Being an educator means you probably have very little time to read the news during the week. Here are some interesting edtech articles from this past week that you might find useful.
Whether you’re talking about “grit” or “21st century skills” or one of several other types of important skills to develop, most educators agree that they're all important and as necessary to learn as academic skills. Yet, there's no "one" term that describes these other skills. This article offers a glossary of terms to ponder and invites discussion on the topic.
If you’re interesting in doing podcasts with your students or on your own, this is a great podcast to watch to get some tips and tricks from professionals, like "How do I find out what my audience is interested in?"
"The Need for Adaptation in Schools” – Edutopia
There’s a thought provoking video that goes with this article to make the case for why schools need to push for more adaptation in learning.
"Finishing the School Year Strong: They Deserve Your Best” – Getting Smart
This article makes a research-based case for why it’s so important to finish strong at the end of the year and offers tips on how to do that.
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Are you in a district grappling with proper uses of social media? You can read up on how other districts are handling this tricky issue.
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