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Headspace Free Trial & Videos

Recently I described how I used the Headspace app to help my students learn how to mindfully meditate at the start of each class period. 223 more words

Rick

Thinking Skills & The DigiTeacher

There is a commonly held view that teaching Thinking Skills and Technology go hand in hand. Somehow the use of digital media will transform educational practice and the critical thinking skills we so desperately need in the twenty-first century will fall into place. 1,672 more words

Web 2.0 Tools

Over 70 STEMtastic Sites!

I think the post title says it all.

Visit HERE for many, many STEM sites and resources.

Rick

Travel and geography as a political act

Every once in a while, while traveling around the country, I’ll get the chance to meet and chat with one of them. My daughter calls them fanboys. 1,294 more words

Wiebe

Socrates was thinking about lawyers one day

Socrates said:

“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.”

Not every item on calendars and lists of tasks is fruitful. Nor every client or matter.

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Google Dashboard: A Connected-World Teaching Tool for All Ages

If you use Google, take a few minutes to check out the Google Dashboard and look over a detailed digital footprint snapshot of your Google activities. 386 more words

Parents And Technology

#Leadupchat Launching

Twitter has become such a powerful learning network for educators, certainly beyond anything anyone would have imagined years ago when it launched. When I first started using Twitter in 2008 it was still text message based, but the opportunity for expansion was evident. 132 more words

Leadership