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A Teacher’s Soundtrack and the #EdSongs Challenge

Grab your old CDs, dust off your vinyl records, lay out your cassettes… or just thumb through your smartphone’s musical collection and give yourself just ten minutes to choose ten songs that vibrate to that melody of awesomeness, yet reality, that you embody as a professional educator. Then, you will have your very...

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PearDeck: A Fruitful EdTech Tool

This interactive website and Google Drive app adds interactivity to any slideshow by integrating free-text responses, multiple choice answers, freehand drawing renditions, drag-and-drop indicators, overlapping visuals, and even YouTube videos. Mixed in with other fruitful classroom activities during the school year, Pe...

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6 Steps Taken By An Indecisive Squirrel And A Creative Teacher

Perhaps it sounds a bit nutty, but I believe two of the most mesmerizing sights are that of an indecisive squirrel scurrying to cross a street and a passionately creative teacher immersed in her craft. In fact, I believe these two actions are nearly identical in nature.

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Slow Jam The Poem: A Jimmy Fallon Inspired Lesson Plan

What do you get when you cross Jimmy Fallon with a creative Language Arts class? An awesome "Slow Jam The Poem" lesson plan. Fallon is just too talented. In fact, I believe he could do just about anything sometimes like be a high school educator. If that was the case, his lesson plan would look like this.

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The Ghosts of Education

There is one way to make me, a seasoned educator of eighteen years, elevate fear to an uncomfortable level and switch from boxer briefs to Depends for Men. Unfinished business.

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All About That App, ‘Bout That App, No Trouble

By: John Hardison. A list of must-have apps, that will inevitably change overtime, but reflects the reality that acquiring the necessary skills for careers requires a combination of several tools to fashion a future that is both fulfilling and fruitful.

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MoveNote: A Very Noteworthy #EdTech App

Introducing, MoveNote. A noteworthy tool that can be used flip the classroom, practice presenting, share best practices and teach from a distance.

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