From Justin Reich - "The magic of our best schools is really simple. The places where people are year after year making schools better and improving teaching and learning, they are places where the faculty are having fun learning and improving their teaching. When people can find joy in their learning, they keep learning. "
From Richard Byrne - "The Explore function in Google Docs and Google Slides makes it easy for students to find images to insert into their documents and presentations. The old research tool in Google Docs used to automatically add a link to image sources in the footer of your documents. The same is not true for the Explore function in Google Docs and Slides. In the video below I demonstrate how to find and cite the source of images that appear in the Explore menu in Google Docs and Slides. "
Good post by Richard Wells - I particularly like the deeper questions he poses for educators to ask students: move from “What are you doing?” to “Why are you doing this?” or “Why is this the priority at the moment?” move from “how’s it going?” to “What do you need to improve so far?” or “How do you know you’re on track?” move from “Are you finished?” to “What might this lead to next?” or “Who could this project or information have an impact on?” move from “Do you understand that topic X is ABC?” to “How do you know you understand that topic X is?”
From Jonathan Martin - "It’s been about a year since ESSA was made law, and in that time much attention has been directed to the new non-academic factors requirement, with some wide debate about which particular additional factor(s) should be selected for inclusion in the state level accountability index. "