“I was talking to an assistant principal friend from a neighboring district who was telling me some funny stories from her middle school experience. She said her own mom and dad like to ask her to tell stories from school.”
Ken Hakstol's insight:
Love the post. Agree that guns have no place in schools.
“Everyone wants a fast track to a job they’ll love. And, what student wouldn’t enjoy the chance to develop leadership skills and explore a field of interest – before they enter college and the workplace?”
Today's students spend an overwhelming amount of time online, both in and out of school. More than this, students are sharing more online than ever before. The following statistics come from a recent...
The national movement of STEM + Art = STEAM fosters innovation and encourages the integration of art and design in K-12 education. For this week's Top Picks List Friday, we're featuring the best tech creation tools. Students love to make their own creations -- no matter what the topic....
“Can We Control Our Digital Identities? InformationWeek But with the rise of social apps, mobile, and big data, your identity -- now your digital identity -- is far more complex. Your digital identity encompasses a staggering amount of information.”
“Earlier today, I taught a lesson on digital citizenship in Mary Sheila's fourth grade classroom. It is a lesson that I adapted from Common Sense Media's lesson, Super Digital Citizen. I took inspiration from Common Sense Media ...”
“Not long ago, a friend of mine deleted her Instagram account. I couldn’t understand why one would ever do such a thing, so I asked and her response caught me o (RT @WestsideBCI: Do you have "smiling depression?”
“Sean Dowling, an Educational Technology Coordinator, looks at whether blogs can be used to deliver web-based English language courses, using an example from his own experience. In my previous posts...”
"Research is demonstrating that children rapidly lose their creative thinking skills as they grow older. Moreover, by the time children reach adolescence, the way they think is largely fixed. So the more you encourage your children to use more of their minds in order to think more creatively, the more likely you are to raise exceptionally creative children."