Category Archive: Ed News

These blogs have to do with education as a whole. I write about different topics concerning ed reform and educating our 21st century youth.

Sep 25

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Here are some more excellent resources: Free Technology for Teachers: 27 Ideas for Teaching With & About Topographic Maps The USGS offers free topographic maps for most of the United States. The maps can be downloaded as PDFs through the USGS store. The maps can be used in the 27 suggested topographic maps lessons found …

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Sep 18

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Another week of resources! Check out these links: Classroom Games and Tech: Game Design Exploration #2 – Love Letter Several months ago I created a game design exploration that required students to redesign a simple game so it fit a topic they were studying. I’m now working on several Game Design Project Packs that include …

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Sep 11

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Another fantastic batch of resources! Design Thinking in Schools: Building a Generation of Innovators tags:design thinking schools How to use classroom conversation to improve learning | Teacher Network | The Guardian tags:how to howto how-to classroom conversation learning 5 Great Websites for Interactive Math Games ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning tags:interactive math maths mathematics …

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Sep 04

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Here are this week’s links, check them out! Free Technology for Teachers: Three Google Forms Add-ons To Help You Manage Parent Volunteers Google Forms offers a great way to collection information from parents when you’re seeking parents to volunteer to chaperone a field trip, help out in your classroom, or bring in supplies for a …

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Aug 28

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Here are more great resources for this week! Free Technology for Teachers: How to Import and Convert PowerPoint to Google Slides One of the questions that I often receive when I conduct Google Apps workshops for schools goes something like this, “what do I do with my old PowerPoint slides? Aren’t they useless now?” The …

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Aug 21

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More great resources! What do schools with low student suspension rates have in common? | Chalkbeat tags:discipline classroom management school relationship relationships classroom management classroom-management classroommanagement 6 Opening and Closing Routines for New Teachers | Edutopia tags:closing opening routines teachers ‘Vital’ For Parents To Discuss Sexting With Children – Schools Improvement Net tags:parents sexting children …

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Aug 14

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Here are this week’s amazing resource links! Vanishing Peanuts – The Lab tags:lab demo experiment styrofoam acetone chemistry science The Most Powerful Ways to Start a Presentation | Inc.com “The Most Powerful Ways to Start a Presentation” tags:presentation speech presenter presenters start Explore Like a Pirate | Engaging, Enrich, and Elevate Learners through the Power …

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Aug 07

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Here’s another week of amazing resources! Check these out: 4 Useful Chromebooks Apps for Digital Storytelling ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning tags:chromebook apps digital storytelling digitalstorytelling digital-storytelling digital_storytelling Makeree | A new way to learn creation tags:maker makerspace stem Minecraft: Education Edition World Library – Minecraft Education Edition tags:gbl minecraft minecraft_education minecraftedu minecrafteducation minecraftinschool …

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Jul 31

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Here are this week’s awesome resources: Free HTML5 Online Animation Maker, Banner Maker and Video Maker | Animatron tags:animation presentation create creation tool html5 Rio Olympics 2016: Classroom Activities – Studyladder tags:olympics rio classroom activities Exploring the Science of Effective Classroom Design [Infographic] tags:exploring classroom design infographic infographics layout Use Graphic Organizers for Effective Learning …

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Jul 24

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More incredible resources collected this past week; check them out in case you missed them! Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator tags:social windows game spaceship simulator space network gbl Agenda Doc: Send a Google Form and Create an Agenda – Teacher Tech tags:meetings agenda google forms doc create google-forms google_forms googleforms google-docs google_docs googledocs meeting organize Pokemon …

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