Innov8: Educator Resources
From new apps to guides, we love reviewing and sharing resources on our blog to help anyone working in education take a look at what’s new and trending in the field. We also love creating these resources (for instance, check out the Model For High-Quality PBL project we just launched – and join in!). So today’s eight stories highlight several resources that educators just might find useful for their daily practice.
1. How Students Thrive
New Resource | #HowStudentsThrive: Positive Youth Development in Practice https://t.co/uIjzBokOis #PYD @springpointEDU pic.twitter.com/shPZuWZT6x
— iNACOL (@nacol) March 5, 2017
It’s never been more important to help young people develop the skills and confidence to become self-directed learners by Promoting Psychological Safety in Classrooms.
2. Dual Enrollment
Dual enrollment report from #CollegeinHS https://t.co/FvIqiL7l0n #EdPolicy #HigherEd pic.twitter.com/MLZdvK5i2b
— Tom Vander Ark (@tvanderark) March 14, 2017
We think dual enrollment can be extremely valuable for students. We’ve even argued that early college can be one of the best ways to prepare students for a complex and uncertain future.
Action starts beyond engagement via commitment #projectunicorn pic.twitter.com/rgSejL0vT2
— Beth Rabbitt (@BethRabbitt) March 7, 2017
Have you thought about your district, school or classroom’s EdData recently? You should.
4. Intro to MakerEd
Webinar: An Introduction to #Maker #Education for Teachers – iNACOL 3/16/2017 @scoopit https://t.co/GytAca958M #makered
— John Evans (@joevans) March 2, 2017
We encourage educators everywhere to join the “Maker Ed” movement. It’s relevant to students everywhere and of all ages.
5. Tutoring App
#TootApp Tutoring startup Toot launches into twin policy storms around education and immigr… Read more: https://t.co/pldzvkHEMB
— Software News (@App_sw_) March 8, 2017
6. Monkeying with Code
CodeMonkey and DK Publishing Launch National Coding Competition for Grades 3-8 – CBS 58 https://t.co/0r2jvte3zj
— Else if (@elseif_net) March 13, 2017
Coding will be a commonplace skill in the coming years. Want your kids to start learning, but don’t know where to start? Check out our reviews of some products that can help.
7. ESSA Guidelines
Trump Ed. Dept. Releases New ESSA Guidelines https://t.co/vrWT7y5022 #education
— Education Week (@educationweek) March 13, 2017
#Teachers & #EdLeaders
8. Collaborative PD Twitter Chat with Participate
Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the next #CollaborativePD chat on March 15! @JenWilliamsEdu will be talking about blogs in #edtech! pic.twitter.com/olCrgb2BrQ
— Participate (@participate) March 14, 2017
Empowered Educators Lead to Engaged, Higher Achieving Students, and one of the best ways to empower teachers is through Collaborative PD. We encourage you to take part in this Twitter chat to network and hear some new ideas!
Have a news item you’d like us to consider for next Wednesday’s edition? Tweet us @Getting_Smart using #innov8 or to email [email protected] with “Innov8” in the subject line. For more ideas on what type of stories we run, check out the full Innov8 series on our blog.
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