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The Best and Worst Decisions Teachers Make with Technology

Doug Johnson is the Director of Technology for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage (MN) Public Schools. He is the author of nine books on educational technology. In this excerpt from his recent book, The Classroom Teacher’s Technology Survival Guide, Doug reveals the seven best and … Read more.

10 Norms for a 21st Century Tech Department

Doug Johnson is the Director of Technology for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage (MN) Public Schools. He is the author of nine books on educational technology, including The Classroom Teacher’s Technology Survival Guide. In this guest post, Doug provides ten strategies for getting … Read more.

Recruiting, Screening, and Hiring Teachers with Social Media

Brian J. Dixon is an expert on educational technology, and the author of Social Media for School Leaders: A Comprehensive Guide to Getting the Most Out of Facebook, Twitter, and Other Essential Web Tools. In this excerpt from Chapter 16, … Read more.

Making Professional Learning Meaningful

Cheryl Dobbertin is the director of the Teacher Potential Project for Expeditionary Learning, a research project which aims to increase student achievement and teacher efficacy.  She is the co-author of Expeditionary Learning’s Transformational Literacy: Making the Common Core Shift with … Read more.

Become a Jossey-Bass Teacher Ambassador!

We are excited to be launching a Teacher Ambassador program to get our books into the hands of the most eager learners out there. As a teacher ambassador, you will be our feet on the ground: trying out techniques put … Read more.

Resources for Connected Educators

Two years ago, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced Connected Educator Month, a celebration of technology and social media in education. According to, the goals of CEM include: Getting more educators proficient with social media to improve their practice  … Read more.

Telling Without Tattling: How Teachers Can Share Bad News with Parents

In our New Teachers Series, we share tricks and tips from Robyn Jackson, an expert on professional development for educators. All of these tips and more can be found in Jackson’s latest book, You Can Do This: Hope and Help … Read more.

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon? Why China Has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World

Yong Zhao holds the first Presidential Chair at the University of Oregon, where he also serves as Associate Dean for Global Education and professor in the Department of Educational Measurement, Policy, and Leadership (EMPL). Born in China’s Sichuan Province, Zhao … Read more.

Check out our September 2014 New Releases!

A Non-Freaked Out Guide to Teaching the Common Core: Using the 32 Literacy Anchor Standards to Develop College- and Career-Ready Students  by Dave Stuart Jr. (2014) — 9781118952269 Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon?: Why China Has the Best … Read more.

64 Schools in 89 Days : An Excerpt from #EdJourney by Grant Lichtman

Grant Lichtman is a senior fellow with The Martin Institute for Teaching Excellence, a consultant to the National Business Officers Association, and works with K–12 schools around the country on aspects of innovation and strategic planning. Below is an excerpt … Read more.