Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Educational Links 1/18/17

How Technology Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs

How to use student voice to improve engagement


What Do Successful Teachers Do with the First Hour of Their Work Day?

The Beauty and Chaos of Free Play

A Dispatch From the Outgoing U.S. Education Secretary

Assistive Technology Devices and Services


3 Ways To Fall In Love with Teaching Again

There’s an old saying that the things that change your life are the books you read, the places you go, and the people you meet. But I’d like to add a fourth: the challenges you face (and how you face them) will always change your life. If we want our students to respond to challenges with creativity and inventiveness, we must create the conditions in which innovation is not only possible but encouraged. You don’t help students learn to invent by giving worksheets or cookie-cutter assignments. In fact, these one-size-fits-all approaches may actually take up the time that could be used for such creativity.

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