Implementing Tech / Meaningful Low Stress Evaluations / Towards Student-Centered

October 16th, 2019

Tech IMplamentation
Here is some help for schools trying to implement technology. Then it’s meaningful low-stress teacher evaluations and moving toward student-centered learning. On to using Alexa to cheat on homework, a teacher sending postcards, why lunches are too short, an Eleanor Roosevelt quote, and wildlife pictures of the year.

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SEL Family Involvement / Cognitive Load Theory / Why Grade Everything?

October 15th, 2019

SEL Family Involvment
Start with involving families in social/emotional instruction. Then it’s cognitive load theory and why you shouldn’t grade everything. On to blog post writing sins, successful people and work hours, transparency as a mantra, a creative quote, and the difference between a New York and Boston accent.

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Boost Conceptual Thinking / Stop Multitasking / National Parks Pics & Videos

October 14th, 2019

Conceptual Thinking
Time to boost conceptual thinking in your students. Then it’s why you shouldn’t multitask and some free pictures and videos from our National Parks. On to the future of 5G, houses made of bamboo, decorated classrooms and disruption, an optimism poster, and why tattoos don’t fade over time.

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Project Must Haves / Chromebooks for Kindergarten / Google Lip Reads

October 13th, 2019

Project Must Haves
If you do project-based learning make sure your projects have these elements. Then it’s Chromebooks in kindergarten and Google’s AI reading lips. On to problems with the new Mac OS, coding a cloud animation, playing with discarded objects, a secret of change quote, and a full-body velociraptor costume.

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Let’s Ban Homework / Nature and Health / Educandy

October 12th, 2019

Ban Homework
Start with why we should ban homework for elementary students. Then it’s the connection between nature and health and using Educandy to make games. On to emails you should send, using Newton’s third law, why you shouldn’t average grades, a people doing it quote, and some amazing tap dancing.

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