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Suzie Nestico

CELT - Effective Educational Practice - 13 views

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    Iowa State University Resources - extensive resources on assessment, Bloom's Taxonomy, critical thinking, student engagement, national benchmarks of educational practice, UDL.  Includes student resources, as well.  
Suzie Nestico

Walk on #iste12 - 17 views

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    Coolcatteacher's conference advice on giving it your all and then "walking on".  
edutopia .org

Unlocking Learning Mastery | Edutopia - 8 views

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    Gamification is one response. By embedding diverse achievements into activities and assessments, learning progress can be refracted infinitely. These systems would be able to more flexibly respond to unique learner pathways and abilities, and would further serve as encouragement mechanics -- instead of one carrot stick, there are hundreds. And not just carrots, but every fruit and vegetable imaginable.
Suzie Nestico

Twitter Book Club Index - 10 views

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    Fantastic list of edreform books all educators should read.
Suzie Nestico

The Flip Manifesto - 14 views

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    Daniel Pink's 16 counterintuitive thoughts about motivation, innovation
Suzie Nestico

Education Week: District Leaders Get Dose of Teaching Common Core - 8 views

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    Focus on close reading in Common Core.  Many fear teachers are not prepared for this dramatic a shift where the textbook is the first, sole focus.  
Suzie Nestico

Helping Teachers See the Benefits of Social Media - 12 views

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    All inclusive LiveBinder Full of how to get started with Twitter as an educator. Includes benefits, how-to's, simple explanations and considerations for social media policies.
Kelly Faulkner

Presentation Skills for Teachers - 35 views

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    Great presentation on keeping our teaching presentations simply, appealing to our students, and to the point.
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    a handy reminder on visually presenting material
Dave Truss

What makes a great teacher? - Practical Theory - 25 views

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    I've seen teachers who worked for hours on their lessons, who were scholars in the field fail miserably, and I've seen teachers who, if you gave them five minutes before they walked in to glance over their material, they could run a class for an hour on any topic under the sun. In the end, what makes a great teacher?
Carl Bogardu

National Evaluation Series - 5 views

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    Apparently, Pearson is involved in developing a group that will work on a national evaluation for teachers. Pay for the development week is $350 a day and includes travel/lodging in some cases.
Joseph Alvarado

Work with teachers, don't fire them - CNN.com - 6 views

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    An interesting article that examines the recent events of Rhode Island school district firing teachers and how effective that really is. Teachers need parents support.
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