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lessons from distance learning

we had an interesting discussion during one of our recent faculty meetings over zoom this past week.  i had seen this topic on twitter: what have we learned that we can take into the fall when we go back to school?  so i posed this question to my teachers.  we got some interesting and thought-provoking… Continue reading lessons from distance learning

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teaching tip 47: set up a teacher website.

i dragged my feet on setting up a teacher website.  i didn’t know if it was worth it.  my district is small so if i want to talk to a teacher or student, it’s easy.  i actually signed up for one last year.  however, i didn’t do much with it.  but i finally worked on… Continue reading teaching tip 47: set up a teacher website.

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the first day.

so it’s the first day. there’s all sorts of expectations – both for the students and the teachers. and there’s only one thing you can do…be prepared for anything. this is the prezi that i use to introduce my students to my class.  we go over a little info about me and then get into… Continue reading the first day.

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teaching tip 39. use youtube.

i hope that youtube is not blocked at your school for teachers.  i’ve come to find that it’s an awesome resource.  there is so much out there for all grade levels and subjects.  i also use prezi pretty much every day, and it is so easy to embed youtube videos into them. youtube gives you… Continue reading teaching tip 39. use youtube.

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top ed tech finds of 2013

education technology had some interesting new things happening.  you can’t do everything obviously, but here’s a handful of the most promising and most useful things for teachers to me this past year… a very interesting slideshow on how to prepare students for Web 3.0 learning, aka the future of web learning and interactions. 10 Google… Continue reading top ed tech finds of 2013

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teaching tip 6. embrace technology.

i’ll start by saying that i am my school’s instructional technology facilitator. that being said, i only know a small portion of what i should about education and technology. i just try things. i’m always up for that. i use what i like and disgard what doesn’t work. why it’s important the world is VERY… Continue reading teaching tip 6. embrace technology.