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Weekly Twitter Chat Times - Google Documents

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All the learning you need, on Twitter!

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Edison: Innovation + Collaboration = Greatness!

Edison: Innovation + Collaboration = Greatness! | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
Bill Gates recently wrote the foreword for Edison and the Rise of Innovation, a new book about one of the great inventors ever. Read the foreword and view photos of some of the Edison-related items he owns.

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What’s Your Flavor of PD

What’s Your Flavor of PD | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
» What’s Your Flavor of PD |

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3 Alternate Forms of PD for iPad Educators
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Communication Tools for School Leaders | Evolving Educators

Communication Tools for School Leaders | Evolving Educators | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it - 21 century education Again technology is making this method less likely to be used but it is an essential communication tool. Recently, I received a handwritten thank you note fro...
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A great reminder of the need to communicate in many ways.
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Dropout Indicators Found for 1st Graders

Dropout Indicators Found for 1st Graders | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
Researchers in Montgomery County, Md., have identified warning signals, such as poor grades or a high number of absences, that can flag students as early as 1st grade who are likely to drop out later.
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Another study that attending school actually improves your chances of doing well, and graduating! Who would have thought? ...and why don't parents get it?

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Programming in Teacher Education | Canadian Education Association (CEA)

Many have written about the nature of programs in teacher education: too varied, too theoretical, too much reliance on craft knowledge rather than based on elements of research, too little research on the effects of teacher preparation programs, a...
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What are the other components of a successful Teacher Education Program? 

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3 Qualities of High Performing Teacher Teams

3 Qualities of High Performing Teacher Teams | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
 
“A precondition for doing anything to strengthen our practice and improve a school is the existence of a collegial culture in which professionals talk about practice, share their craft…
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Does your PLC operate with trust?

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Creating a Behavior Management System That Works

Creating a Behavior Management System That Works | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
Find education news, teaching strategies, lesson plans, activity ideas and more on the WeAreTeachers blog. Featuring posts by guest bloggers and teachers as well as WeAreTeachers editors.
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What system works for you?

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Tenured before 30, professor offers five tips for student success - The Globe and Mail

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Very much worth sharing with students. And leaders.

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27 Tips For Mentoring New Teachers - Edudemic

27 Tips For Mentoring New Teachers - Edudemic | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
Looking to learn some fast and effective tips for mentoring new teachers? This simple visual guide will get you thinking and making real progress.

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10 Great Tools to Integrate with your Google Docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Great Tools to Integrate with your Google Docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
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The Learning Revolution: It’s Not About Education | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

The Learning Revolution: It’s Not About Education | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
Image: Tony Crider/Flickr The education system is changing. Established teaching methodologies are reaching their limits in most developed countries. New r
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Real change comes from below.  Formal education has no control over this.

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▶ Seth Godin on Education Reform - What is School for now?

Seth Godin interviewed by Graham Brown-Martin about education reform Follow on Twitter @GrahamBM Blog: http://learning-reimagined.com Camera by Kevin Grant

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What is school for?  Not for making kids better at writing tests.

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The Future of Education in Ontario: G2Echat...So Far

The Future of Education in Ontario: G2Echat...So Far | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
Over the past 3 weeks I've been moderating a Saturday morning twitter chat to provide an online forum for Ontarians to participate in "From Great To Excellent", the Ontario government's public cons...

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These "chats" are going on in various forums across Ontario.  I participated in one in Toronto last Tuesday, and I will be working at one in Thunder Bay on Wednesday this week.

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When Leading Change, Think Like a High-School Machiavelli

When Leading Change, Think Like a High-School Machiavelli | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
The statistics on change are rather bleak. According to McKinsey Quarterly, only 38 percent of leaders who recently attempted an organizational change rated the outcome as better than somewhat succ...
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How to better effect change...

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School Climate Indicative of Student Engagement and Success, New Alliance Report Finds | Alliance for Excellent Education

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Why Work Loneliness Isn't a Personal Problem (And How to Conquer It)

Why Work Loneliness Isn't a Personal Problem (And How to Conquer It) | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
Where do you fall on the spectrum of working alone, together? Work is a social thing. It’s done with people, and at the very least, for people. At the same time, you are one person with a job to do.
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Being a sole administrator (Principal) in a school is a lonely profession.  Which of these suggestions can help principals connect with each other?

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How to Walk a Crooked Line to Success

How to Walk a Crooked Line to Success | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
Determined leaders, who don’t change direction, end up in the wrong place. The down side of resolve, tenacity, and determination is refusing to learn and adapt as you go. The path to the future is ...
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The first sentence is the most important one.

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Principal Entry Plan-The First 100 Days

Principal Entry Plan-The First 100 Days | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
Why Have an Entry Plan?

I began developing Entry Plans many years ago as I applied for head football coaching positions.  I always believed the plan played a…
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An entry plan is a key interview question for P/VP positions.

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Ewan McIntosh « Five Things I've Learned

Ewan McIntosh « Five Things I've Learned | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
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" Learning needs teachers who learn more than learners need teachers who turn up to teach. " <- Love this line!

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Two Important Reminders for Digital Leaders

Two Important Reminders for Digital Leaders | Leading Learning | Scoop.it
In a time when technology is drastically changing the way that we work, learn, and play, it is essential that school leaders have a clear plan for driving digital change in their classrooms, distri...

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