Sharing: Visual Note Taking at a Conference

Visual Note Taking at a Conference | Silvia Tolisano- Langwitches Blog Nonetheless, I still believe that it does not hold true for everyone, nor in all situations. I also believe that we owe it to ourselves to keep experimenting with different note taking forms. With so many tools at our disposal it is up to […]

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Sharing: The secret rules of the internet

The secret rules of the internet | The Verge Mora-Blanco sat next to Misty Ewing-Davis, who, having been on the job a few months, counted as an old hand. On the table before them was a single piece of paper, folded in half to show a bullet-point list of instructions: Remove videos of animal abuse. […]

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Sharing: When Teachers Want Professional Development Hours

When Teachers Want Professional Development Hours – Cooper on Curriculum A few weeks ago I was notified that a couple of teachers were looking to engage in a book study as part of their required yearly professional development hours. These teachers wanted a book recommendation… Yes, some argue there are several problems with an hours-based […]

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Sharing: Hacking, Innovating and Failing Well—How Tech Sector Principles Can Revolutionize Education Workplaces

Hacking, Innovating and Failing Well—How Tech Sector Principles Can Revolutionize Education Workplaces | EdSurge News Operating within archaic organizational structures, very few of our nation’s teachers have opportunities to incubate and execute ideas prompted by their deep knowledge of students, families, and communities. This includes ideas about how best to integrate technology. What if—along with […]

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ⓔ Gamification with Classcraft

For the last nine weeks of the school year I decided to check out Classcraft.com as I look into gamification in the classroom. This won’t be a review, but more of a first look at Classcraft and how it can work in the classroom. What is gamification? Gamification is the use of behavioristic tools in the […]

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ⓔ Two screens in the classroom

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I’ve been experimenting this year with a two screen setup, one projector and one 70″ LCD TV. Instead of having the same content on both screens, I use a Chromecast in the TV along with the Chromecast extension in Google Chrome. Send one tab By default, the Chromecast extension wants to send one tab to […]

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