]
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Many schools recognize music classes as a priority for a variety of social and academic benefits, but hurdles like time and money keep schools from offering even elementary school students dedicated... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
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If you work with professional development or are excited about being a connected educator, you’ll want to hear Kristin’s voice and know her because edCamps are becoming one of the most popular (and effective) ways for teachers to share best practices. Kristin is awesome.
I love how she talked about her work with MIT Media Labs and their new “Unhangout” technolgy that runs on top of Google Plus. (Look for quarterly unhangouts online hopefully.)
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Every Classroom Matters is a bi-weekly podcast by Vicki Davis on BAM Radio network where the top educators around the world share what they are doing in their classrooms today. Each show is 10-12 minutes long and designed to stimulate your thinking with best practices and exciting ideas from educators who are doing it. Subscribe.
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A friend got some feedback on a new project proposal recently. "It will have trouble standing out on a shelf that's already crowded." The thing is, every shelf in every store and especially online is crowded. The long tail made...
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As David Allen says, “Your mind is for having ideas, not holding them.” The Mind Sweep is an effective way to get what’s on your mind—and keeping you awake—externalized so you can deal with it in your timing. If you’re looking for more support in doing the Mind Sweep, we offer a helpful free podcast on our website. Scan the list for “Podcast: David Allen – Guided GTD Mind Sweep.”
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Mentorship works for two reasons. Certainly, the person being mentored gains from advice and counsel and even access to others via introductions, etc. But mostly, it works because the person with a mentor has a responsibility to stand up and...
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Created by Dr. Sugata Mitra, this step-by-step guide will help teachers and parents ignite kids' curiosity and learn about the world through self-discovery, sharing, and spontaneity. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, ...
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Commercial privacy online is just about out the window (you'd be amazed at how many organizations track your online history), but as this has become the new normal, most people have accepted it. Take a look at this hypothetical PowerPoint...
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