Twitter Chats and Cocktail Parties

Rae Hughart#MasteryChat Recap, Blog, Innovation, Start Here, Technology

Twitter Chats and Cocktail Parties

Twitter chats continue to foster opportunities for educators to collaborate and share innovative ideas and inspiration. However, may teachers still voice their fear of twitter! We often hear, “It goes so fast!” or “I just don’t understand what is going on!” So, let’s clear the air! Have you ever been to a cocktail party? Imagine yourself in a hotel conference … Read More

Hey Teachers, We’re Doing It Wrong

Tiffany OttBlog, Innovation, Start Here, Survival

Education in the united states is failing because we're doing it wrong.

Education in the United States is failing. This is something we hear on the news, in politics, and from people we know. In response, significant energy is spent by teachers and friends of teachers trying to convince the world that education is not actually failing. Students lives are complicated. Poverty runs rampant. Parents are unsupportive. Administrators are too controlling. Government sticks … Read More

3 Ways To Reset Your Classroom

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Class Management, Start Here, Survival

3 Ways To Reset Your Classroom

Now is the perfect time to reset your classroom! Whether it’s the start of a new year, you’re coming back from an extended break, or maybe you just need to find a way to take back control of the 4 walls of your classroom, there are multiple ways you can “reset” your classroom and start to take back your sanity, … Read More

The Importance of Communication in Personalized Learning (Video)

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Competency Based Learning, Mastery Learning, Self-Paced Learning, Start Here, Video

   FULL VIDEO TRANSCRIPT BELOW Hi guys. Today I want to talk about something that’s probably one of the most important things that happens outside of your classroom, and that is how important parent communication is to personalize, self paced in mastery learning. There’s a fundamental truth and that’s that some of these things are relatively new in education. … Read More