Sharing: The Myth of Maximal Efficiency

The Myth of Maximal Efficiency « Outside In It is in this narrowing that one might take issue. Because at heart, education is about relationships – a blindspot of the educational revolution which I have previously criticised – which means that it is not always efficient. Indeed, it is sometimes messy. And it is in […]

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Sharing: Waving Goodbye to Drive-By PD

A Principal’s Reflections: Waving Goodbye to Drive-By PD There has been a great deal of knocks on professional development as of late and rightfully so. More often than not, professional development is something that is done to educators as opposed to an experience that they truly value for growth.  For many, district professional development is […]

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ⓔ Gitter is adding Twitter logins

Gitter.im is a chat service that makes it really easy to create public chat rooms. I’ve talked about Gitter before, with one if its drawbacks being the requirement of a Github account. This week Gitter will be adding the ability to sign up and use Gitter with Twitter accounts. Accounts using Twitter will be limited […]

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Sharing: Flexible Seating and Student-Centered Classroom Redesign

Flexible Seating and Student-Centered Classroom Redesign | Edutopia Everything I do in my classroom is based on research and best practices for kids. Redesigning my classroom was not any different. I’ve found that some of the immediate benefits of flexible seating include burning more calories, using up excess energy, improving metabolism, increased motivation and engagement, […]

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