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9 Ways to Get Your Grammar Game On: A Playlist

At the end of nearly every school year, a few parents will ask me for recommendations for websites or apps to help their children review grammar over the summer. So with the help of my colleague, Sarah Cauthen, I created a grammar review playlist with my students in mind.

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Every EdTech Conference Should Emulate the Energy of iPadpalooza

With conferences we need to know people are more than their current role or amount of Twitter followers. When those deemed “presenters” or “featured speakers” take the chance to really make meaningful connections everybody wins.

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Your Students can be “Makers”: 16 Projects Invented by Teachers

New York City, The Big Apple, a global hub for innovation and invention from the Otis elevator through the MakerBot 3D printer. The perfect location for teachers to flex their own innovation and invention muscles at Design, Do, Discover 2015.

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Making Something of National Week of Making

Andrew Coy, Executive Director at Digital Harbor Foundation, kicked off Rec2Tech.org, an initiative to replicate his success at turning surplus property into a maker hub. The initiative offers a, “New vision for how communities can come together to provide real pathways from classroom to career for today's youth.”

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Why Cultivating Nonconformity is More Important Than Ever

Typical parenting and teaching strategies promote risk mitigation and conformity. Thiel and Cowen suggest that it is more important than ever to encourage young people to think for themselves.

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Digital Learning Now! is a national campaign to advance policies that will create a high quality digital learning environment to better prepare students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in college and careers.

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Alma: A Holistic Student Engagement Platform

One part student information system (SIS), and another learning management system (LMS), Alma’s main goal is to reclaim administrative and instructional time for schools and districts balancing multiple systems.

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The Virtual End Game: Pearson’s Cite 2015

Instead of just celebrating technology for technology’s sake, educators are thinking about how these tools impact their students and themselves, and how to use digital tools in the service of educational goals.

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