E-Connect

Sep 01

5 Questions To Ask Your Principal

This comes from George Couros, writing at the Connected Principals blog.

http://georgecouros.ca/blog/archives/4733

Sideways Classroom?

A modification of the ‘flipped classroom’ from the Edudemic blog.

http://www.edudemic.com/flipped-classroom-or-sideways/

Aug 29

Into The Wilderness

This first appeared on the Edutopia blog site.

http://www.edutopia.org//blog/into-wilderness-expanding-lives-kids-mark-phillips

Knowledge For What?

This article was written by Will Fitzhugh, founder and director of The Concord Review. It first appeared on The Core Knowledge blog.

http://blog.coreknowledge.org/2014/08/28/knowledge-for-what/

Keeping The Heart Of An Educator

This article appeared on the Connected Principals blog.

http://connectedprincipals.com/archives/10702

8 Great Email Etiquette Tips for Educators & Everybody

coolcatteacher:

8 Great Email Etiquette Tips for Educators & Everybody

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Every email message from a parent or colleague is an opportunity to create a powerful impression. As Kevan Lee says in How to Send Better Email, great email gets across the intended message with the desired emotion. You have to do both. But you’re so busy, how do you find time to craft the perfect email? Use these tips to plan ahead!

You don’t accidentally send awesome email any more than you…

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Aug 28

Parent Communication Toolbox

This first appeared at Edutopia.

http://www.edutopia.org//blog/parent-communication-toolbox-gwen-pescatore

10 Great Picture Books

Recommendations from Pernille Ripp.

http://pernillesripp.com/2014/08/27/10-picture-books-i-cannot-wait-to-share-with-my-students-take-2/

Computational Thinking - Why and How

This article appeared on Annie Murphy Paul’s blog.

http://anniemurphypaul.com/2014/08/computational-thinking-how-to-get-it-and-why-its-important/?utm_source=feedly&utm_reader=feedly&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=computational-thinking-how-to-get-it-and-why-its-important

The Pencil Metaphor: 6 Ways Teachers Respond to Ed Tech

This comes from the te@chthought blog site.

http://www.edutopia.org//blog/computer-science-future-of-education-alison-derbenwick-miller