back to school
Good Work: Impact at Scale
Fresh from summer holiday, Tom Vander Ark's Sunday blog about mission-focused work is back! This blog focuses on innovations in learning, impact at scale, while introducing the newest members on the Getting Smart team.
The Skinny on #EdChat
A new resource guide from USC Rossier Online provides the ins and outs on the popular hashtag, #EdChat.
Learning for the Future: Beyond the Textbook
Let’s work together to help prepare students’ minds and spirits so they can move with assurance into their lives—primed to meet their potential and achieve success.
How To Start the New School Year Feeling Fresh
A new school year is on the horizon. Here are some back to school tips to starting the school year feeling fresh and ready to rock!
EdTech 10: Next Gen School Supplies
It is back-to-school time and as we are reviewing the school supply list for our students next to pencils and pens, we may see some new next gen items. This week's EdTech 10 reviews some we'd like to see.
50 Questions for the Effective & Efficient Educator
If your students weren't required to attend your classes, would they? Check out these 50 "Back-to-School" questions for the effective and efficient educator.
Classroom Design and the Learning Experience
Before I move into a new classroom, have I re-evaluated my classroom design and given serious contemplation to the learning experiences it perpetuates? Hmmm. Well, that time is now. And here is my plan.
10 Free Apps To Jumpstart Your iPad Cart
I created a list of free apps that could get the teachers started right away. I only installed ten apps and set some great "number themed" wallpapers on them, courtesy of Tony Vincent's "Learning in Hand" blog.
10 Ways to Ensure Parents Won’t Need to Ask ‘What Did You Do at School Today?’
I think parents don’t like it, or, at the very least, get annoyed when they ask their children, “what did you do at school today?” and the answer is “nothing.” (I actually know this to be true, not from statistics or action research, but because I am a mom and this is usually what my kids answer when I ask and I get annoyed).