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It's not about you or me, it's about them...

Those words really resonated with me when I attended a training recently.  Even though we are focused on students sometimes we need these words as reminders.   313 more words


Choice and Voice in the Classroom

This post is written by guest blogger Melissa Motes, Director of Instructional Technology from DeKalb, Texas.  

“If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.” – … 822 more words


33 Ways to Reflect or Close a Lesson

33 Ways to Reflect, or Close a Lesson

  1. Futureme.org
    1. Students can e-mail themselves a letter in the future
  2. Exit Ticket
    1. Google Forms can be a great tool to simply get a quick exit ticket…
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Lesson Transformed: A Blog Series

This is the first in a series of posts, transforming traditional lessons to engaging experiences for students, which exemplify the premises of the Visioning Document… 255 more words


Modeling Through Collaboration

This post is written by guest blogger Meghan Zigmond, 1st grade teacher and Technology Facilitator at H. G. Olsen Elementary in Port Aransas, Texas.

In these days of digital tools running amok in our schools, we often need to take a step back and ask ourselves if we are really setting proper examples of how to use them in productive and creative ways. 373 more words


Digital Badges for Professional Development

Article V: Organizational Transformation within the Visioning Document includes the premise below, indicating the need for a climate and conditions that support .

V.c The overall quality of the present teaching force is excellent, and most teachers are capable and willing to take on their new designer role if their sense of moral purpose for entering teaching is honored, and if they are provided relevant development opportunities and a climate and conditions that support them.
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Using QR Codes to Display Student Work

Educators are challenged within Creating a New Vision for Public Education in Texas to make evident student work products and performance-based assessments reflecting mastery of rigorous content and incorporating 21st century skills.   314 more words