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Feb 20

Diigo Links (weekly)

More resources to check out: Classroom Games and Tech: Recording Podcasts with TwistedWave in Middle School Here’s a relatively short project we used in our middle school Computers class this week. It takes students through the planning, recording and editing of a short podcast. We used TwistedWave on Chromebooks. Here is an example created by …

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Jan 01

Diigo Links (weekly)

Happy New Year! Here are some new year’s resources to sift through: 20 Best VR Apps for Google Cardboard tags:vr apps google cardboard google-cardboard google_cardboard googlecardboard Game Schooling I’ve mentioned before that we rely heavily on game-based learning in our homeschool. Earlier this year, my daughter was struggling with coin identification and value. We had …

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Dec 27

Diigo Links (weekly)

Great EdTech Resources from this wonderful holiday season: The case for abolishing class rank – The Washington Post And if we do class rank bec parents want it, we’re part of the problem. The case for abolishing class rank https://t.co/zWudWe1Yhj Teaching Ideas for 2017 – 15 Learning Ideas Upcoming SlideShare Loading in …5 × 15 …

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Dec 12

Diigo Links (weekly)

Check out these resources that I curated from last week: Growth Mindset Memes: You are the architect of your brain. Today’s cat was inspired by this article at This Nifty Infographic Is a Great Introduction to Neuroplasticity and Cognitive Therapy which features an infographic from Alta Mira Recovery Programs. Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: #TrumpEducation …

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Nov 30

WA STEM Summit 2016 #waSTEMsummit

Had a great day at the 2016 WA STEM Summit in Redmond, WA, at the Microsoft Conference Center! I put together my Tweets from the day along with a small assortment of the many Tweets that flowed! We started the day with an amazing breakfast and some great speakers (Tweets from the morning are at …

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Nov 20

Diigo Links (weekly)

More amazing resources! Check out these links: What It’s Like on the Inside: A Wall to Invite Others In If you follow my other blog, then you know that I have set a challenge this year to tell 10 new data stories in 10 months. My goal is to only use data that we don’t …

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Nov 04

Biggest Challenges Facing Science Teachers

I was so happy and honored to be asked by Larry Ferlazzo (check out Larry’s blog if you don’t read it already) to be a panelist on his BAM! Radio Network show, Classroom Q&A! We tackled the topic of solutions to the biggest challenges facing Science Teachers. It was so cool! I’ve embedded it above …

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Oct 24

Diigo Links (weekly)

More amazing resources! Check these out: Sketchnoting in an Earth Science Classroom – tags:earth earth science science sketchnote sketchnotes sketchnoting Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Good Tools for Scheduling Follow-up Meetings After Parent-Teacher Conferences Parent-teacher conference season will be upon us shortly. Most schools have a system in place for scheduling the conferences so that …

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Oct 20

How Much Change is Enough?

I’ve watched these two powerful videos, which seem to be meant to go together or at least were inspired by the same problem. The problem? Modern day schooling, which hasn’t changed enough to do right by our modern day students. It’s no secret that education, as a system, is slow to change. That even with …

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Oct 02

Diigo Links (weekly)

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use the New Explore Function in Google Slides Earlier this week Google introduced a new feature to Google Slides, Docs, and Sheets that they are calling “Explore. How To Gain Control Of An Out-Of-Control Class | Smart Classroom Management In the past, I’ve written about the importance of starting …

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