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  • Teaching Naked and Afraid

    by - Sep 29, 2015
    Today, if educators aren’t talking personalized and collaborative use of technology in the classroom, they are teaching naked and afraid in a previous century. We are well into the 21st Century...
  • What Is A Modern Classroom?

    by - Jul 8, 2015
    I could simply start out and end with the statement that no one really knows what a modern classroom is, because we haven’t really seen one, yet. But that would be...
  • The Fate of Handwriting: Dead or Alive?

    by - Jun 25, 2015
    I recently read a post by an educator on the death of handwriting, which was quite depressing. It had me wondering about the fate of handwriting. Right afterward I received a...
  • Learning’s End

    by - Jun 11, 2015
    Students, teachers, school leaders, and parents should make certain that a place called Learning’s End is never visited. In whatever time zone, where children go to school, there are short breaks...
  • 8 Top Global Education Thinkers

    by - May 27, 2015
    Meet 8 Top Global Education Thinkers you should know. John Connell (@I_Am_Learner) is an education expert and strategist with wide experience across all the key sectors and at all levels in...
  • From STEM to STEAM

    by - May 22, 2015
    STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) allows learning environments for students to be more active, and that means students can get more engaged in their own learning. There’s no manipulation for...
  • EFF13: Rethinking How We Learn

    by - May 1, 2015
    EFF13: How do we rethink learning? Today, the answer to rethinking learning must go beyond a discussion of just connectivity. Education is under a lot of pressure from everywhere, including the...
  • Jill Hobson’s 4 Education Pillars

    by - Apr 20, 2015
    Jill Hobson, Education Strategist sees 4 education pillars as having education importance for school leaders, educators, and students, today. Hobson believes that while you can talk about them all separately, they...
  • Education Lists Need Solutions

    by - Mar 26, 2015
    While a lot of education voices lament the sad state of education, most don’t offer any realistic solutions. It’s tiring to see a list of reasons education doesn’t work, without a...
  • Eric Sheninger: 5 Leadership Problems

    by - Mar 17, 2015
    What are the most pressing leadership problems facing today’s education leaders? Eric Sheninger is a Senior Fellow with The International Center for Leadership in Education at Scholastic Achievement Partners, as well...