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The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

In 1948, Robert Merton developed the term “self-fulfilling prophecy” to describe “a false definition of the situation evoking a new behavior which makes the originally false conception come true.” In simple terms, a self-fulfilling prophecy is a prediction that direct (or indirectly) causes itself to become true based upon positive or negative feedback. Recently, I have… Read More The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

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Finding the Balance in Technology Integration

Over the last few weeks, I have had the opportunity to share my Google Innovator Project, BoostEDU, with many educators. BoostEDU offers support to teachers for transforming their current lessons into 21st-century lessons through an inquiry-based process. One of the most important steps of this program is the SAMR self-assessment and the support that it provides… Read More Finding the Balance in Technology Integration

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Creating a Class Newsletter with Google Slides and Remind

Effective communication between teachers and parents is one of the greatest factors of student success. The more teachers communicate with parents, the more parents will understand about the classroom, procedures, and their child’s progress in class. While we all know that teacher/parent communication is important, it can often be difficult to put systems into place… Read More Creating a Class Newsletter with Google Slides and Remind

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Creating a Class Newsletter with MailChimp

Effective communication between teachers and parents is one of the greatest factors of student success. The more teachers communicate with parents, the more parents will understand about the classroom, procedures, and their child’s progress in class. While we all know that teacher/parent communication is important, it can often be difficult to put systems into place… Read More Creating a Class Newsletter with MailChimp