https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-276ec-9e3ce0 Recorded on November 1, 2018 Nicol Howard, PhD is currently an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator in the School of Education (Department of Teaching and Learning) at the University of Redlands. Nicol has served as an educator in various capacities over the past 18 years. She has taught at the high school level (9th […]Read more "Special Episode ft. Dr. Nicol Howard"
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-bdcvx-9cfdb6 Recorded on October 21, 2018 Explority is a web and mobile platform that makes it easy for educators and schools to manage engaging out-of-classroom educational experiences, from short field trips to longer multi-day/week group programs. Teachers and schools currently using Explority report saving days of work, enhances the personal experience of students, while […]Read more "Special Episode: Explority"
One of the common mantras from educational speakers like Sir Ken Robinson is that schools don’t change. That schools are stuck in some dystopian nightmare of a Dickenesque factory which is not keeping up with the demands of the 21st century. It is true that many things may have remained the same in education but […]Read more "Guest Post via @doctor_harves: Is Bigger Always Better?"
Knowledge organisers. The BIG new thing in education. Suddenly they are cropping up everywhere and everyone is raving about them. But I think there is a missed opportunity with these things. Firstly, I am all for knowledge organisers. When I first heard of them through the Twittersphere, I merely used them as a revision tool. […]Read more "Guest Post via @beachhist: Knowledge is the key …"
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-zu6ht-9d18de Recorded on October 22, 2018 Sign up for today’s event at Globalmakerday.com! Connect virtually and watch makers discuss live (YouTube Live) about different projects, learning spaces, creations, coding, 3D designs, art lessons, etc. There will be a session each half hour and they each will have a connected challenge. When you arrive to […]Read more "Special Episode: Global Maker Day"
Do you plan for student misconduct as you plan your lessons for instruction? After 26 years of teaching, with half of those years spent facilitating classroom management workshops, I have learned the value of anticipating and planning for the worst while hoping for student cooperation in the classroom during instruction. ‘Classroom management some days can […]Read more "Guest Post via @thecortlandj: Turning Students into Classroom Allies"
Start here: Crazy Fun Pics/Vid’s For those of us who attend conferences one, two, or many times throughout the year, the real Takeaway is often the relationships created and the opportunity to breathe just a little bit away from the daily grind. I am not a conference junkie by any stretch. For my own professional […]Read more "Guest Blog via @tr_bo: What I learned from Fall CUE"