Student Stripped by Teacher, Teacher Prep Drop, iPad Air 2 Review

October 23rd, 2014

Today’s lesson is that you never know when you are on video. Then it’s the scary drop in students taking teacher preparation programs, and what you need to know about the iPad Air 2. On to inquiry learning with BYOD, how to stop the love of reading, some learning science, a Tennessee Williams quote, and Gandalf addressing some students.

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Small Schools Work, Put Physical in Education, Like a Girl

October 22nd, 2014

Smaller schools seem to work better in New York City. Wonder what the mayor will do with this knowledge? Then it’s putting physical in education, and a very cool video about a negative gender stereotype. On to Apple iOS 8.1 details, free lesson plans, leadership Airbnb style, a thinking quote, and a very cool invention.

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Infographic Tools, Sleep & Alzheimer’s, Testing Under Attack

October 21st, 2014

If you or your students want to make interesting infographics, here are some tools. Then it’s the connection between sleep and keeping your brain clean, and standardized testing under attack. On to top concerns about children and technology, Cornell’s feeder watch, the broken window theory in education, a Jerry Blumengarten quote, and drones racing through a forrest.

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GamerGate Critic, Inspirational Books, Great Learning Apps

October 20th, 2014

If you aren’t familiar with GamerGate you should be. This is a good conversation topic for schools. Then it’s inspirational books for your library, and some cool learning apps. On to BYOD tips, drawing a perfect circle, how to stop bullying, a Helen Hayes quote, and what the world eats.

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New Grading Policy, Must Have Teacher Apps, Top Excuses

October 19th, 2014

Today we start with a grading policy that every school should consider. Then it’s some excellent teacher apps, and reasons why teachers don’t connect and how they can overcome them. On to some social media listening tools, the importance of out-of-classroom learning, classroom tech trends, an Albert Einstein quote, and a boys’s relationship with Siri.

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