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20+ Ideas to Supercharge Classroom Creativity

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Go to to download artwork guidelines, an entry form, official rules, and the lesson plan today. If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF.

Take Two: Clever’s Newest Effort to Help Teachers Try Before They Buy Edtech


To continue encouraging teachers to find tools while still keeping tabs on what they’re using, Racine has asked them to turn to another destination: the Clever Library. Soft-launched last summer, the library currently houses more than 100 educational apps, which teachers can browse by subjects or categories (like assessment or presentation tools). With the Clever Library, the company aims to give teachers more agency in finding and trying new products.

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Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

Strategic planning for edtech is an endless journey—and not just because of constantly evolving hardware and software. Most educators look at the cost of their device and software, but what they need to understand is that the total cost includes PD, tech support, sustainability.

What’s New


Tech & Learning Rounds Up a Summary of New Tools for Schools Software & Online GOOGLE FOR EDUCATION UPDATES ( ) Google for Education announced updates and new tools to help teachers keep innovation alive in their classrooms.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools


The software takes advantage of Casio’s Natural Display technology for input and output of mathematical expressions. The application is free to download from the App Store or Google Play.

Makerspace Starter Kit Updated

The Daring Librarian

Three years ago I shared with you what I was buying to boost our Makerspace area using four empty Library study carrels that no longer held desktop Macs. No software needed! Because, I found that bananas in the library spoil pretty fast!

Infuse Middle School Science with Project-Based Learning

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Students may complete additional research using library resources and present information on a class VoiceThread. The design criteria and constraints also act as a rubric, providing students a guideline for successful completion of the project. During the brainstorming phase, groups create and share a Google Drive document so that all group members can contribute ideas. Design and modeling can be low-tech, using paper and pencil, or high-tech, using design software.

The TeacherCast Ultimate Guide To Podcasting


They are all coming to your blog or website to learn something and the best way to keep them coming back is to ask them questions, possibly through a Google Form Survey, to get a better sense of topics that you may wish to turn into podcast or blog topics. February: Google for Education.

The Biggest Give-Away Yet - Thank You Readers and my Personal Learning Network!


Though my subscriber number reaches well over 1,000, I''ve been planning on doing a give-away once my Google Friend Connect number reached 1,000. She also focuses on building a classroom library of high-interest books, and above all on modeling appropriate and authentic reading behaviors.

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” In other MIT news : “MIT task force releases preliminary ‘Future of Libraries ’ report.” ” Google announced it was cutting jobs in its Google Fiber division. And Google has put plans to expand Fiber to more cities on hold. And Google is getting into the whiteboard business. ” Edsurge points to new guidelines for education companies participating in Y Combinator ’s startup accelerator program.

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The Department of Education has released its newly proposed guidelines for school accountability. And speaking of copyrighting a language of a warlike people, the Oracle v Google case had its closing arguments this week. On Thursday, the judge gave Google the victory , ruling that the company’s use of the Java API fell under fair use provisions. The Common Core aligned reading software maker had raised $1.8 Education Politics.


Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

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DIRECTIONS: The Google Slide presentation will be made available for viewing after the presentation. We will also discuss the uses of Google Hangouts, Google Forms for gathering information, and wordpress for establishing a web presence for a project.

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“Obama administration guidelines for LGBT student protections under Title IX remain in place, and the student codes at Liberty and Bob Jones Universities appear to violate them,” says Inside Higher Ed. ” (Did you know he recorded his first mixtape at the Chicago Public Library’s YOUmedia studio ?). The company, which makes multimedia presentation software, has raised $30.2 Education Politics.

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” I’m more interested in hearing about segregation and state laws in Mississippi than the adaptive learning software a school is using. There have been several stories recently calling the Google Books project a failure. ” Google announces more updates to its pseudo-LMS, Google Classroom. ” Via CNBC : “Google exec, Mark Cuban agree that these college majors are the most robot-resistant.” Education Politics.

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