Teaching Profession
How to Carry Out a Business (and Life) Audit
Today's post has a different theme than normal, because while journaling and goal setting this morning, I took some time to carry out an audit of where my business is currently, along with where I'd like it to go in the next 12 months. When I do this, I like to ask myself a ton of questions to help me focus on where my business - and life is going over the next 12 months.
Apr 17 5:30PM Claire Jarrett

How School Leaders Can Attend to the Emotional Side of Change
(iStock)During his work consulting with school leaders around change strategies, psychologist Robert Evans has found it tremendously important for leaders to understand that for many people, change -- at least at first -- isn't about growth or capacity building or learning; it's about loss. All of us respond to a change that someone says or does not because of what it is, but in terms of what it means to us, said Evans during a keynote speech at the Building Learning Communities conference in Boston.
Apr 17 5:18PM KQED

Manager, If You're Doing Deals, You're Not Doing Your Job
All sales professionals revel in doing deals. There's an adrenaline rush working on a complex deal and making it happen.
Apr 17 3:14PM Partners in EXCELLENCE Blog -- Making A Difference

Four Teaching Moves That Promote A Growth Mindset In All Readers
Children reading the book. (iStock)Reading can be a very fraught topic for parents, teachers and students.
Apr 17 2:00PM KQED

When a Rubric Isn't Enough
All rightany questions? No? Go! I told my eighth-grade integrated science students as we began a lesson in which they were to make and support a claim about where in the classroom they should put the starting point for a marble roller coaster. Most got right to work.
Apr 17 11:12AM Edutopia

Small colleges in financial distress should consider mergers sooner than later (opinion)
Print This opinion Higher Education Mergers They won't get easier, given the financial realities many of those institutions face today, write David Chard and Mary Churchill. April 17, 2018 The recent announcement by Mount Ida College that it would be closing its doors and selling its Newton, Mass.
Apr 17 7:04AM Inside Higher Ed

Why more colleges should acknowledge the need to merge (opinion)
Print This opinion To confront the facts and take action is wiser than to be nostalgic about a bygone era, argues Frank H. Wu.
Apr 17 7:04AM Inside Higher Ed

Power Lessons: "This I Believe" Essays
Doing homework by Predi is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0 In this power lesson shared by high school English teacher Cynthia Ruiz, students write their own personal statements of belief.
Apr 17 12:45AM Cult of Pedagogy

Blogger Interview: Life and My Finances
The Rockstar Finance community encompasses two distinct audiences, and today, we are debuting a new interview series designed for both. On one hand, we have thousands of personal finance readers who love to read great money content from all over the web.
Apr 16 7:20PM Rockstar Finance :: Curating the best of money and personal finance

How To Build An Email List To Boost Your Success
Struggling to build an email list? Or don't even know where to start? A healthy email list is critical to a successful small business. It's important to attract leads through social media and content marketing, but your email list is where you deepen those fledgling relationships.
Apr 16 4:27PM Louise Myers Visual Social Media

Billion Dollar Unicorns: Will Zoom Go Public or Get Acquired?
Posted on Monday, Apr 9th 2018 Next According to a MarketsandMarkets report, the enterprise video market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 20.1% from $16.
Apr 16 3:40PM Sramana Mitra

Can Hiring Ed. School Students Help Solve Substitute Teacher Shortages?
76002 Aspiring teachers in the education program at Midland University in eastern Nebraska can now gain some extra classroom experience and get paid for their work. They're part of a new effort to help alleviate the area's substitute teacher shortage.
Apr 16 12:51PM Education Week

Apply These 10 Secret Techniques to get Your Sales and Marketing Teams Working Together
Getting your marketing and sales teams to see eye-to-eye may seem like an impossible task. Sure, you know the value of both and how they affect each other's roles, but they can't seem to accept the fact that one can't live without the other.
Apr 16 12:32PM Small Business Trends

Transformative mentorship, pt. 1: The power of a mentor for a new CIO
This is the first part of a series on the transformative power of mentorship for CIOs, featuring Linda Cureton, CEO of Muse Technologies and former CIO of NASA and Goddard Space Flight Center, among other federal agencies. The second features Linda's mentor, Gloria Parker, CEO of Parker Group Consulting and former CIO of the US Department of Education and Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Apr 16 2:56AM Mobile Business Insights

Differentiating Homework Using Edmodo
This is a guest post from Jimmy Sapia, a 4th grade teacher at Springdale Elementary School in Stamford, Connecticut. The full version of his post can be found on his blog at mrsapia.
Apr 16 12:45AM Medium

How Do You Know When A Teaching Strategy Is Most Effective? John Hattie Has An Idea
(iStock/CherriesJD )Untangling education research can often feel overwhelming, which may be why many research-based practices take a long time to show up in real classrooms. It could also be one reason John Hattie's work and book, Visible Learning, appeals to so many educators.
Apr 15 6:24PM KQED

Battle over college course material is a textbook example of technological change
Brandan Hudgins, an engineering student at Virginia's Tidewater Community College, has used traditional textbooks and electronic books. He has paid for digital codes to get homework assignments and, sometimes, gotten free, unlimited access to texts.
Apr 15 11:27AM Washington Post

Vocabulary Knowledge and the 'Frayer Model
The 'Frayer model' is a long-standing graphic organiser that has been deployed in classrooms with success for decades (it was first conceived Dorothy Frayer and her colleagues at the University of Wisconsin). It is a simple but effective model to help students to organise their understanding of a new academic term or complex vocabulary choice.
Apr 15 8:57AM The Confident Teacher

NAEP results are in: The era of corporate school reform has failed.
Our Nation's Report Card, which is what the NAEP scores are commonly called, paints a grim picture of the effects of nearly two decades of test-driven, top-down reforms based on business practices. Send an email to your Governor and let them know it is time to listen to teachers and parents again.
Apr 15 3:47AM NPE Action

5 Experts Share Signs of Cyberbullying and Tactics for Prevention
As the amount of time students spend behind a screen increases, many parents are wondering how they can ensure their children don't become victims of cyberbullying. Understanding the signs of cyberbullying and finding creative ways to offer support, are the best ways parents can monitor and prevent cyberbullying for their children.
Apr 15 2:09AM Smart Social