I am working in an international school. We are standards based but only report averaged grades at semester's end. 3-year plan is to move from that to standards reporting, reporting on non-performance variables, and move towards latest and fullest picture of a student's learning. Has your school recently made the switch? Would you recommend readings, authors? What stumbling blocks did you experience? thanks for the advice...See More
With the emergence of social media and emerging technology how do know what type of technology to use in the classroom. This group will provide a discussion area for best practices when using this type of technology in education.See More
This group exists as a place to take the weekly #edchat topics on Twitter and let them guide us towards creating the ideal 21st Century School. After discussing and building this school collaboratively, the aim is to actually get it built!See More
Thanksgiving is a wonderful occasion to give back something to the community. Learn practical ways to encourage gratefulness this Thanksgiving. Most people view Thanksgiving as a holiday when family comes together to share a delicious meal. However, there is more to this holiday. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time…See More
"That is great advise. I'm a school nurse and just completed by screenings at a small alternative school. To date, 25 percent of my students are obese. Just prepared a grant to remove the sugary drink from our school and install new options in…"