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A Gold Mine of #EdTech Resources: Part I

So, in the spirit of Mrs. Kelly, and to kick-off the new school year, I embark on a two-part series of sharing all the edtech resources I have stored in my mental Rolodex. Or, at least, all that I still use and care to remember. Thanks in no small part to all the amazing colleagues who have shared with me throughout my...

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50 Back-to-School Questions for the Effective & Efficient Educator

If your students weren't required to attend your classes, would they? Check out these 50 "Back-to-School" questions for the effective and efficient educator.

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Classroom Design and the Learning Experience

Before I move into a new classroom, have I re-evaluated my classroom design and given serious contemplation to the learning experiences it perpetuates? Hmmm. Well, that time is now. And here is my plan.

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3 Useful Google Docs Add-Ons

Google Docs Add-Ons are new tools created by 3rd party developers that add functionality to Google Docs. Here are a three of my favorite Add-Ons, which I believe are well-suited for teachers and students.

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20 Can’t Miss Edu Conferences

A recap of 20 great education conference that are worth attending throughout the course of the year. From the big 12 digital learning to major regional conferences and a couple more for good measure. Check out this list and start planning your conference season!

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Canvas by Instructure

Canvas by Instructure is the LMS that gets used. Canvas connects teachers, tools, ideas, and students, and then stays out of the way. With all the built-in features you need and the integrations you want, Canvas makes teaching and learning easier, enabling you to take education to a higher level.

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6th-Graders Have Their Say: Why Students Value Blogging

I introduced blogging to my sixth-graders because I believe it is the most authentic way to teach our students how to write, and I feel enormously gratified that my students themselves recognize how much they have learned through blogging. There is no doubt in my mind that this is one of the best tools we can use to h...

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Seeing is Believing: The Awesomeness that is zSpace

You see, when I think about my recent test-drive of the zSpace System, which is defined by the self-titled technology provider as “a virtual reality environment for immersive exploration, visualization, and learning,” I find myself with a swirling brain full of positive adjectives that ironically render me nearly s...

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