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
— iNACOL (@nacol) March 5, 2017
2. Dual Enrollment
— 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.
— Beth Rabbitt (@BethRabbitt) March 7, 2017
Have you thought about your district, school or classroom’s EdData recently? You should.
4. Intro to 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
— 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
7. ESSA Guidelines
— Education Week (@educationweek) March 13, 2017
#Teachers & #EdLeaders
8. Collaborative PD Twitter Chat with Participate
— 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!
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