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Why Deep Reading is Suffering as Technology Advances

March 12, 2015

I found this article thought provoking and worth sharing as I am a avid lover of books, in both paper and electronic format. What do you think? Is it not possible to deep read in an electronic book format? I find that reading on the iPad may come with a few distractions, but I also […]

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Standards Planner – Manage Lesson Materials and Resources in Minutes, Free and Easy!

March 3, 2015

Get organized AND get thousands of resources to aid with new national and state standards! Have you found it difficult implementing the common core or other national standards in the classroom? Does bookmarking and linking to different sites and material become tedious and inconvenient? Do you ever find yourself wishing all teaching materials could be […]

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Study Reveals Fascinating Possibilities for Video Gaming and Brain Development and Repair

February 24, 2015

Early Brain Development and Gaming: A New Study on Neurogenesis and Brain Connectivity Could a recent study by neuroscientist Simone Kühn reveal new ways of stimulating early brain development as well as a cure for the aging brain in later life? A study conducted at Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Charité University Medicine […]

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The Zombie Sheriff – A Teaching and Learning Love Story

February 22, 2015

Collaborating with Students, a Teacher Publishes a Novel and Everyone Learns Along the way My first passion has always been teaching students to think in new ways and to try different things, but I’ve never been able to shake a close second, creative writing. I’ve always somehow found time to write during my teaching career […]

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Education Technology Integration – You’re Doing it Wrong

February 8, 2015

Knowing What NOT to do can be as Valuable as Knowing What TO do Do you want to really get the most out of using technology in your classroom and courses? Or maybe you’re new or still in the early stages of adoption and want get ahead of the game by learning what NOT to […]

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The Importance of Teaching ‘Traditional’ Typing Skills in 2015

February 5, 2015

Even as technology continues to move forward, schools are discovering the value of looking backwards to older instructional methods that help teach students how to make the most of digital resources. In the 21st century, where “bring your own device” and computer-based learning are common themes in education, many students are already familiar with using […]

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8 Inspiring Quotes for Students and Teachers from Foo Fighter’s Dave Grohl

February 3, 2015

Sometimes Those of us Struggling With Teaching and Learning (and Technology) Need a Little Inspiration! I always find February here in New York to be a particularly cold, rough month, and I know plenty of other folks facing winter in the northern hemisphere are probably experience the same feelings. We can use all the motivation […]

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Integrating Technology is Like Asking Everyone to Join a Football Team! Seriously. Here’s How.

February 1, 2015

San Domenic0 School Tech Director Lead Kali Baird brings a unique but spot-on perspective to the challenges of coaching teachers through technology integration. One day, I posted this Tweet: In my mind, this 136 character blurb was clearly an epiphany! Well, maybe it was to me, but perhaps I need to expand on what I […]

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Take a Live Virtual Field Trip to Africa With Your Students on Thursday Feb 5!

January 27, 2015

The Nature Conservancy and PBS LearningMedia Team to Offer This Fun Live Experience for Grades 3 to 8 How would you like your students to experience the wilds of Africa through a live video cast? This event will be broadcast over YouTube and Google Hangouts, and will introduce students to the continent of Africa and […]

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How Technology can Create a Reading Transformation

January 22, 2015

It may not be Happening Overnight, but it is Happening Some people still love paper books. Starting from infancy all the way through adulthood, book reading has had a fundamental role in people’s daily existence. Excellent books expand horizons and stimulate imagination; they enable us to think differently and they let us evade and create […]

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