Technology changes at a rapid rate. So rapid, in fact, that many of us don’t regard the proliferation of mobile devices in homes, workplaces and schools as anything new. While we continue to learn how to use – and manage – all these devices in the best possible way, many educators around the…
Free web-based resources that allow people to easily create, collaborate and publish have the potential to transform K-12 education, not just for students but for teachers as well. A few years ago, our intermediate school received an IMPACT technology grant from the North Carolina…
Self-paced online learning for educators can be a blessing and a curse. It’s a blessing because you can fit professional development into your schedule and move ahead at your own pace. It’s a curse when you have too many options to choose from or spend a lot of time on a program that’s not high…
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As a child, Nadia Lopez could easily have gotten lost in the New York City school system. Instead, the internationally…
Bestselling author Andy Weir is no stranger to failure. He didn’t get his big break until he leveraged technology to share his story with an online audience. Gillian King-Cargile of STEM Read sat down with the programmer-turned-writer at ISTE 2018 to discuss problem solving, failure and…
Data collection has become one of the most prominent tools educators use in the classroom to gauge the level of student comprehension. From classroom tests and standardized state testing to exit tickets, teachers are always being asked to collect data to determine the abilities and needs of…
You see the people in your school building every day, and most likely work with grade and subject-similar teachers to plan and share ideas regularly.
That’s a great start, but to build a truly successful professional learning network (PLN), where you can both contribute and…