Professional reading has never been easier really. There are thousands of education blogs. Choosing which to read, or to add to an RSS feed to Outlook or an app such as Mr Reader, is the hardest part of the process.
Here are two resources that will help you choose some quality blogs to read and follow.
Our very clever Visual Arts teacher is giving feedback to her students in a creative and powerful way. She has used the time lapse tool on the iPad, in a way that has her students reflecting immediately and focused on improving what they already do. Even if it is already brilliant!
Well, we certainly know more together. Fifty-one connections to a high quality classroom were identified from the ‘bookbook’ video!
You may have noticed there was at least one person in the wrong age group. Mmm!
Our most experienced group showed that their depth of knowledge of what happens in a high quality classroom was exemplary, even if they repeated themselves occasionally. The Under 30’sand In the 40’sidentified a range of teaching techniques, planning and content factors. However it was The 31 – 40 team, though, that matched the other teams for ideas but in a killer blow identified engaging and authentic challenge using a transdisciplinary focus as their most important factor.
Below is a word cloud that displays your combined efforts.
Sylvia Duckworth has the ability to Sketchnote ideas that help make a lot of sense. Here is a Sketchnote of hers that you might like to think about. She has a flickr photostream that you might like to follow as well.