Teacher Appreciation Week is almost here, and we’ve got a couple of exciting things coming down the pipeline to celebrate–keep your eyes peeled, as next week we’ll be releasing details about a teacher sweepstakes!
Of course, we here at Getting Smart always appreciate teachers (consider this a virtual polished apple if you will, teachers). Since we know that one thing teachers appreciate is a tool that makes their lives easier, this week’s top eight news stories highlight new teacher resources that can help them save time or improve their practice.
Let’s Get Personalized
1. Competency-Based Education Contributes To Personalized Learning
— Tom Vander Ark (@tvanderark) April 24, 2017
Competency-Based Education really can be a great tool for achieving personalized learning.
#NewSchools & #EdTech Tools
2. Panorama Student Success
Whole-child development is important, but challenging. This new tool looks like it will help.
Dollars & Deals
3. Frontline Buys Teachers-Teachers
— FrontlineEducation (@FrontlineEdu) April 18, 2017
#Teachers & #EdLeaders
4. Coming This Summer: ISTE’s Refresh of Its Standards for Teachers
— EdTech K–12 Magazine (@EdTech_K12) April 18, 2017
Have you been keeping up on your teacher PD?
5. Teacher-Powered Schools in Minnesota
— Mary Ryerse (@maryryerse) April 21, 2017
6. Competency-Based Education for Education Leaders and Teachers Webinar
— Aurora Institute (@Aurora_Inst) April 24, 2017
Looking to get started with Competency-Ed? We recommend checking out some of our resources, then attending this webinar.
7. Teachers ARE Innovators:
— Getting Smart (@Getting_Smart) April 25, 2017
Movers, Shakers & Groundbreakers
8. U.S. News Ranks Top 100 Schools
— Mario Diaz-Balart (@MarioDB) April 25, 2017
Have a news item you’d like us to consider for next Wednesday’s edition? Tweet us @Getting_Smart using #innov8 or to email firstname.lastname@example.org 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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