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Tip of the Week: Video games equal effective formative assessment

Last month at the AESA conference, Curtis Chandler and I had the opportunity to do a presentation on gamification in education. I always have fun working with Curtis and when we get the chance to talk about games, even better. 1,141 more words

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Google My Maps: Life just got way more fun for us geography nerds

Long time readers of History Tech already know how much I love maps. They how much I love Google goodies. So they also know that Google Earth and Google Maps just might be the sweetest tools of all time. 502 more words

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History Labs - Creating academic discomfort in your students

Several years ago, during one of our four day summer Teaching American History seminars, 40 of my middle teachers had the opportunity to work with… 572 more words

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Writing Navigator: Supports literacy standards, makes your life easier, free

With the coming of the Common Core Literacy Standards for History / Government, the NCSS national standards, and the adoption of new social studies standards in Kansas, I’ve seen a ton of classroom teachers get stressed out about the whole reading and writing thing. 539 more words

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15 reasons for not using technology

Okay.

My life pretty much revolves around technology. I just spent 15 minutes helping a colleague set up Messages on her Macbook. My family of four is constantly connected via a text group. 561 more words

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Tip of the Week: Edublog Awards 2014

This sort of thing is always a bit weird. I usually tweet or post something about the Edublog Awards every year. But this is the first time that I’ve done it when my site has been a finalist. 283 more words

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4 free tools for making your own maps

Most of us are very familiar with Google Maps, Google Earth, Google Tour Builder, and ArcGIS. Awesome tools all. But there are other tools out there to help you and your kids create and share maps. 208 more words

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