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Mozilla and the Quest for Universal Web Literacy

Since schools and organizations will utilize the software created by companies like Mozilla, it’s increasingly important that there be open dialogue keeping the free exchange of ideas flowing. It is here that we get to the crux of whole-scale change: universal web literacy

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Mentoring New Teachers Toward Innovation

Many new teacher guides focus on carefully planning your gradebook ahead of time, but an innovative teacher should always plan learning outcomes first. As we develop these mentorship programs, we need to ensure that our new teachers are receiving guidance towards better teaching practices, and the books and guides avai...

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Smart Review | The Game Believes in You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter

This should be at the top of your booklist. The Game Believes in You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter is a must-read new book by Greg Toppo.

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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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Reframe Problems as Opportunities to be Creative

By: Elsa Randolph. We LOVE teacher bloggers. Especially those who are student-centered, innovative, and driven in everything they do. Moss Pike is one of those teachers.

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The New Literacy Equation, Visual Literacy is Non-Negotiable

40+ sessions at ISTE included the term visual literacy, and even beyond that opportunities for encouraging and exploring a variety of expressive, digital mediums abounded. There were plenty of opportunities for educators to refine their own visual literacy skills.

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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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