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Educational Technology: Hand-drawn Videos

A few years ago, I sat through an in-service during which we watched a video. All I could remember about this video were two things: one, it was one of those hand-drawn videos; two, it talked about what motivates us. 1,131 more words

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Cooperative Learning - The Jigsaw Method

A very interesting approach to cooperative learning. I’d love to try this with kids learning computer science.

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5 Ways to Celebrate Holidays/Holydays in Your School

Holidays are often a key element in the annual calendar of our schools.  Christmas crafts, dreidel spinning, flag making, pumpkin carving, Chinese dragons and eating special foods enrich our programs.   803 more words



5 Great Playdough Recipes

Full disclosure:  I don’t create any of these.  They are just my favorite ones to make, some with the kids and some at home for the classroom. 337 more words


Bringing Podcasting Into the Classroom

Editor’s note: In the following post, Ford’s Theatre Teacher-in-Residence (summer 2016) Dave McIntire discusses how to use podcasting as a teaching tool for middle school students’ public speaking. 748 more words


URL too long?

There are times when you create a web link to share with others that’s just too long to write or remember. While in most cases you can simply copy and paste a long URL into an address bar, there are times when you may need to have people type it manually. 12 more words

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