Here are lots of education-related links gathered over the past few days. I bet that anyone can find at least some helpful item or something to provoke deeper thinking:
- Four Ways School Leaders Can Support Meaningful Innovation — Dr. Bernard Bull (be sure to follow his blog if you haven’t already )has been talking and writing about some of these ideas recently, particularly the need for intentional research experiments in schools.
- These 5 Teachers Showcase the Future of Blended Learning’s “Station Rotation” Model — take a look at how a group of educators are making blended learning work for their students.
- Ring Their Bells: A New Way to Deliver Bell Work — I have invested in gathering resources for formative assessments, but this article highlights some very practical ways that educators can engage students from the very start of a class period. I will likely be experimenting with some of these ideas and adapting them use with my high school students this year.
- Simple Tactics For When Life Keeps Getting in the Way — In his blog, Tom Eggebrecht shares practical Christian wisdom. This post particularly spoke to me since there are so many projects that I have had in mind that have not come to fruition.
- What Happens to Your Brain When You Have a Concussion? — Most educators have had a student suffering from a concussion at some point. This short video gives both students and educators an idea of what is going on with the brain at that time. This is helpful for students to be able to deal with empathy with their peers.
- Google is Developing Technology for a Snapchat-Like Media Content — just an FYI.
- Ten Things Student Can Do With Google Keep — Do you or your students have a place to collect digital content for future use? If not, maybe this is a program to explore.
- 5 Ways to Slow Down and Focus This Year — It is if the author of this post really knows me! 🙂
- 10 Ways Google Classroom and Forms are Easier to Use This Year — News for those of you who use these tools and services.