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Where does your school stand when it comes to technology availability for your students?

Started by Lenni D. Nedley

4 Oct 7, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Infographic: The Facts About Teacher Morale and Retention

Studies suggest that teacher morale has a serious impact on student performance—schools where teachers are more satisfied with working cond…

Started by Rebecca Howard

2 Oct 7, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Learning Management System

My school system will soon discuss which learning management system would be best to use with our students. I say, "Why choose one?" Web/cl…

Started by Racquel Springer

3 Oct 7, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Reading and Kindles

I recently wrote about Kindles and how they could engage our net-gen to read This http://bit.ly/Hdmsk2  advocates print. I would really lik…

Started by Holly Fairbrother

8 Oct 7, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Is your school engaging in blended learning?

Dear Colleagues, Over the summer, I have been working with the Clayton Christensen Institute, a non-profit institution conducting research…

Started by Scott Johns

1 Oct 7, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Blended Learning

Dear educators, I was reading an interesting article about blended education. It is basically the mixing of online courses with face-to-fac…

Started by Norma Montalvan

1 Oct 7, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Obesity in School Going Kids

Obesity has become a common problem today, event among kids. A new study published in New England Journal of Medicine states that children…

Started by Dorothy Hastings

3 Oct 6, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Technology in PE

Looking for ideas on how others are integrating technology into their physical education classes. Have started blogging and using ipods and…

Started by Colleen Sullivan

2 Oct 6, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Technology Integration in the classroom

What technology you integrate in class and why? You can mention as many technology you use. Thank you. Arlene

Started by Arlene McDonald

4 Oct 6, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Tips For Teaching Introverted Students

Hello!  Please, feel free to share your hacks.

Started by Leona Hinton

1 Oct 5, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

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Why teachers should user Twitter

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How to Keep Up the Fire of Your Students’ Creativity

We all know that the left hemisphere of the human brain is responsible for logical thinking while the right hemisphere is the center of abstract thinking and creative ideas. It’s no wonder then when I give a creative assignment to my students, some of them are reluctant to perform it while others are very open to explore something…See More
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What is Powtoon - Find out what Powtoon is and what it can b

"Used this for my students' digital porfolios. Easy, visually appealing. A step above power points or google slides. Work your way up the SAMR ladder by adding this tool to your classroom toolbox."
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"We also use blogging as a learning tool. It helps my students to develop their writing skills, improve their self-confidence and grow as digital citizens."
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