The Best and Next in Education
The Best and Next in Education
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The Best and Next in Education

Last updated on 2013-03-25

About the Book

Have you ever wondered what's next in education? Or what will continue to be a best practice for years to come? This book covers various perspectives on education, but each focuses on practices that really work, and will continue to be successful in the 21st century.

Our authors tackle big topics like assessments, new technologies, digital portfolios, the common core, and equity. Learn how we can "do new things in new ways" in this easy to read book!

About the Editor

Education Is My Life
Education Is My Life

We write about education from every angle. Our writers are from all walks of life and education is their passion. We want to bring intellectual curiosity back into the classroom and keep it there. Check out our writers and see what they have to say on a variety of educational topics.

The following perspectives are covered by EML writers: Principal, Curriculum Writer, Consultant and Researcher, Tech Developer, Literacy Developer, HS Teacher, Elem. Teacher, Policy Maker, Coach, College Professor, Non-Profit Organization, EdTech Startup, School Board Member, Parents, and Students.

About the Contributors

Jimmy Casas
Jimmy Casas
Bill Selak
Bill Selak
Stephanie Hite
Stephanie Hite
Danielle Krueger
Danielle Krueger
Denise Krebs
Denise Krebs
Hugh McDonald
Hugh McDonald
Gallit Zvi
Gallit Zvi
Joy Kirr
Joy Kirr
AJ Juliani
AJ Juliani
Anthony Gabriele
Anthony Gabriele
Dianne Krause
Dianne Krause
Kristen Swanson
Kristen Swanson
Kevin Dougherty
Kevin Dougherty
Desmond Hasty
Desmond Hasty

Table of Contents

  • Best and Next Practices
  • Empathy: A Better Practice
  • The 2 Hour “Edcamp” In Service
  • Don’t Teach the Rule; Show the Map
  • What’s Next After Teacher Evaluations?
  • My Students Are Lions
  • Teacher Retention: Do You Care?
  • Why First Impressions Matter
  • Great Teachers Watch Film
  • Digital Portfolios That Mean Something
  • Connecting the Common Core Dots
  • Google’s Glass: The Implications for Education
  • Why don’t we share best practices?
  • Seamless Collaboration
  • Best Practices…revisited
  • Still Separate
  • Genius Hour Manifesto

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