Useful search engine when studying social studies Google Dataset search is great when you are looking for statistics to use in your research in school.
The gift of failure
We have taught our kids to fear failure, and in doing so, we have blocked the surest and clearest path to their success. I just
What makes a school leader successful in driving achievement?
Interesting topic this, what qualities do successful school leaders have in common? Could be a good debate at school for sure. This is probably a
Never Send A Human To Do A Machine’s Job
Yong Zhao— Correcting the Top 5 EdTech Mistakes This post was originally posted in 2015, but I think it is worthwhile revisiting. I recently read
Every kid needs a champion!
Words can change lives. Never underestimate the significance of the right words at the right time. It takes a few seconds to transforms lives, and
Using internet during exams
Discussing what will happen with exams in high schools in Norway in the near future This week I am invited to the Norwegian Department of
DEAR STUDENTS: AN APOLOGY FROM A TEACHER
Moving in the wrong direction Sir Ken Robinson tweeted this link today and it resonates completely with my own thinking about students and school. In
Teaching Language Features and Language Devices
English exams in Norway All three years in secondary high school, this will be a question in the exam. Write two or three paragraphs in
NMC Horizon Report Europe
The NMC Horizon Report Europe > 2014 Schools Edition was released on October the 2nde. The goal for this major multiorganizational collaboration is that the key trends,
Writing a book with students
Why write a book with your students? In the last years I have been fortunate to attend many different conferences and listen to many great
The Global classroom – Høyskolen i Hamar, 30.9.15
How to get started! Objectives: Learn the basics for collaborating across networks and developing proficiency with the tools of technology. Many examples from the book
BBC Click – Visits our school!
A visit between two different cultures! On Tuesday the 18th of March 3 reporters from the BBC brought 1 teacher and 2 students from Burntwood
Professional development- one size does not fit all
A need for urgent change Lately I have been thinking about how professional development is arranged and what we learn compared to how much time
The power of student PLNs
Personal learning network This article was posted in “The Innovative Educator” by Lisa Nielsen. While it is no longer unusual for teachers to embrace and
Connected Learners: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Global Classroom
My thoughts on engagement Every educator wants to experience the moment of “flow” when all the goals are set and understood and work is moving