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Teaching a Growth Mindset

Are you a zoo tiger or a jungle tiger?  This simple analogy found in the video shares what is at the heart of the Growth Mindset.  Author...

Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms

From the TED website:In this talk from RSA Animate, Sir Ken Robinson lays out the link between 3 troubling trends: rising drop-out rates, schools'...

Grit: Angela Duckworth

Is grit something you can teach kids? Angela Duckworth think so! In this video she talks about grit and why it's important for our children to have....

5 Steps to Foster Grit in the Classroom

Want to know about teaching grit in your classroom? It might be easier said than done, but Edutopia has written a great article about getting you...

Produce: Kelvin Doe at TEDx

What happens when learners are allowed to be passionate and explore in the process of creation? We think it is best if we let Kelvin Doe explain....

Celebrate the Process!

The idea of a Growth Mindset was proposed by Carol Dweck and she continues to champion that in many fields today. As teachers, we love to celebrate...

Foreign Language News! TV5

Looking for a way to immerse your students in French culture? This website is a great place to visit. The TV5MONDE website is a French site that...

Ken Robinson: The Art of Teaching

Sir Ken Robinson speaks to the importance of a liberal education and how technology can help enhance a teachers ability to perfect their art.

PBL: Fostering a Collaborative culture

When implementing Project-Based Learning in your classroom, it can be daunting to allow students to take ownership over their learning processes and...

Digital Bytes in the Classroom

Digital Citizenship is a struggle for many teachers and schools, but it doesn't have to be. Digital Bytes, a FREE resource from Common Sense Media...

Dealing With Digital Distraction in the Classroom

Opinions about when and where students should use devices abound. It often seems that everyone has a different opinion. Have you ever stopped and put...

Power Up Your Parent Communication

Parents are a great asset in many ways, but communication with parents can be overwhelming and time consuming. Are you being proactive or reactive to...

Moonshot Thinking: Solve for X

Google X is a hub of "moonshot" thinking.  There isn't a problem too big or too audacious that can't be solved when you approach it with a radical...

Why Do We Still Lecture?

What does a lecture have to do with collaboration?That's a great question! There are many techniques that have been used for centuries in medicine...

Dylan Wiliam: Importance of Collaborative Learning

In this resource, Dylan Wiliam, Emeritus Professor of Educational Assessment at University College London, outlines what he believes to be the most...

Digital Oversharing: Being Wise Before You Post

As students navigate the ever-evolving world of social media, showing the importance of their digital footprint in an effective way can be a...

ESSA: Every Student Succeeds Act Explained

In 2016 the government dismantled the No Child Left Behind laws that governed education in this country and replaced it with the newly fitted Every...

New Tools, New Thinking

It isn't enough to use new technology tools in the classroom.  Marc Prensky argues that we must also change the way we think about education before...

A Model for Authentic Assessment

Get a glimpse of the process that New York's School of the Future uses to create authentic assessments for their students.  Designing...

Grow Your PLN

A personal learning network (PLN) must be planted and cultivated over time.  However, you will reap a harvest of knowledge if you invest the...