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Blogging in Today's Classroom

With the recent inception of Common Core standards, all educators require teaching literacy across the curriculum. Getting kids to write, especially the weaker writers, can be a challenge, but have you thought about using blogging as your tactic? 234 more words

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Wanted: Long-Term Thinking about Technology in Education

This article was posted online by Scientific American on September 16. I am not posting the link to it because you have to subscribe to the magazine to read it online. 220 more words

Educational Technologies

How to enable Switch control on iOS 8

Switch control is an Accessibility feature designed to make the iOS devices easier to use for pupils with a physical and/or motor skill impairment. With Switch control users can scan between items, use crosshairs to pick specific points, or manually select items using multiple switches. 325 more words

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ContextU - A Good Digital Textbook on the American Revolution

Back in May I shared information about a great U.S. History resource called ContextU. ContextU‘s purpose is to help students see the greater context for significant events in history. 228 more words

Kindergarten Classroom

CK-12 Introduces Dozens of Interactive Physics Simulations

The CK-12 Foundation was busy creating new things this summer. Over the summer they launched a new Android app and new tools for finding and viewing review materials. 214 more words

Kindergarten Classroom

Video Review Lessons - A Student Video Project

This is the point in the new school year at which many teachers are wrapping their first units of the study of the year. One of the activities that I did to wrap-up and review units of study was to have students create short video lessons about topics we covered in each unit. 865 more words

Kindergarten Classroom