Educator Voices

The first PDXedTech meetup of the new year was on February 5, 2020 at NWEA headquarters in downtown Portland. The topic—one of the top requests in our 2019 survey, in fact—was in the form of an educator panel focused on what technology works best in the classroom. Attendees heard from three veteran...
When kids at Warner Arts Magnet Elementary School act up, they aren’t sent straight to the principal’s office. Instead, many students at the high-poverty school in Nashville, Tenn., go to the “BeWell” room. The serene space is awash in sunlight and brimming with plants....
The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 197 Are We Teaching Reading Wrong By Omitting Knowledge?  Drew Perkins talks with Natalie Wexler about her new book, The Knowledge Gap, which examines what elementary literacy instruction currently looks like, how it evolved to this point — and how it can be...
Clarity Director of Strategy Steve Burt will be attending this year’s annual CoSN (Consortium for School Networking) conference in Washington, DC on Monday, March 16 to 18. This year’s theme is Breakthrough Mindsets: exploring transformational technology leadership that positively changes the...
Robust PBL includes an authentic audience that includes making it public but also bakes in an important lever for Craftsmanship and Rich Inquiry. The post An Updated Guide To Robust PBL For Teachers appeared first on TeachThought.

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