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▶ The Importance of Loving What You Do - YouTube

Tom Burton discusses the joy of teaching and how everybody matters...every day.
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STEM Across the Middle Grades Curriculum

STEM Across the Middle Grades Curriculum | Onsted Middle School Scoop.it page | Scoop.it
Carl Sagan once said, "We can do science, and with it we can improve our lives."
Yes, science is an action—something we can do—and it is apparent that we in education have forgotten that fact.
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5 Insecurities Leaders Have to Overcome

5 Insecurities Leaders Have to Overcome | Onsted Middle School Scoop.it page | Scoop.it
As a leader, people naturally have high expectations of you—knowing the answer to every problem, highly reliable, calm in the face of pressure. However,...
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Hiring Teachers: 20 essential interview questions for principals

Hiring Teachers: 20 essential interview questions for principals | Onsted Middle School Scoop.it page | Scoop.it
Hiring teachers is tricky business. More specifically, though, hiring is a solitary business.
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What Does It Mean to be the Lead Learner?

What Does It Mean to be the Lead Learner? | Onsted Middle School Scoop.it page | Scoop.it
Image from Thornhill Primary School When people hear the word "Principal" I am sure that most picture someone sitting in the principal's office, waiting for students that have been kicked out of ...
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20 Twitter Hashtags Every Teacher Should Know About - Edudemic

20 Twitter Hashtags Every Teacher Should Know About - Edudemic | Onsted Middle School Scoop.it page | Scoop.it
Twitter chats are such a great way to stay connected and informed in your professional circle, and education is no exception. Through education chats, you can find out about new methods for teaching, tech resources, even jobs for teachers.
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6 Distractions Leaders Need To Resist

6 Distractions Leaders Need To Resist | Onsted Middle School Scoop.it page | Scoop.it
Do you get distracted? Everyone does. You do. I do. Distractions are everywhere. Social media has made distractions the norm.   Work....
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4 Steps to Becoming a Transformational Leader

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You can be a good manager without being a good leader. You can be a good leader without being a good manager. You can be a good leader without being a transformational leader.

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When motivation, morale, and engagement are present, magic is possible.

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4 Steps to Becoming a Transformational Leader

Elaine Cox's curator insight, March 21, 2013 1:19 PM

So it's about transforming the people, helping them grow - which in turn transforms the organisation.

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The 7 Most Powerful Ideas In Learning Available Right Now

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The 7 Most Powerful Ideas In Learning Available Right Now

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Top 9 Traits of the Principal as Student Advocate > Eye On Education

Top 9 Traits of the Principal as Student Advocate > Eye On Education | Onsted Middle School Scoop.it page | Scoop.it
The Principal as Student Advocate: A Guide for Doing What's Best for All Students by M. Scott Norton, Larry K. Kelly, and Anna R. Battle offers pract...
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Successful Strategies for Teaching Reading to Middle Grades English Language Learners

Successful Strategies for Teaching Reading to Middle Grades English Language Learners | Onsted Middle School Scoop.it page | Scoop.it
Carlos (a pseudonym) moved from Guatemala to the
United States when he was in sixth grade. When Carlos
started school, his teachers expected him to speak only
in English and practice English in his Spanish-speaking
household.
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5 Steps to Student Data Management in the Cloud

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A panel of experts lays out a plan for school districts that want to move student data to the cloud.
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Week 14 – What is school for? Staff Activity « School Admin Virtual Mentor Program

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Lead Like a PIRATE

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One of my favorite parts of the week is co-moderating the West Coast #satchat (#satchatwc). The topics, the collaboration, and insights from other educators from around the world always inspire me...
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Common Core & Ed Tech: Hello Slide! Alternative to boring slide shows - full review

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What's Your Personal Mission Statement?

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Do you know what your personal mission statement is? (Photo credit: Wikipedia) If you conducted a vanity search (a web search of your own name), would you like what you see?
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7 Habits Of Highly Effective Administrators In Education

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How To Flip Your Classroom Using Lecture Tools - Edudemic

How To Flip Your Classroom Using Lecture Tools - Edudemic | Onsted Middle School Scoop.it page | Scoop.it
Using video and podcasts to flip your classroom is a big task that could yield big results if done properly. Here are some quick tips.
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Expanded Learning Time Linked to Higher Test Scores

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Nora Fleming has her fingers in a variety of editorial endeavors at Education Week. She’s been an education reporter for a newspaper in California and held editorial jobs at a number of other publications and organizations.

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Poverty growing in districts with nation's highest incomes

Poverty growing in districts with nation's highest incomes | Onsted Middle School Scoop.it page | Scoop.it

In Fairfax County, the second-wealthiest county in the country, nearly 27 percent -- 47,874 -- of the public school system's 179,253 students receive free or subsidized school lunches this year, up from 21 percent -- 33,479 -- of 162,986 just five years ago, data show.

Across the Potomac, Montgomery County, the 10th-wealthiest county in the country, has a similar story, with one-third of its 149,051 students receiving free or reduced-price school lunches, up from 26 percent of 137,745 five years ago.


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