Posts In: George Couros

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ISTE Frame of Mind: Five Tips to Prepare for This Year’s Conference

By Esra Murray

…When I talk with colleagues who are planning to attend ISTE for the first time, I give the following five tips to manage one of the most amazing roller-coaster rides that they will experience, both professionally and personally:

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Books for Educators

Top Summer “Recharge, Refuel, Refresh” Books for Educators – Part 1

By Esra Murray, Teacher at ISD

As a lifelong learner, an educator dedicated to improving my craft and a mom of twin boys, I have learned that I have to be thoughtful in how I invest in my time. I am always on the lookout for summer reading materials that will not only help me grow me as a learner, but also provide concrete tools for my classroom, actionable strategies for my learners, and some peace-of-mind that I am doing a decent job in raising my always curious boys. In this two-part series, I will share with you some of the most refreshing books out there that will recharge your thinking on innovation, global-mindedness and social-emotional awareness.