Digital Learning, EdTech, School Leadership

Apps for Education: Where do they belong?

Since mid-last year, we've been meeting monthly in a group we called "The Application Committee". Here, we review requests for new apps from teachers, instructional coaches, and other school personnel. We've been using a Google Form to collect this data, but found the Google Sheet was limited when it came to keeping track of next… Continue reading Apps for Education: Where do they belong?

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Digital Learning, School Leadership

Tracking Student Progress

We track data all of the time in our personal lives like weight, steps, running speeds (maybe stealing those crowns on Strava...), and even how well we mow the lawn. This tracking is part of our motivation. So, how does this translate into our classrooms? Tracking student progress, according to Marzano, us about communicating a… Continue reading Tracking Student Progress

Digital Learning, Inspirational Videos, Leading Math, School Leadership

If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you won’t be creative.

To educate the whole child, we must nurture their academic, creative, emotional, and social needs. We cannot just teach mathematics, science, language, and social studies, but we must allow time for music, art, and social interactions. There are many ways the educational organization can recognize and nurture creative and diverse students. One way to nurture… Continue reading If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you won’t be creative.