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by Caitlin Krause This article is Part 2 of a two-part series about introducing an online mindfulness program for teachers, and includes practices you can use in these times of challenge and change. Read more about the origins here in Part 1. When 22 teachers joined an 8-week online mindfulness program this spring, incredible discoveries emerged […]

by Caitlin McLemore This blog post shares some important considerations and essential questions for schools and teachers to consider when planning for the upcoming school year.Infrastructure and accessTo begin, schools must answer questions of what infrastructure and access students and teachers need to participate in digital learning experiences.Some technological considerations include:- Internet. Do students and […]

The following post is an excerpt from EdTechTeacher CEO Tom Daccord's blog, Leading Innovations in Schools: From Someday to Monday.

by Caitlin Krause Start With the Why  In mid-2019, I was dreaming about hosting a remote mindfulness cohort for teachers. Teachers’ levels of toxic stress were on the rise, already among the highest in all professions, and I wanted to do something about it. And, I hadn’t just heard that teacher burnout was increasing, I […]

An excerpt from EdTechTeacher CEO Tom Daccord's recent article in the Summer 2020 edition of Intrepid magazine, on COVID-19 school closures and the opportunity for pedagogical innovation.

This blog post originally appeared on Tom Driscoll EDU.We are experiencing a rising tide of advocacy for high quality civic education across the nation. There is also increasing interest and promising research around the impact that gamification can play in instructional design. Therefore, how might we leverage the power of gamification and game-based learning to […]

Google Earth is a powerful, web-based tool that allows for students and teachers to explore the world, visualize data, develop critical thinking skills, and become creative communicators. Learn how to enhance the curriculum through Google Earth and other Google Geo resources.

The following post is an excerpt from EdTechTeacher CEO Tom Daccord's blog, Leading Innovations in Schools: From Someday to Monday.

In this podcast episode, Tom Daccord and Caitlin McLemore discuss how assessment and grading are being redefined in an age of remote learning. Tom and Caitlin reconsider the balance of formative and summative assessment, reflect on the qualities of effective formative assessment, and explore several tools that can be used to create effective assessment strategies.

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