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?3 Types of Summer PD That Won’t Sacrifice Your Vacation

After a Master’s degree, 120-plus credits, and 30 years in education, I now understand that whatever I do and wherever I go, I am happiest when I’m learning. That’s never more true than in the summertime. And if I can find an opportunity that allows me to further my learning without sacrificing my summer vacation—or better yet, enhances it—you can bet I’m going to be the first to sign up.

Visual Instructional Tools Are Essential When Teaching Common Core Standards

When I first saw the long list of my classes’ ELA Common Core Standards, I remember feeling overwhelmed and worrying about how I was going to cover all of them in a single school year. I was being asked to teach approximately 60 standards in one year, a pace that I had never tried before. Many of the standards were complex, requiring higher levels of analysis and evaluation and more time to teach. I was not sure what resources to use or how to utilize them effectively and efficiently.

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How Can Schools Prioritize For The Best Ways Kids Learn?

The education world is full of incremental change — the slow process of individuals learning about new strategies and approaches, trying them out, improving on their skills, and hopefully sharing their learning with colleagues to continue growth. While that process is necessary and good, if the changes to education are all in the service of doing the same thing better, they may be missing the point. The world has changed since education became compulsory and the current moment necessitates an education system that isn’t just better, but different.

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Beyond the Genius Bar: Cultivating Leadership With a Student-Led Tech Team

You’ve probably heard of the student-led “Genius Bar”, which is generally a team of student leaders that provide technical support for the technology devices and programs in their schools. What a great way to utilize and develop student knowledge and skills, right? I couldn’t agree more.

Educ@conTIC podcast 68: Conviviendo en Red (@gorkafm)

En nuestra cita mensual en las "ondas" podcasteras nos centramos en la temática de la convivencia en red. Para ello nos acompañar tres personas José Antonio, Pedro Mª y Guillermo que conviven en red.

What Does a Superintendent Look For in an Edtech Product?

Superintendents, looking to connect with each other to discuss edtech? Join EdSurge at the California Superintendents Summit on July 26. Click here!

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How to Use Facebook Live for Learning: 5 Outcomes, 4 Things to Remember, 4 Mistakes to Avoid, 1 Great Video

It's no secret that livestreaming video that can be viewed later, is an incredibly powerful learning tool. In fact @MarkBarnes19 explained in this #HackLearning podcast, that livestreaming has the potential to break down the walls of school.

The problem is that despite we know this is true, it hasn't. The question is why?

The answer...

Because it's not that simple. Regardless of the platform

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Estamos hablando de: la situación de la educación en México

En el salón de clases, sobre todo en los cursos de nivel intermedio y avanzado, los alumnos siempre me preguntan mi opinión sobre lo que está aconteciendo en el país. Invierto algo de tiempo durante el curso para hablar de los fenómenos sociales y políticos que surgen cotidianamente; sobre todo porque muchos de mis estudiantes son residentes permanentes y necesitan conocer los problemas sociales

Somos competentes en 2º ESO

Procuro siempre dejar memoria en abierto de las actividades llevadas a cabo durante el curso. Lo llevo haciendo desde que comencé a publicar mis andanzas docentes en este blog y creo que es una extensión casi obligatoria de mi oficio, de nuestro oficio, pues exige hacer balance público de aciertos y errores. Hace poco publiqué la memoria de 3º de ESO y hoy toca hablar de los dos grupos de 2º de