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Computers
Posted on June 27, 2014 by Rebecca Hagerman
ISTE

The ISTE 2014 Conference begins tomorrow.  Are you prepared?  I've found some resources to help you make the most of your time and to plan, connect, explore and enjoy this educational journey!  If you have any tips of your own, comment in the post and we'll be sure to share with our Twitter and Facebook community.

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Computers
Posted on June 6, 2014 by Marilyn Titone-Schaefer
DonorsChoose Partner Summit

It took attending the second annual DonorsChoose.org Partners Summit to make me think about how I prefer social media applications to general software and websites to get information.  The event speakers inspired me to think about technology and connections.  Read on to find out who the speakers were and my advice on how to write a classroom project request that make a real connection with donors.

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Computers
Posted on June 3, 2014 by Jaime Vandergrift
Summer curation

When the final bell rings and kids head out for the summer, we teachers embark on a couple of months of rest and relaxation… or do we? Let’s face it, the public view of what we do is far from what we really do. Our brains never really shut off for very long when it comes to our passion for the classroom.  How we balance a much-needed break and our internal voice full of ideas for the year to come is important. Perhaps a summer curation plan is the answer.

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Computers
Posted on May 22, 2014 by Jaime Vandergrift
App exchange

It is that time of year, the weather is warmer, the birds are chirping, tests are over and we are starting to get that summer itch!  How do you keep your students engaged and attentive? Start The Great App Exchange in your classroom!  Click inside to read all about it.

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Computers
Posted on April 19, 2014 by Amanda Dykes
Educators get connected: Pinterest

The third and last part of my "Educators Get Connected" series focuses on Pinterest.  On their website, Pinterest, founded in March 2010, is described as “a tool for collecting and organizing the things that inspire you.”  Some call it a bookmarking site, some people call it a social media site.  No matter what you call it, you should definitely check it out because it is a great resource for teachers.  Want to get started?  Read my tips in this blog post.

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