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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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Common core
Posted on June 4, 2014 by Amanda Dykes
STEM

STEM is a huge buzzword in education right now. But many educators and parents still do not know what it entails or why we need it.  In my new blog post, I will touch on the "whats" and "whys" of STEM.  Join the discussion!


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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 June 2, 2014 by Alan Haskvitz
Prevent apps

Teachers and parents can't always be there when students make the decision between appropriate and not appropriate websites and messages. I’ve compiled a list of some sites that provide a service to help keep an eye on students' activities when surfing the internet. Take a look at my list, and if you know of any other great sites, comment and let me know.

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