Belief matters: How a growth mindset unlocks confidence and achievement

Recently, I had a rather enlightening conversation with my son and three of his friends. Two of his buddies absolutely hate school. They struggle and […]

The perfect tech tool for teachers

I recently discovered a brilliant website – excellent for classroom teachers. Have a look at my video walk-through: Have a go and let me know […]

A Range of Free, Downloadable, Writing Templates

I’ve made some writing frames, which are completely free to download (just right click and ‘save image as’, or find high quality PDFs by clicking […]

How do You Fight TEACHER Misconceptions in the Age of Alternative Facts?

“Be very, very careful what you put into that head, because you will never, ever get it...

Cloud QR: A classroom friendly app to create QR codes

Working with QR codes in the classroom can be both fun and powerful. There are plenty of really useful areas where QR codes can enhance […]

3 Lessons I Learned Leading Startups That I Wish I Knew as a Principal

This post is written by my former co-worker and current husband, Keith Westman.  Follow him on Twitter at @keithwestman. Having worked in leadership roles in […]

8 Reasons Why Blended Learning Is Becoming a Trend

There has been a lot of talk about educational methods and the fact that they haven’t significantly changed in the last century. This piece of […]

Virtual Worlds For Higher Education: The New Real-World Classrooms

When you think of virtual reality the first thing to come to mind probably isn’t education, it’s more entertainment! Well, one of the fastest growing […]

District of Columbia

Public Schools 2016-2017 IMPACT Guidebooks https://dcps.dc.gov/node/1182935 Teachers and staff members are assessed according to their specific roles and responsibilities.Filed under: · Public Centers Tagged: teaching

10 Top Cooperative Learning Strategies (and some tech tools that could come in handy)

Dr Spencer Kagan is a renowned educator who changed the way the world viewed teaching.  He is mainly known for his work on cooperative learning […]

From Connected Learning to Connected Teaching: A Necessary Step Forward

I am lucky to know some amazing teachers. I know teachers who are throwing open the doors of their classrooms and partnering with community organizations, […]

Speaker at the Global EdTech Summit 2017

I am very happy to have been asked to present at the Global EdTech Summit 2017. I have no doubt that it will be an […]

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