High school social studies teacher Emily Block had used design thinking in her classroom before, but wanted to take it one step farther and have her students learn by making. Through a course at Scarsdale Schools' Teacher Institute (PDF), Emily incorporated a maker experience into her practice and used design thinking to help her manage the process.
Servant leaders have learned if you want to build relationships with your people, and help them grow you must “really get to know them.” Their goals, their talents and skills, their potential and how you as the leader can help them grow. For this to happen real communication needs to take place. Not just a hello in the morning or a once a year performance review.
In my workshops with leaders and high-potentials, I frequently hear comments like this: "My VP has asked me to be more strategic, but I'm not exactly sure what that means -- or how to do it." The lesson here? Companies shouldn't just assume future leaders understand that concept.
When it comes to technology, a teacher can’t have enough tools in their toolbox. Check out our list of 11 tech tools for teachers. You probably won’t use these sites or apps every single day, but they really come in handy when you need them. All of these tools are designed to help you solve a problem.
The ThingLink Summer Teacher Challenge is a free, self-paced, online professional development opportunity designed to help teachers explore the powerful possibilities of using ThingLink for teaching and learning. This 5 week challenge invites teachers to have fun learning to use interactive images, slideshow channels and interactive video to power up your pedagogy and redefine learning in the classroom.
Throughout the challenge, we will use the ThingLink flexible suite of interactive tools for schools to create media rich, customized resources for use in your classroom. The weekly challenge activities are designed to be beneficial to educators who are new to ThingLink and also to experienced users. We will explore all the flexible features of ThingLink and discover the tremendous potential for using this amazing tool."
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