Ideas for Education
Follow
Find
41 views | +0 today
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
onto Ideas for Education
Scoop.it!

The most important 2 seconds in a child's day

The most important 2 seconds in a child's day | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Your eyes, a smile, and a nod There is a vital moment in a child's day which sets them up for success; their first meeting with the adults who hold them under their wing during the day. When they ...
more...
No comment yet.
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

Tony Gwynn - 4 Lessons Beyond the Baseball Field

Tony Gwynn - 4 Lessons Beyond the Baseball Field | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Tony Gwynn passed away today at the young age of 54 after battling salivary gland cancer the last few years. Tony was an inspirational role model to me. It wasn't so much what he accomplished that ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

Management Mantras that Make a Difference

Management Mantras that Make a Difference | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
As a managing director, leadership coach, and parent, I’m always open to advice that can better inform my approach, attitude and style.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

Test Prep with Virtual Tools: 10 Flashcard Apps for Mobile Devices

Test Prep with Virtual Tools: 10 Flashcard Apps for Mobile Devices | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
When children are told to "go home and study," many aren't quite sure what this means. "Do I stare at the pages of a textbook? Should I redo old homework problems? Will I remember this new list of vo
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

A Case for Student-Centered Learning

A Case for Student-Centered Learning | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Good news for students and schools: A new study, released last week by the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE), looks closely at four schools that are achieving positive outco...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

What's the best Professional Development experience that you've had?

What's the best Professional Development experience that you've had? | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
I’ve been to a lot of EdTEch conferences in Australia and overseas, and they usually fall into two simple categories: the ones that are worth the registration fee, and the ones that aren’t even worth
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

NCAAM Gamecast - San Diego State vs Kansas

As a KU alum and a lifelong SDSU fan I couldn't wait for this game. The first three sections of this story say it all about doing your best under any conditions. Follow San Diego State vs Kansas live with ESPN.com's NCAAM Gamecast!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

Four Words For Leaders to Remove From Their Vocabulary

Four Words For Leaders to Remove From Their Vocabulary | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
We spend the early parts of our lives adding to our vocabulary. Teachers and parents want us to learn new words. And research shows that vocabulary is a good predictor of success. And yet I am aski...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

The Public School Advantage: Why Public Schools Outperform Private Schools (SSIR)

The Public School Advantage: Why Public Schools Outperform Private Schools (SSIR) | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Read an excerpt from the preface and from chapter seven of the book,
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

Education Update:More than Words: Developing Core Speaking and Listening Skills:Targeting Feedback to Support Self-Regulation

Education Update:More than Words: Developing Core Speaking and Listening Skills:Targeting Feedback to Support Self-Regulation | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

Whatever Happened to Lifelong Learning?: The Dangers of Measurable Objectives. - Member Blogs

Whatever Happened to Lifelong Learning?: The Dangers of Measurable Objectives. - Member Blogs | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
One of the innovations of 21st century education driven by NCLB is the widespread adoption of measurable objectives to be achieved by systems of improvement promoting the development of measurable, attainable goals.However, we unnaturally limit ourse...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

When a School Is Not Enough (SSIR)

When a School Is Not Enough (SSIR) | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
The achievement gap between rich and poor is a complex and global challenge. Schooling alone is not meeting the needs of the poorest children. Innovative public-private partnerships for education could be part of the solution.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

Favorite Books to Share

Favorite Books to Share | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
What are your favorite books in the Special Education genre? What books would you recommend to parents who are trying to understand their child and their learning challenges? Some of my favorites
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

Choice Equals Power: How to Motivate Students to Learn

Choice Equals Power: How to Motivate Students to Learn | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Public school teacher Larry Ferlazzo shares ideas and tips about how to balance curriculum needs, test prep and the bigger goal of helping students develop the motivation to learn for themselves.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

For Effective Schools, Teamwork is Not Optional

For Effective Schools, Teamwork is Not Optional | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
The greatest resource that teachers have is other teachers. But sadly, teamwork and collaboration are not commonly found in schools. Having taught for 20 years myself, I know how it works. Teachers
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

Create a Work Environment That Fosters Flow

Create a Work Environment That Fosters Flow | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Start by getting the challenge/skills ratio right.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

Education Update:More than Words: Developing Core Speaking and Listening Skills:Guidance for Grading Group Work

Education Update:More than Words: Developing Core Speaking and Listening Skills:Guidance for Grading Group Work | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

Why principals should be wary of homework

Why principals should be wary of homework | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Few topics generate as much debate in education as homework. Experts disagree on its educational value, and research offers little clarification.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

"Why Do We Need to Learn This?"

"Why Do We Need to Learn This?" | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
"When are we going to ever use this stuff?" is a protesting lament heard by most teachers several times a year. It comes from students with little patience to put up with ideas or concepts too abstra
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

Simple Ways to Cultivate Happiness in Schools

Simple Ways to Cultivate Happiness in Schools | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
In my last post I suggested that equitable schools are those that contribute to happiness in children.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

The Best Way for New Leaders to Build Trust

The Best Way for New Leaders to Build Trust | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
Listen to as many people as soon as you can.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

The 3-Minute Classroom Walkthrough in 5 Steps

The 3-Minute Classroom Walkthrough in 5 Steps | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
There are several reasons principals should regularly conduct classroom walkthroughs. First, they make it clear to teachers that teaching and learning are a priority to us. Second, the more we know…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

Your Inner CEO

Your Inner CEO | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
The ability to just sit there may be exactly the ability we need during some of work’s most stressful moments. Our boss is inappropriately ranting during a meeting, and we just want to explode.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
We wish there was a handbook for success but there isn't. Here's the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreamsand be a more...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

35 Activities Your Students Can Do To Learn Respect | Dr Michele Borba

35 Activities Your Students Can Do To Learn Respect | Dr Michele Borba | Ideas for Education | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bryan Brockett
Scoop.it!

When Marketing Is Strategy

Always something for educational leaders to learn from other fields...
more...
No comment yet.