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When all students bring home is a piece of paper

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4Q: The quadruple win

Four big questions to ask about a lesson, unit, or activity… Deeper learning. Did it allow...
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It’s time to move away from simple questions about technology integration

Adam Copeland said: It is time for instructors to move from simple questions like, “Do you use...
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The P in public education

Policymakers are fond of noting that teachers are the number one school-level influence on student...
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Notice the emphasis on ‘feeding them content’

Christine Willig, President of McGraw-Hill Education, said: There’s a difference between...
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Summer school for kindergarteners

Valerie Strauss said: curriculum has been pushed down so much that kindergarten is no longer a...
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That bonus you didn’t get at work (aka Iowa education reform in 2015)

Imagine that your bosses come up to you one day and say something like this… Hey, I know...
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7 questions after Governor Branstad’s school funding veto

A few folks know that I was one of the three finalists to be the next Director of the Iowa...
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5 minutes about transforming schools

Bob Greenberg has been videoing some amazing thinkers for his Brainwaves YouTube channel. People...
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3 kinds of ISTE sessions

Not including the more informal networking events, there generally are 3 kinds of ISTE sessions: ...
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