Here are my weekly Diigo posts for the week of June 19. Yesterday was officially the first full day of summer. I hope you are going to be able to have some well deserved down time during the summer months. Make sure to recharge your batteries and get mentally prepared for the 2014-15 school year. It will be here before you know it.
for the love of learning: 9 Ways to share your blog
9 Ways to share your blog: http://t.co/Kspv7MaQzE
— John Robinson (@21stprincipal) June 17, 2014
5 Reflective End-of-Year Activities
Some lessons to use for student reflection year round
4 Tips for Getting to Know the Blended Instructional Model | Edutopia
Blended learning tips for the Chromebook. #4 is the best one.
Homework, Sleep, and the Student Brain | Edutopia
Some intriguing thoughts on HW, sleep and the MS brain
Financial Literacy: Resource Roundup | Edutopia
Financial literacy material and resources
Resources and Lesson Plans for Financial Literacy | Edutopia
Some resources for Civics and Economics folks
Stormboard is Making Collaboration Easy, Fun and Flexible – EdTechReview™ (ETR)
Stormboard is a great tool to help students collaborate. Great to use with the chromebooks.
Tech Tools That Inspire PBL in High School — THE Journal
Thoughts on creating meaningful PBL projects
Developing Student-Support Networks – Education Week Teacher
Some ideas on how to support your students when they need it
NASA Educator Sees Bright STEM Future in 3D Printing | EdTech Magazine
Some info from NASA
Missing link – IFTTT
@dayankee We need to be part of changing the narrative vs feeding it. Fear mongering has been around for centuries. #masspchat
— Colin Ripmaster (@PrinRipmaster) June 19, 2014
graphite | App Flows – Featured Landing Page
Check out the @Graphite app flow framework for purposeful tech use! http://t.co/rYAWSABovJ #cmsk12chat #ncadmin
— Ashley Hurley (@ashleyhhurley) June 19, 2014
Leading Inspired: Technology is NOT an Add-On!
@edu_ms_pagano Amazing Blog Post, by Principal @AmyHeavin “Technology is NOT an ADD-ON!” http://t.co/iuBpdMMD11 #cmsk12chat #ncadmin
— Kelly Clifford (@KellyClifford9) June 19, 2014
Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: First Look: Leadership Books for June 2014
via Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog http://www.leadershipnow.com/leadingblog/
20 Great Rubrics for Integrating Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy in Your Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
Here is a GREAT resource for utilizing the technology to the fullest. this is an AWESOME resource.
– From the Principal’s Office: Change is a Mindset
Change is a mindset. Leading change takes vision and courage
– Class Tech Tips: Talking QR Codes!
Thought about using QR codes? Here are some ideas and resources
Useful Tips and Channels for Using YouTube to Teach History ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
YouTube is a great resource for teaching history. Here are some channels to get you started
Lessons from an award-winning leader: 7 ways to improve workplace morale and employee engagement | SmartBlogs SmartBlogs
Here are some ideas for improving staff morale
Leadership Rituals that Make Each Day Count – Lolly Daskal | Leadership and Personal Development | Lolly Daskal
Some ideas on becoming a better leader
Life of an Educator: Educator comfort to student learning ratio
Some thoughts on going outside of your comfort zone
LeadLearner: Whether You Like It or Not, You MUST Embrace BYOD!!!
How well does your school embrace BYOD?
3D Printers in the Elementary Classroom with Kelly Hines
Ways to use a 3-D printer
Top 10 Class Management Tools for Educators – Getting Smart by Guest Author – apps, Class management, EdTech, Innovation, teachers, Teaching | Getting Smart
Classroom management? Theres an app for that