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Edmodocon 2013

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

My best buddy and partner in crime, Liz Calderwood, and I are presenting at Edmodocon 2013 this summer! I hope you will join us online on August 7th, 2013 and view all the presentations. We are one of 15 presenters chosen for this global, virtual and free conference. Registration is now OPEN , so please reserve your spot!

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#EDvice: Entry Points for Change

A Principal's Reflections

Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 42(4), 357-377. Cheung, A. & Slavin, R. Effects of one-to-one computing and teacher professional development on student achievement in high school mathematics. American Educational Research Journal, 50(3), 568-596. DeWitt, S. & Watson, J.

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Reflections On 2013-This Year's Most Popular Posts

The Web20Classroom

As 2013 comes to a close let''s take a quick look at the most popular posts here over the course of the last year. 2013 year in review' It seems the voices, both for and against the Common Core State Standards got louder over the past year. Happy New Year! photo credit: GraceOda via photopin cc.

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Using Pop Culture to Teach Writing Skills

The CoolCatTeacher

She is a 2013 recipient of the Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award. In 2013 she was named Boston Red Sox Most Valuable Educator. In 2007, she was named a member of the USA Today All-Teacher Team, and in 2011 she was awarded the Massachusetts Commonwealth Award in Creative Leadership.

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4 Question Types for Deeper Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Take the following observation pulled from research by Tofade, Elsner, and Haines (2013): Well-crafted questions lead to new insights, generate discussion, and promote the comprehensive exploration of subject matter. Elsner, J., & & Haines, S. Best practice strategies for effective use of questions as a teaching tool.

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Boost Morale with These Simple Strategies

A Principal's Reflections

2013) The role of supervisor autonomy support, organizational support, and autonomous and controlled motivation in predicting employees' satisfaction and turnover intentions, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 22:4, 450-460. Gift appropriate rewards The key word above is appropriate. Newstrom, J.W. and McLaughlin, F.S.

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iGoogle shutting down Nov 1, 2013 - here are some alternatives

Educational Technology Guy

iGoogle, Google''s customizable start page , is shutting down and will not be available after November 1, 2013. Google has decided that iGoogle has outlived it''s usefulness with the new apps and technologies that are now available.

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