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Just shifting online or shifting the learning?

Just shifting online or shifting the learning?

Across the globe schools are closing due to Covid-19 and the learning is being moved online. I recently shared in my Daily-Ink post, ‘Novel ideas can spread from a novel...

'Are We Going to Get Ourselves in Trouble?': Districts Struggle With Special Education

'Are We Going to Get Ourselves in Trouble?': Districts Struggle With Special Education

With a pandemic pressing tens of thousands of the nation's school districts into extended closures, special education administrators across the nation are wrestling with a...

10 Ways to Keep Your Family Safe from the Coronavirus Outbreak

10 Ways to Keep Your Family Safe from the Coronavirus Outbreak

Since late December 2019, the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has infected well over a hundred thousand people in various parts of the world and killed more than 4,000 of...

5 Reasons Virtual Learning Is Harder Than You Think

5 Reasons Virtual Learning Is Harder Than You Think

Continue reading the main story 5 Reasons Virtual Learning Is Harder Than You Think Some parents and health officials concerned about the coronavirus have urged more schools to...

“Shout Out” to Our Educators

“Shout Out” to Our Educators

Attend any dinner party, read local listservs, follow parents on Facebook, or just sit at the dinner table and education is often a topic of discussion. I imagine it is simply...

Reduce Student Anxiety (and Your Own) During Uncertain Times | Common Sense Education

Reduce Student Anxiety (and Your Own) During Uncertain Times | Common Sense Education

Given the uncertainty we're all experiencing due to the coronavirus outbreak, it's not easy to "keep calm and carry on," as teachers are expected to do. Most are preparing for...

What is Learning Sciences and Why Does It Matter? - Digital Promise

What is Learning Sciences and Why Does It Matter? - Digital Promise

How can research help everyone who is working to improve education, including teachers, educational leaders, designers, technologists, and policy makers? Learning sciences...

Strategies to Create a Community in Your Classroom | PBS Education

Strategies to Create a Community in Your Classroom | PBS Education

Strategies to Create a Community in Your Classroom May 10, 2019 SHARE: The Arthur theme song says it all: “You can learn to work and play and get along with each other.”...

Why Is a Negative Times a Negative Positive? – The Reflective Educator

Why Is a Negative Times a Negative Positive? – The Reflective Educator

There are different possible answers to this question, depending on the standard of proof one needs and the background knowledge one brings to the question. Try solving each of...

To Make the Most of Classroom Design, Keep Things Flexible

To Make the Most of Classroom Design, Keep Things Flexible

Consider spaces like this classroom, situated in the central office of the Rochester City School District. Students can choose from a variety of seating options and adjust seats...

Psychopathic behaviour is a hidden problem in higher education

Psychopathic behaviour is a hidden problem in higher education

Irina Dumitrescu’s November 2019 article in Times Higher Education “Ten rules for succeeding in academia through upward toxicity” highlights an important issue that all...

Should emotions be taught in schools?

Should emotions be taught in schools?

Who taught you how to identify and manage your emotions, how to recognize them when they arose and navigate your way through them? For many adults, the answer is: No one. You...