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UClass Now Compatible With NGSS and More!

To all of our science teachers out there, feel free to cheer, because UClass has now enabled Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) resource-tagging.

Our dev team has been hard at work and has the updated standards functionality to prove it! 41 more words

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Take the Cardboard Challenge!

Encouraging children to build and create new toys from materials that you have on hand is a great way to reinforce STEM skills while keeping things imaginative. 452 more words

RT to Help At-Risk Students

Linda Darling-Hammond, Molly B. Zielezinski, and Shelley Goldman just published Using Technology to Support At-Risk Students’ Learning. This thoughtful review of more than seventy recent studies found that educators using technology to improve student learning have had mixed results. 549 more words

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Getting Smart With: BLOGS!

“Work smarter, not harder,” is what we are told.

As a Professional Development Coordinator for Kent ISD, the goal of my job is to keep Kent County educators informed about professional learning opportunities available to them.  

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Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret....well, not really

If you’re of the same vintage as me you may remember this classic junior novel by the beloved, Judy Blume. In the story, Margaret is faced with the daunting task of completing a year-long project for her enthusiastic grade 6 teacher. 408 more words

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Recording Setups for iPad

While the iPad has a nice microphone that records decent quality audio, I have been wanting to explore the possibility of getting even better audio using some of the external microphones I already own, such as the Snowball from Blue. 413 more words

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Rhizomatic Learning in Institutionalized Education?

Rhizo-what?

I’ve spent almost a week waiting for my subconscious to work out this blog post! While I was excited about the nature of rhizomatic learning, I was bogged down by the realities of the day to day in my teaching world. 614 more words

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