Characteristics of Effective Tech Coaching in Schools Explored in New Report

Instructional-technology coaching programs should be voluntary, personalized for each teacher, and not used for evaluation, according to a new report from Digital Promise.

Makerspaces go digital: 6 options for the blended classroom

Makerspaces are a wonderfully interactive, highly creative and increasingly valued part of classrooms in the technology age. There is literally a wealth of inspiration, guidance […]

8 great iPad audio recording apps for teachers & students [educatorstechnology.com]

8 great iPad audio recording apps for teachers & students — from educatorstechnology.com Excerpt: For those of you asking about audio recording apps to use […]

Top 7 TED Talks every teacher should see

TED Talks are awesome. Maybe it’s the variety of topics they cover, the perfectly timed length, the simple setting, or maybe all of these; but […]

5 Innovative ways for teachers to connect with other teachers

The professional development programs offered by most districts can be a somewhat bland, formulaic and often times an irrelevant experience. Collaboration is one of the […]

50 books that teachers should read

50 books that teachers should read: The only issue I have with this list is that there are...

8 Ed-tech organizations every teacher should know about

If you have spent any time in the ed-tech world you will no doubt have realized that there is a swirling cloud of acronyms that […]

You’re already harnessing the science of learning (you just don’t know it) [Agarwal]

You’re already harnessing the science of learning (you just don’t know it) — from edsurge.com by Pooja Agarwal Excerpt (emphasis DSC): Now, a decade later, […]

100 things students can create to demonstrate what they know [teachthought.com]

100 things students can create to demonstrate what they know — from teachthought.com Excerpt: [Here] is a diverse list adapted from resources found at fortheteachers.org […]

What is a learning ecosystem? And how does it support corporate strategy? [Eudy]

What is a learning ecosystem? And how does it support corporate strategy? — from ej4.com by Ryan Eudy Excerpt: A learning ecosystem is a system of people, […]

“Experiences in self-determined learning” — a free download/PDF [Blaschke, Kenyon, & Hase (Eds.)]

Experiences in self-determined learning — a free download/PDF file from uni-oldenburg.de by Lisa Blaschke, Chris Kenyon, & Stewart Hase (Eds.) Excerpts (emphasis DSC): An Introduction […]

Get started with rubrics [Kolk]

Get started with rubrics — from thecreativeeducator.com by Melinda Kolk Make assessment a classroom conversation Excerpt: A rubric is an assessment tool that clearly outlines expectations […]

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