Attention Upper Peninsula educators! We’re bringing our popular M-STEP prep workshop, STEP’n Up, to you! Join us in Marquette at Northern Michigan University’s University Center on Monday, February 23. Register online here, but hurry – seats for these workshops are going fast!
Here is this week’s edition of Ed Links, a collection of our favorite education-related articles from around the web this week. Enjoy!
This week, Edutopia gives us 5 Ways to Plan a Tech Initiative in Future Ready: Roadmaps to Tech Integration by Andrew Marcinek. “Innovation in the classroom begins with trust.”
While you’re at Edutopia, check out 9 Quick Tips for Taking Ownership of Your PD by Monica Burns and Differentiation is Just Too Difficult: Myth-Busting DI Part 3 by John McCarthy.
From the McGraw Hill Inspired Ideas Blog: Making Small Groups Work for Differentiated Instruction by Dr. Vicki Gibson. “More than 30 years of research has proven that working with students in small groups works best to enhance learning and achievement. Yet, most classroom practices continue using lecture-format lessons that do not allow sufficient discussion and student engagement.”
“I want there to be teachers involved at all levels of decisions and policy. I want teachers to be writing about education for the general public. I want teachers to be sharing with other teachers what works in their classrooms. I want teachers to have a voice in education beyond their schools.” Raising Our Teacher Voices: A Call For A New Generation of Leadership by Jen Orr on Te@chthought.
That concludes this week’s edition of Ed Links. Have a great weekend and we’ll see you again next Friday.