When difficult news and events take place in our world, it stands to reason that difficult topics may work their way into the classroom.
Most people rarely hear, or read all about the amazing work that inner city students are doing in the local press.
I found the platform to be high-quality, engaging material that kept me glued to the lessons for hours.
#NYCSchoolsTech teacherEileen Lennon took the post I wrote ontips for connecting at education conferencesand turned it into this beautiful infographic
A school that allows students to pursue a passion and buy a beat up old car to fix up as part of the class. Now this is learning.
For many of us, conferences help us connect with the faces behind the minds we’ve interacted with throughout the year.
Here are some actions we can take to invite diversity into ISTE and other conferences, events, and work we do.
Like other ed tech conferences, most of the attendees I encountered were not reflective of the public school students, educators like me, serve.
Like other tech conferences, ISTE lacked adequate representation of Blacks and Latinos in both attendees and presenters.
When you want participants to share after they have turned and talked, use this random participant generator that also helps those in attendance learn fun facts about one another.
What about when you don't like the work being done at your school, organization to which you belong, or in your community?
On Thursday, June 1stat 6 pm, we invite you to join the #NYCSchoolsTechChat where we will discuss ways to use infographics to support teaching and learning.
A comment in The New York Times articleHow Google Took Over The Classroomstruck a nerve for many readers.
Innovative educators are often asked for letters of recommendation from students as well as colleagues.
The focus is on how teachers who want to update their practice can use technology when doing formative assessments.
Here are three resources that stood out to me as ones innovative educators could put to use right away.