Adding to your teaching practice toolbox....here's a gr8 set of things you can learn how to use to expand your ability to use YouTube. My fav is the YouTubeVideo Editor....editing can be so hard and this looks like it will make it easier. And my tried-and-true old timer favorite is TubeChop...allows me to get to exactly what I need out of the original video.
Did you know that clicking on a hashtag (# symbol) will show relevant content related to that term or "tag"?. The concept of hashtags was first introduced to Twitter with the purpose of creating communities around a specific content, and now Google+ is now supporting the use of hashtags. Here's how/why to use them...
Looking to learn some fast and effective tips for mentoring new teachers? This simple visual guide will get you thinking and making real progress.
Everyone can and should print out this infographic to help remember how to give a hands-up to new teachers in the building. My favorite is "listen"....what better gift could we give than a willingness to be a good listener.
Cotton or polyester?It's a question that teacher Kelly Newcomb may mull when...
Partnering higher education with traditional K12 students creates new learning possibilities. It's what happens when teachers become the students. Amazing what can happen when teachers receive high quality PD.
Get ready, fellas—girls are here to stay in science, technology, engineering and math. Historically, science has been a very male-dominated field. However, the role of women in STEM has grown exponentially in the last few years.
The first step is admitting it. The second step is to keep right on reading.
Something fun for you and your classroom. Wonder what students would add to this? Or couldn't you use this as a home-school connector at the start of the year by asking parents to add their best "sign"?
PS...you may need to pre-read some of these and edit where they are not school-appropriate.
District leaders share their views on common standards, budget cuts, staff development, and other key education issues in these first results from a new ongoing survey.
A very enlightening survey, just completed by Gallop, gives a bird's eye view of what 3000 district superintendents think about a wide range of school issues. Who knows if it will apply to where you work. This can and should help teachers understand the perspective of "superintendents" and help us better stand in their shoes so we can see issues from their side.