Archive | December, 2012

December Faculty Meeting

13 Dec

iPad Tutorials

Mrs. Lynch

Staff Pot Luck Luncheon Update – 12/20

 

TIGER

Just Between Friends, the students’ version of the 7 norms of collaboration

Trust

I Accept You

Giving

Exclusion, No!

Respect

The performance received rave reviews from students and staff. Thank you to Mrs. Lord for scheduling, booking, and finding funding for the experience.

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Upgrades and Amplification

11 Dec

Click HERE to access an exceptional post on the Langwitches Blog. It is a follow up to the Learning How2Learn Post and slide show I previously re-posted. She explains the terms “Upgrade” and “Amplification” and continues to prescribe a slow and methodical process for everyone to use to train themselves for success.
This post provides a great vision of instruction in the modern era and how to achieve it.

Below is a checklist she created that breaks down the process she outlines in her post:

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5 Things Really Smart People Do

10 Dec

8 Habits of Remarkably Successful People

5 Things Really Smart People Do

via 5 Things Really Smart People Do

Kevin Daum, author for Inc., has compiled a list of actions individuals may take to explore their world and become a “life-long-learner.”  He mentions that “you assume learning comes naturally,” but he also contends that learning really “takes more work” and that we need to “work hard to stay open-minded.”

Click the link to read the article

Part 8 – 15 Ways to Become a Smarter Teacher

5 Dec

How often do we use the phrase, “Work smarter, not harder?” As we are in the midst of an educational revolution, it is clear that this phrase encapsulates our careers. While we straddle the blurred line between past, present and future pedagogy and methodology, we as educators must do a little bit of everything. It is hard work!

In Ian Jukes‘s most recent post, he highlights 16 strategies teachers can use to guide themselves towards workplace efficiency. I will post one strategy each day for the next 16 days.

Enjoy!

Click Here for the Ian Jukes article – Part 8

Part 7 – 15 Ways to Become a Smarter Teacher

4 Dec

How often do we use the phrase, “Work smarter, not harder?” As we are in the midst of an educational revolution, it is clear that this phrase encapsulates our careers. While we straddle the blurred line between past, present and future pedagogy and methodology, we as educators must do a little bit of everything. It is hard work!

In Ian Jukes‘s most recent post, he highlights 16 strategies teachers can use to guide themselves towards workplace efficiency. I will post one strategy each day for the next 16 days.

Enjoy!

Click Here for the Ian Jukes article – Part 7

Part 6 – 15 Ways to Become a Smarter Teacher

3 Dec

How often do we use the phrase, “Work smarter, not harder?” As we are in the midst of an educational revolution, it is clear that this phrase encapsulates our careers. While we straddle the blurred line between past, present and future pedagogy and methodology, we as educators must do a little bit of everything. It is hard work!

In Ian Jukes‘s most recent post, he highlights 16 strategies teachers can use to guide themselves towards workplace efficiency. I will post one strategy each day for the next 16 days.

Enjoy!

Click Here for the Ian Jukes article – Part 6

Part 5 – 15 Ways to Become a Smarter Teacher

1 Dec

How often do we use the phrase, “Work smarter, not harder?” As we are in the midst of an educational revolution, it is clear that this phrase encapsulates our careers. While we straddle the blurred line between past, present and future pedagogy and methodology, we as educators must do a little bit of everything. It is hard work!

In Ian Jukes‘s most recent post, he highlights 16 strategies teachers can use to guide themselves towards workplace efficiency. I will post one strategy each day for the next 16 days.

Enjoy!

Click Here for the Ian Jukes article – Part 5