I read a very good post on discipline from Practical Theory. I thought I share it: http://practicaltheory.org/blog/2015/09/06/adult-discipline-not-kid-discipline/
The American Association of School Librarians, AASL, recently released their 2015 Best Apps for Teaching and Learning. Also released are the 2015 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning.
The link for the 2015 Best Apps for Teaching and Learning: http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards-guidelines/best-apps/2015
2015 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning: http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards-guidelines/best-websites/2015
Speaking of Edutopia, Edutopia has a link to a list of educational grants and resources. Check early and often!: http://www.edutopia.org/grants-and-resources
As educators return to their jobs, we need words of encouragement for the school year ahead. One is a video from Rita Pearson. “Every kid needs a champion” https://www.ted.com/talks/rita_pierson_every_kid_needs_a_champion?language=en
Another one is a video by Mike Morenz: https://www.facebook.com/mike.morenz/videos/10153124017336716/?pnref=story
Another one is a video final project created by a student: “Before the Bell Rings”: https://vimeo.com/121433500
Edutopia http://www.edutopia.org is an excellent source for educators on all types of topics.
A blog post from Practical Theory talks about Profesional Development and Collective Wisdom.
From The Practical Theory blog, these are tips for better Professional Development:
In Diane Ravitch’s blog, a balanced review of New Orleans Education system is presented.