“What’s wrong with our kids?” Nothing. They are just different. That’s according to author Ryan Schaaf, who advocates for ed technology, but also has a clear view of some of the impacts on our kids’ brains. Particularly fascinating is what he details about changes in reading patterns from near constant use of devices. A compelling podcast conversation everyone should hear. He also has a free download of strategies for the “always on” generation.
Download with strategies for digital kids: https://myedexpert.com/vendor/rschaaf/
Speaking of ed tech, Monica Burns is the ASCD author of Tasks Before Apps. Her podcast on the 1:1 classroom is wonderfully pragmatic. AND is you are a fan of Spark Video, she’s posted a free bundle of graphic organizers on our site! Thanks, Monica!
Free downloads from Monica: https://myedexpert.com/vendor/MonicaBurns/
Can you imagine how long a business would thrive without feedback from clients? Hearing from our students on an ongoing basis is what Rebecca Coda & Rick Jetter‘s work is all about. This is way beyond a survey here and there – they include students in conversations about school practices. To help you in your efforts to gather student voice, both of these authors have terrific free downloads, including a gauge of where you’re at in the process…
Rebecca’s space: https://myedexpert.com/vendor/rebeccacoda/
Rick’s space: https://myedexpert.com/vendor/rjetter/
ASCD Author Erik Francis has a compelling piece on Projects vs. Project-Based Learning. A deep dive, reflective discussion for all educators and leaders. Here’s the link:
Reading expert/author Dr. Ellen Burns Hurst has a power point for all on myths of dyslexia. Great for sharing!
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