Monthly Archives: February 2014

Burn Your Agendas: Five Ed Tech Organizational Tools For Teachers and Students

If you’re a teacher, it’s likely that you asked your students to take out their homework pads and to jot an assignment down.  If you’re a parent, it’s likely that your student has an agenda of some kind (perhaps you … Continue reading

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Nonfiction Technology That Transforms To Meet Readers At Their Ability Level

If you haven’t seen NewsELA yet, stop reading this and check it out at http://www.NewsELA.com. Still here?  Shame on you.  Here it is in a nutshell.  NewsELA allows students to read news articles on current events.  (I’ve noticed that many … Continue reading

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Common Core and the Emergence of Non-Fiction

With all the recent Common Core commotion (all that fussing and finger pointing), it can be hard to keep a level head – in the classroom and on the message boards.  Here, I’m hoping to set sensationalism aside for a … Continue reading

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Top 5 Uses of Google Docs for Educators

 1.    Creating and Sharing Lesson Plans. Google Docs were practically built on the ability to share and collaborate on documents.  In recent years, educators have been working to catch up on all of this collaboration business.  (We’ve just about made … Continue reading

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