Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is currently a popular focus for schools because evidence suggests that effective SEL improves academic learning. How can we best teach students skills like self-awareness, self- management, empathy, perspective taking and cooperation? Today’s guest is someone who combines her love of reading and knowledge of books to provide support to people […]
Educator Kwaku Aning joins us in our first episode that explores the potential and role of virtual reality in education. The discussion covers the entire spectrum of the topic from big picture thinking about the role and impact of VR in the classroom and on student experience, to specific approaches towards implementation.
Across the country, there is a renewed focus on laws and practices to promote quality civic education, geared toward preparing our students with the skills they need to be active participants in a democracy who are able to access and insert themselves into the democratic decision making process. Shawn talks with Mary Ellen Daneels about transforming Civic Education.
Sometimes, organizations such as ReadWorks reach out to let us know about their programs. We are always happy to help spread the word about programs that benefit teachers and students for FREE. Many thanks to them for providing this post. ReadWorks was founded in 2010 to help teachers solve the nationwide crisis in reading comprehension. This national […]
Join Beth Holland as she hosts Julie Wood (@TechnoTeaching) & Shaelynn Farnsworth (@shfarnsworth) Slides
This guest post from Chris Williams (@modblog1) first appeared on Daily Genius. How can we use technology to transform learning outcomes for our children and young people? What really are the main benefits in the classroom, and what approaches should be avoided? The presence of technology in all aspects of society, from the home to […]
This post first appeared on Edudemic. A class set of novels, binders, poster boards, and enough post-it notes to wallpaper a school…. all supplies associated with a traditional middle school book club model. With the addition of iPads, Google Apps, and other educational technology, the age of the “traditional” book club requires a change. Digital […]