EdChat News Sunday, February 11
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- A Vision for the “4 Non-Negotiables for All Schools”
- ✔ #Climate✔ Develop whole child✔ Model #learning✔ Stoke #curiosity4 Non-Negotiables for Schools @gcouros https://t.co/gzVEeew3E3 #edchat
- Educational Leadership Philosophy, school, entire blog posts, great learning process, learners
- The Ultimate Google Cardboard and Expeditions Resource Guide
- I’ve been curating everything I can find to help teachers learn about Google Expeditions and Google Cardboard, and I have created the Ultimate Google Cardboard and Expeditions Resource Guide for Teachers. I am not an expert on virtual reality or Google Cardboard and Expeditions, but I am a connected educator…
- Google Cardboard, virtual reality, Google Expeditions, Expeditions Resource Guide, Ultimate Google Cardboard
- How Engineering Class in 9th Grade Can Excite Diverse Learners
- Giving kids the freedom to design, build and iterate in a high school makerspace has helped excite students about engineering and bring a more diverse set of
- students, engineering, SLA Center City, SLA Beeber,
- Create a Google Classroom Custom Header with Google Drawings
- Google Classroom is a great application for Google using educators and students to manage assignments, communicate and collaborate, and go paperless! Google has made great strides in updating this application based on the feedback submitted by educators like you. Google Classroom is only going to get better! So if you…
- Google Classroom, Google Classroom header, Google Drawings, Google Classroom classes, Google Drive suite
- ASCD EDge – 5 Things Great Principals Do Differently
- ASCD EDge – ASCD EDge
- school leaders, great principals, instructional leadership, Great school leaders, Instructional leaders
- Creating Memes to Explore Themes
- Yesterday, I stumbled onto the KQED YouTube video about making memes. I love memes! A meme is a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc. that is copied–often with slight variations–and spread rapidly by Internet users. I decided I wanted to find a way to incorporate memes in my English class….
- memes, Advanced Google Search, students, new Google Drawing, Google Drawings
Tweeted At: Sat Feb 10 15:44:21 +0000 2018
Publish Date: 2016-12-22T15:25:30+00:00
- In a previous post, “4 Non-Negotiables for Schools“, I shared what I believe should be evident in all schools: – – Charlie Hutzler, summed it up nicely on Twitter: – – What I wanted to try my hand at was putting these ideas into a cohesive “vision” for schools as…
- Here are a few attempts I have made that are still a work in progress: – – School should be a place where all learners feel welcome yet challenged, continuously grow and develop as people and learners, and curiosity is stoked, nurtured, and expands into all phases of life.
- Schools need to continuously develop the curiosity and humanity of all learners in an inclusive, welcoming and challenging environment.
- Schools should develop all learners to continuously grow as people, stoke curiosity, challenge ideas, and be an inclusive community to all.
- I encourage you to take a look at what I wrote and share your thoughts, or write your own “school sentence”.
Tweeted At: Sun Feb 11 02:41:17 +0000 2018
Publish Date: 2017-02-28T07:52:34+00:00
Author: Kasey Bell
- I’ve been curating everything I can find to help teachers learn about Google Expeditions and Google Cardboard, and I have created the Ultimate Google Cardboard and Expeditions Resource Guide for Teachers.
- I am not an expert on virtual reality or Google Cardboard and Expeditions, but I am a connected educator and I have found some amazing resources to help you learn more about these amazing tools.
- This Cardboard and Expeditions Resource Guide is dynamic and will continue to grow as I find new resources, tutorials, tips, videos, and more.
- There are also general virtual reality resources included in this guide, although the main focus is on Google Cardboard and Google Expeditions.
- In case you missed my previous posts about virtual reality and Google Cardboard, check out these posts:
Tweeted At: Sat Feb 10 21:25:01 +0000 2018
Publish Date: 2016-02-15T00:13:04+00:00
Author: Katrina Schwartz
- And that freedom to make an impact has in turn attracted a more diverse set of students to the school’s elective advanced engineering classes.
- SLA Beeber is co-located with a middle school in a big old building that doesn’t have any of the open collaborative spaces teachers and students would like to have.
- At the Center City SLA campus space is tighter, but engineering teacher John Kamal still encourages his students to solve problems of design they see around the building.
- Kamal and Pilla meet with an advisory group of engineering industry professionals periodically to make sure their program is truly equipping students with the skills they’ll need to go into these fields later.
- As students move into higher-level engineering electives at SLA (robotics, senior engineering, astronomy and space sciences, MakerSpace, electronics and programming), they get more and more control over the problems they’ll tackle, which is a challenge in and of itself.
Tweeted At: Sun Feb 11 10:41:24 +0000 2018
Publish Date: 2016-02-22T19:02:33+00:00
Author: Kasey Bell
- One feature of Google Classroom is the ability to customize the theme and header (see example below).
- You can choose from ready-made themes and header images from Google’s gallery, or you can upload your own image to customize the look and feel of all of your classes.
- Google Classroom is responsive, which means the size and shape of the header change with the size of your screen on your desktop, laptop, tablet or phone.
- Faces and clipart can get distorted in the header, but I have found a way that works for me using Google Drawings to create the header image.
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Tweeted At: Sun Feb 11 06:17:36 +0000 2018
- Graduate school provides school leaders with an understanding of school law, leadership theory, curriculum theory, communication with stakeholders, and management.
- Hattie suggests that principals are engaged in instructional leadership when they “have their major focus on creating a learning climate free of disruption, a system of clear teaching objectives, and high teacher expectations for teachers and students” (2012, p. 83).
- As an instructional leader, hundreds of students and families are counting on you to give the school direction and help students grow as lifelong learners.
- While it is important to focus on curriculum development, assessment, healthy school lunches, exercise, and student safety, some schools could benefit from focusing on how well principals are communicating.
- There is no such thing as a perfect leader and great principals lead by providing others with leadership opportunities.
Tweeted At: Sun Feb 11 12:01:43 +0000 2018
Publish Date: 2015-02-26T16:39:21+00:00
Author: Catlin Tucker
- I decided to have students create an original meme focused on one of the major themes we discussed from the novel.
- Here’s a progression you can follow to guide students: – – Ask students to identify a theme they want to focus on when they create their memes.
- If your students create their own Google Drawings, remind them to use a standard naming convention (e.g. Class Name – Last Name – Theme Meme).
- Ask student to add text to their image to create their memes.
- Teacher Tip: If you aren’t using Google Classroom or Doctopus, an easy way to collect all of your students’ memes is to ask students to complete a Google Form like the one below.