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Create Games & Learn from Others. The Hack Learning Mobile App Puts the Best Education Content in the Palm of Your Hand – Hack Learning. The free Hack Learning mobile app contains podcasts, books, articles, and videos that put better teaching, learning, and inspiration in the palm of your hand.

The Hack Learning Mobile App Puts the Best Education Content in the Palm of Your Hand – Hack Learning

Download Hack Learning from iTunes Download Hack Learning from Google Play The app and most of its content is free Hack Learning: It’s Just Better! The free Hack Learning mobile app shows you new ways to teach and learn with free podcasts, books, how-to videos, technology, strategies and inspirational stories produced by experts, who show you how to be better every day.

Hack Learning meets the individual needs of all teachers and learners with multiple paths to content, including podcast interviews with thought leaders in many fields, articles from educators with decades of classroom experience, renowned authors in all education fields and engaging how-to videos that provide practical, learn today, implement tomorrow strategies for better teaching and learning. 19 Tips, Tricks and Apps for Classroom Management. Classroom management apps can be a great time saver and help you better organize your classroom, teaching work, and be a better teacher.

19 Tips, Tricks and Apps for Classroom Management

If anyone tells you that an iPad is just for playing Angry Birds, this list of teacher tools and classroom management apps is sure to change their mind. Check out these tips, tricks and apps for classroom management! Top 19 Classroom Management Apps There are hundreds of classroom management apps for teachers. Teaching takes center stage at Stanford. Swoosh Gesture Presentation.

April 2013 - Page 34-35. The Stanford Storytelling Project. Some nights when I’m putting my two-and-a-half-year-old daughter to bed, she asks me to tell her the 'owl story'.

The Stanford Storytelling Project

It’s a very short story about a time when I was driving late at night and accidentally bumped into a snowy owl with my car. The owl had been standing the the middle of the road, and jumped up in the air as I sped around a corner. I was able to slow down before it hit my windshield, so it had been a relatively light bump. When I stopped my car to get out and look for the giant white bird, it was gone. I tell my daughter that the owl probably flew back into the forest to be with its friends. One night when she asked for this story, I tried an experiment, and subtracted much of its usual narrative structure. The Stanford Storytelling Project. A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days – a sobering lesson learned. The following account comes from a veteran HS teacher who just became a Coach in her building.

A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days – a sobering lesson learned

Because her experience is so vivid and sobering I have kept her identity anonymous. But nothing she describes is any different than my own experience in sitting in HS classes for long periods of time. And this report of course accords fully with the results of our student surveys. I have made a terrible mistake. I waited fourteen years to do something that I should have done my first year of teaching: shadow a student for a day. This is the first year I am working in a school but not teaching my own classes; I am the High School Learning Coach, a new position for the school this year. As part of getting my feet wet, my principal suggested I “be” a student for two days: I was to shadow and complete all the work of a 10th grade student on one day and to do the same for a 12th grade student on another day.

The schedule that day for the 10th grade student: 7:45 – 9:15: Geometry 10:55 – 11:40: Lunch. An Easy and Quick Way to Grade Quizzes on Google Drive Using Super Quiz Tool. February 22, 2015 Super Quiz is an excellent Google Sheets add-on that allows teachers to add some amazing functionalities to the quizzes they create through Google Forms.

An Easy and Quick Way to Grade Quizzes on Google Drive Using Super Quiz Tool

For instance, when you create a quiz, you only need to complete it once with an answer key and all future submissions will be automatically graded according to the answers you provided. Another important feature of Super Quiz is that it enables you to get a break down of class understanding and a list of incorrect students' answers for each question in case you want to stage an intervention. Also, “By filling out a few cells of information, you can also generate personalized differentiated written feedback emailed to students as soon as they submit a response. No need to monitor and ‘re-grade’ - just set-up and go! You can split your quiz in up to 4 different topics, and provide specific feedback on each.

Watch the video below to learn more about Super Quiz. Dear Time Magazine... I am furious, incensed, and irate at your November 3, 2014, cover depicting every American public school educator as a Rotten Apple and a billionaire from Silicon Valley as the savior of American public schools.

Dear Time Magazine...

So forgive me, if this Rotten Apple, tells you exactly what I think of your reporting since you never bothered to interview a public school teacher for your piece. First, let me clarify what it means to be a public school educator in the United States today. Unfortunately, at college campuses around this country, they are berated by their peers for their career choice. I was told on many occasions at the University of Virginia that I was wasting my time and talent on teaching. After graduating, the Rotten Apples are then afforded what the Economic Policy Institute calls “the teaching penalty”. Is anyone in Silicon Valley paying for their own office supplies?