Saturday, August 6, 2016

Educational Links 8/7/16

Launching a Makerspace: Lessons Learned From a Transformed School Library

http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2016/07/31/launching-a-makerspace-lessons-learned-from-a-transformed-school-library/?utm_content=bufferb8519&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer 

Tch Podcast: 7 Ways to Innovate Your Professional Learning

https://www.teachingchannel.org/blog/2016/08/04/tch-podcast-7-ways-to-innovate-your-professional-learning/ 

We’d be better at math if the U.S. borrowed these four ideas for training teachers from Finland, Japan and China

http://hechingerreport.org/wed-be-better-at-math-if-the-u-s-borrowed-these-four-ideas-for-training-teachers-from-finland-japan-and-china/ 

An IEP vs. a 504 Plan: What's What?

http://www.additudemag.com/adhdblogs/11/10613.html 

Parental Choice Is Not the End of Public Education

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/walt_gardners_reality_check/2016/08/parental_choice_is_not_the_end_of_public_education.html?cmp=SOC-EDIT-FB 

11 Teacher-Tested Ways to Make Your Classroom Parents Adore You

http://www.weareteachers.com/blogs/post/2016/08/02/11-teacher-tested-ways-to-make-your-classroom-parents-adore-you?utm_source=FB&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=BloomzArticle1 

The Myth of the Nontraditional Student

https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2016/08/05/defining-students-nontraditional-inaccurate-and-damaging-essay?utm_content=bufferafe50&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=IHEbuffer 

The Generational Gap in EdTech Perception With Gen Z

http://gettingsmart.com/2016/08/the-generational-gap-in-edtech-perception/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=facebook_page&utm_medium=Getting%20Smart&utm_content=The%20Generational%20Gap%20in%20EdTech%20Perception%20With%20Gen%20Z 

For those who grew up on social media and constant web connection, technology is not a tool–at least not the way we think of it. It is a non-negotiable medium, and only considered a tool in the loosest sense. It is always present, accessible and desirable. Technology does not work for Gen Z–it works right along next to them.

 

 

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