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Why We Need Humane Education: Inappropriate Halloween Costume Round-Up

Why We Need Humane Education: Inappropriate Halloween Costume Round-Up | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
Image courtesy magnetbox via Creative Commons. Yes, today is Halloween in the U.S. (Happy Halloween!) and most everyone has already chosen their costumes, but that doesn't mean we should wai
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49 Creative Geniuses Who Use Blogging to Promote Their Art

49 Creative Geniuses Who Use Blogging to Promote Their Art | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
Are you an artist, performer or writer struggling to work out how to promote yourself online? Steal some ideas from these people who've already cracked it.
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Isolation Is the Enemy of Innovation

Isolation Is the Enemy of Innovation | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
#3088130 / gettyimages.com   In my last post, I wrote about the transformational power that we have in our hands through technology, and how we need to look past the "tool" and the opportuniti...
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Teaching Coding in Class: 17 Apps to Try ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teaching Coding in Class: 17 Apps to Try ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
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The best royalty free Creative Commons music site for teachers and students | Blogush

The best royalty free Creative Commons music site for teachers and students | Blogush | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
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Digital Citizenship: Developing a Culture of Trust and Transparency

Digital Citizenship: Developing a Culture of Trust and Transparency | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
Turning a forbidding acceptable use policy into a friendlier digital empowerment guideline can shift your school culture into a more tech-friendly place.
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Teaching Digital Citizenship | Piktochart Infographic Editor

Teaching Digital Citizenship | Piktochart Infographic Editor | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
Teaching Digital Citizenship
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10 free tools for creating infographics | Infographic | Creative Bloq

10 free tools for creating infographics | Infographic | Creative Bloq | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
For all the importance we place on text, it's an indisputable fact that images are processed in the brain faster than words. Hence the rise and rise of the infographic which, at its best, transforms complex information into graphics that are both easy to grasp and visually appealing. No wonder magazine readers and web visitors love them.
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A Character Education Lesson Plan on Responsibility and Perseverance using a Film Clip from Rocky

A Character Education Lesson Plan on Responsibility and Perseverance using a Film Clip from Rocky | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
Using a popular video, a character lesson on responsibility and perseverance is given to high school and middle school students. Simple, fast, no preparation needed!
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Love is Not Enough - Mark Manson

Love is Not Enough - Mark Manson | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
Thirty-five years later, Trent Reznor from Nine Inch Nails wrote a song called “Love is Not Enough.” Reznor, despite being famous for his shocking stage…
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The 6 Best Online Bibliography Tools

The 6 Best Online Bibliography Tools | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
There are a lot of online bibliography tools out there that can help students learn to build bibliographies and ensure that their citations are correct,
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PREPS: 5 steps for electronic notetaking success

PREPS: 5 steps for electronic notetaking success | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
Students everywhere are taking pictures of the board. It is almost like a "get out of jail free" card when it comes to taking notes. Can they find them lat
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8 digital skills we must teach our children

8 digital skills we must teach our children | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
The digital content they consume, who they meet online and how much time they spend onscreen – all these factors will greatly influence children’s development.
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Black moms tell audience how they fear for their sons : Parenting

Black moms tell audience how they fear for their sons : Parenting | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
Mothers gathered earlier this week in the St. Louis History Museum. They talked, they listened. They prayed and hoped for a better future.
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4 Reasons People Don't Blog and Ideas to Help Change Their Mind

4 Reasons People Don't Blog and Ideas to Help Change Their Mind | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
A lot of work that I do is not only showing people how to do "stuff", but more importantly, trying to help them embrace change. One of the most powerful ways to not only change the teaching profess...
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New Visual: Steps to Create A Blended Learning Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

New Visual: Steps to Create A Blended Learning Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
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The 4Ss of Note Taking With Technology

The 4Ss of Note Taking With Technology | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
Any system of note taking (digital or otherwise) helps students master cognitively demanding tasks if it provides support and helps them save, search, and share.
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Infographic | Developing 21st Century Critical Thinkers - MentoringMinds.com

Infographic | Developing 21st Century Critical Thinkers - MentoringMinds.com | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
View or download an 11x17 version of the "Developing 21st Century Critical Thinkers" Infographic by Mentoring Minds.
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Growth Mindset: Personal Accountability and Reflection

Growth Mindset: Personal Accountability and Reflection | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
I am an adjunct faculty for several teacher education and educational technology programs. I have been so for a few decades. During that time I have noticed the changing nature of student behavio...
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25 Of The Most Dangerous And Unusual Journeys To School In The World

25 Of The Most Dangerous And Unusual Journeys To School In The World | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
In some parts of the world, school can be a hard-won luxury. Many children throughout the world have to take the most incredible and unimaginable routes in order to receive the education that some of us may take for granted. This list we collected will show you just how determined some children can be when it comes to getting an education.
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Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
While mice sleep, their brain cells shrink, allowing cerebrospinal fluid to flow easily around them. The fluid can then clear away toxins. This finding appears to offer the best explanation yet of why animals and people need sleep.
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Austin's Butterfly: Building Excellence in Student Work - Models, Critique, and Descriptive Feedback

Ron Berger from Expeditionary Learning demonstrates the transformational power of models, critique, and descriptive feedback to improve student work. Here he tells…
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Why It’s Imperative to Teach Empathy to Boys

Why It’s Imperative to Teach Empathy to Boys | Professional Learning and Development | Scoop.it
We need to cultivate empathy in all children, but gender stereotypes -- often reinforced in playrooms -- risk leaving boys, in particular, with a social deficit.
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