From TED-Ed - Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding. As you watch Tweet summaries and key phrases of her talk: @ChimamandaSays
Good model from Edutopia - This year, Meyer's technology instructor teaches tech through various content areas, presenting technology use as something purposeful, connected to their learning, and relevant to real-world situations.
From Tom VanderArk - "With more than a computer for every two students, the country is beyond the halfway point in the #ShiftToDigital, a historic transition in how people learn. The problems I spotted are different than those faced five years ago reflecting a good deal of progress and some lessons learned."
Google Classroom allows you to create your own classes. This means you can create one for clubs, teacher collaboration, differentiated groups, etc… Creating a new class is easy, simply click on “Create class” from the class tiles page.
From Lisa Nielsen - "Find out who the influencers are in your community. Look at your student body. Look at parents. Look at bloggers. Invite them on a tour. Create an experience. Encourage them to share what they find using the designated hashtag. Ask them to write a post for their site, or yours, giving a customer perspective."