For years, the Obama administration has made tougher teacher evaluations a centerpiece of its education agenda, giving states incentives to grade educators partially in accordance with students' standardized test scores.
Packing & Techie tips for any conference whether ISTE or ALA
Even though I'm not going to ISTE this year (I'm going on a family reunion cruise to Alaska!) I've packed for a LOT of conferences, and even though I'm not a light packer like my friend Bobbi Newman - I think I've got some clever tips! :) Add yours in the comments!
With the ease of copying and ripping of digital information, it is important that our students respect the intellectual property of others. This page includes links to teach about fair use, Creative...
From the all knowing & awesome Kathy Schrock this extensive page about Intellectual Property & Fair Use!
Packing list About a year ago I started trying to travel with only a carry on. I was tired of paying the extra baggage fees, waiting for my bag at the end
Bobbi is just plain brilliant! I wish I could pack like her! In this blog post she gives great tips for packing light & smart AND terrific conference do's!
Of course, I'm a traveling hoarder - I'd rather haul my big bag around & wait at the luggage carousel for my creature comforts than go sleek and fast. But after reading her blog post, I may try & change!
Now that 2013 is officially in the books, I can’t think of a better way to reflect than with a flashback into the Top Ten Most Popular Posts of the last 12 months! Check ‘em out by hovering over the interactive image shown below. There’s sure to be a useful “cool tool” or two to help you kick off the new year with a new tech crush—like Thinglink, my all-time fav!
Like art? Share this with your Art teachers - but I also could see how this would help with MANY subjects!
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