Introduce your colleagues to this incredibly engaging approach to instruction this summer.
Do you want to capture your students' hearts and heads and increase achievement dramatically? Of course you do, and you can through gamified classrooms! Gamification is a hot trend, but it's more ... Read more
Often, teachers assume that some educators are more creative than others. The truth is that creativity is a skill and, like author Sir Ken Robinson says, “You can't just give someone a creativity ... Read more
Get the most out of conferences so you can make changes for your teaching, students, and school.
Conferences are a wonderful opportunity for professional development and networking. But maximizing what you can get from a conference takes a little legwork. Use these five tips for your next conference.
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Join our next #growthmindset Twitter chat on Monday, May 23, 4 p.m. PST/7 p.m. ET.
It's May. The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, and your students probably have spring fever! As you figure out what to do with their pent-up energy at the end of the school year, also consider ... Read more
Explore the relationship between growth mindset and courage, and join our upcoming Twitter chat.
What's something new you want to try in your class? What's holding you back?
Courage is the ability to face our fears and try something different, intimidating, or even frightening. In the next ... Read more
Empower your classroom support staff to take charge of their professional growth.
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As I wrapped up a Master Teacher Innovation Lab on using Google Classroom in the 1-to-1 classroom environment last ... Read more
Invest in building your PLC and PLN and find the joy in professional development.
Going to a conference is like attending a family reunion. It's a chance for me to connect with my edu-family, the global network of teachers I am connected to online. I also have my more immediate, ... Read more
This school year, Common Sense Education is focusing on this powerful question: What's your growth mindset? You may have heard of "growth mindset," a term coined by Dr. Carol Dweck, professor ... Read more
I love attending conferences. It’s a time to connect with colleagues, share stories, and get new ideas. One of my all-time favorite activities for students was inspired by a summer conference. I ... Read more