“Walmart has condemned a display inside one of its stores that appeared to market firearms as back-to-school items. The company said Wednesday it was working to identify which of its stores put up the exhibit. 106 more words
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“Rigor doesn’t simply mean giving students more or harder work.” “Instead, it’s the result of work that challenges students’ thinking in new and interesting ways.” This simple statement grabbed my attention today as I read a blog post on Edutopia by Brian Sztabnik. 98 more words
After using part of the summer to catch up on some much needed R&R, I am ready to begin preparing for the new school year. Recently, I have been thinking a lot about school culture and the important role that culture plays in the work that happens in the schoolhouse each day. 493 more words
When I close my eyes, I imagine tomorrow’s schools.
I see them as knowledge centers located in every corner of every city or rural town. This space, in my head, looks more like one of those boutique stores where one buys the latest phones and computers, rather than a prison. 454 more words
The potential implications of recording, streaming, and sharing screens cast a wide net over the future of classroom teaching tactics.
As free screencasting software becomes increasingly prevalent, we see more and more effective implementations to learn from. 264 more words