ProPublica found that, under Betsy DeVos, the Education Department has scuttled more than 1,200 civil rights investigations that were begun under the Obama administration and lasted at least six months. https://t.co/XOWNCrjiae
Remember, stuff looks cool and fun. It might even “engage” kids. But just because we see kids having fun or engaged doesn’t actually mean high quality learning is taking place. Always ask why and what’s the benefit with #Edtech. #iste18
How is #play time beneficial? It builds executive function skills, content knowledge, and creative thinking. READ for ways you can encourage free play this #summer [via @UKnowHGSE]: https://t.co/OgXvm7TSaR
Good Morning #iste18! Remember to look with a critical lens while you’re here. Look past the apps and devices. The fluff and stuff. Find the people who are sharing what matters. What will drive change and push kids (and educators) forward.
"Feedback needs to provide info specifically relating to the task or process of learning that fills a gap between what is understood and what is aimed to be understood." Read more: https://t.co/X5EGBGKESO #Visiblelearning
No "honors" classes. No gifted track. No 8th grade Algebra I.
A district got rid of accelerated middle-school math classes, and preliminary evidence suggests this controversial gamble may be showing progress. https://t.co/Grj0nNhIkX #math #algebra
Today’s the day! We’re kicking off #ISTE18 with a terrific line up of sessions— all designed to help you ignite the creativity in every student. Visit our event webpage to learn more and to find out what's happening the rest of the week. https://t.co/UhW71Af4yk #EveryoneCanCreate
📚 Who doesn't love books?
📚 Here are some easy phrases to help you talk about what you're reading!
📚 (They also work for movies and plays too!) 🤫 😉
Learn #English with us: https://t.co/JUXW3pp0Wm
“The holy grail of a permanent position leaves much to be desired. Staff are overloaded with teaching and administrative responsibilities and yet still expected to publish outstanding research and win grants” #PhDlife
Using your favorite drawing app, write a quote, phrase, or word that inspires you. Personalize your work using doodles, emojis, and expressive line art. Share your masterpiece using #EveryoneCanCreate to be a part of our #ISTE18 mural.
Let’s use our creativity to build something together. Participate in our #ISTE18 educator project by sharing a digital drawing using the hashtag #EveryoneCanCreate. Submission will help us complete our installation— a mural built out of educator illustrations.
We want to see to what inspires you. What better way to show us than through a sketch? Use block lettering to write your teaching motto or list out your school values. Share the image using #EveryoneCanCreate to help contribute to our #ISTE18 mural!
"As schools begin integrating one-to-one tablets or laptops into the classroom, we cannot ignore the changing nature of social interactions. We are an inherently social species and thrive on connecting." https://t.co/WROBYMhaIu #EWopinion
"Children – no matter where they come from or what their migration status – are children first and foremost." - UNICEF Executive Director @unicefchief
#AChildIsAChild first - no matter where they come from.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has found that “DHS facilities do not meet the basic standards for the care of children in residential settings.” We will not abandon these children. https://t.co/Bn1VUf9MnS #EndFamilyDetention
As promised, we’ve got more about future simple - this time using it when making decisions. Share it with your friends. ☺️
You can learn more about the future in 6 minutes by listening to this
https://t.co/z9PERO0kPd #learnenglish #grammar
Hello, this is your captain speaking. Airlander 10, the world’s largest aircraft, and #GoogleExpeditions are ready to take flight with your class! Learn more about the #VR app and download today: https://t.co/vrNhwAKZDG ✈️
We’re having a World Cup sweepstake in the BBC Learning English office – that’s where we all pay a small amount of money to pick a team at random. The person who picks the winning team, gets all the money! It’s a good time to learn some luck-related phrases with us #learnenglish
Many people use special poems, rhymes or songs to help them remember key points about the subject they are studying.
Do you use any of these devices as a memory aid?
The answer to the quiz is here: https://t.co/AcZGfXXowD
☀️ Good morning!
⚽ What an exciting weekend of football!
😂 We hope your team won, but you may know someone whose team lost.
😬 What do you say to them?
😌 Lucky for you, here is the answer!
And if you did lose, cheer yourself up on our website: https://t.co/1x1bn0FsRq
You won’t want to miss these two @AppleEDU #ISTE18 Spotlight Sessions. Get an exclusive peak behind the curtain from Apple experts about the latest tools, curriculum, and creativity apps designed for educators. No 🎟 required! https://t.co/aVswIZ1Y6l #EveryoneCanCreate
Many people assume that the only post-secondary path is a four-year #college degree. 'Learning for Careers,' a book by Nancy Hoffman and Robert Schwartz, may encourage different thinking. Listen to their take on #career readiness👇🏻
It’s 2018 and tent cities are up in the United States to detain children and their families at the border. @Lily_NEA is at the site in Tornillo, Texas w/ @votolatino to give voice to the most vulnerable and spearhead change. You can help #EndFamilyDetention too: 855-764-1010
Any Ohio student who completed grade 4 this school year can present their final grade cards for 1 day of free of admission for them and a chaperone to the @OhioStateFair on July 25-Aug. 5! Be sure to check out the #AgIsCool stations! Learn more: https://t.co/wjtVfdpayf #OhioEd
Even if you’re #NotAtISTE, you can still #HackTheClassroom! Tune in to this free, live Facebook event to hear from educators and get inspiring #edtech tips to empower students of all levels in your classroom. https://t.co/JDwVV8k6sQ
If Betsy DeVos scraps the federal office for English-language learners, or OELA, advocates and experts say the move could harm students who already lag their peers on every academic measure. https://t.co/CvvqkC08tD #ELLs
A principal, an assistant principal, two instructional coaches, and a teacher at one school go deep on continuous improvement. Read each of their stories: https://t.co/bN12pHwa2M #ewopinion #continuousimprovement
The world's poorest children are 4 X more likely to be out of school & 5 X more likely not to finish primary school than the richest children.
A @UNESCO guide outlines how to make sure education systems are inclusive & equitable: 👉 https://t.co/rZtVCafQGn v/ @GPforEducation
More than 200,000 children in over 100 countries told us that ‘ACCESS TO EDUCATION’ was the issue they cared most about.
So this #WorldChildrensDay, 20 November, we’ll be calling on YOU to help all children learn. Watch this space!
Have you called 855-764-1010 to tell your rep. to vote no on the bad immigration bill and ready to do more to help #EndFamilyDetention and #KeepFamiliesTogether? Join NEA's EdJustice League: https://t.co/naQm5rSNFm