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Be the Change @ TL Virtual Café tomorrow night

It’s been a great year for the TL Café!  Visit our archive to relive the memories or catch up on the active.  But make sure you join us tomorrow night at 8 PM Eastern for the last Café of the school year. Inspired by the forward-thinking Minnesota MEMO colleagues, it’s going to be pretty fabulous [...]

Interviews with two inspiring young educators (ASCD part 2)

For me, one of the highlights of the recent ASCD Conference in Philadelphia, was joining a few of my favorite fellow bloggers at an interview/lunch with the two inspiring educators selected by ASCD for the prestigious 2012 Outstanding Young Educator Award (OYEA).  The winners were selected by a panel of diverse education professionals . . [...]

ASCD Part 1: Conversation with Heidi Hayes Jacobs

From "Getting Results with Curriculum Mapping"  Edited by Heidi Hayes Jacobs

Last Sunday, I joined a group of bloggers interviewing educational authors and experts at the ASCD Conference here in Philadelphia. I’ll share some of the highlights in a series of post. First, I’d like to share a video interview with Heidi Hayes Jacobs–author and editor of Curriculum 21 and a personal hero and inspiration–who discussed [...]

TED-Ed video portal launches

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Right now,  there is a gifted educator somewhere out there delivering a life-changing lesson. The TED-Ed team hopes that anyone who is passionate about education will help us find that teacher, capture that moment, and amplify it the way that it deserves to be amplified. The folks at TED just announced a new initiative to [...]

Fifty Ways to Leave Your Term Paper/Book Report & Tell Your Story

For my September newsletter, I decided to resurrect and majorly update an old PowerTools document of ideas I had for mixing up the traditional student project and for offering students alternate strategies for communicating their knowledge and creativity. Yes, I have tried many of these at home with adventurous teachers.  I thought I’d share.  Please [...]

But what does it look like? Colorado paints the picture

Becky Russell, School Library Senior Consultant, Colorado Department of Education wrote this week to share an exciting project relating to the State’s retooled Power Library Program. The program and its competencies are closely tied to the newly revised Colorado Academic Standards, which integrate 21st century skills across grade and content area. It is a highly [...]

ERIC gets social (5 new ways to do ed research)

ERIC

While many of us weren’t watching, ERIC, the granddaddy of education research, has grown a lot more social.  As we prepare for a fall filled with professional development, it might be a good idea to share some of ERIC’s new coolness with the faculty. In case you never had the pleasure . . . Sponsored [...]