Stuk.io Ruby on Rails Coding Courses: 2-Yr Subscription

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KEY FEATURES Stuk.io is redefining online learning with their practical streamlined approach to helping you reach your tech goals. Build a portfolio of 24 real apps, created by you, to score your dream web developer job or bring your brilliant start-up idea to life without expensive developer costs. Stuk.io prides itself on their excellent student…

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Small Moves: The Key To Digital Leadership

I’m a huge movie fan. Many of my favorite films are science fiction, which if you know me is probably a foregone conclusion. I love Star Wars, Star Trek, The Last Starfighter, Dune… the list goes on for days. One of my favorite sci-fi films is Contact, based on the book by Carl Sagan. If…

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Why Teachers Need to Embrace New Technology (or How to Stay Relevant to your Students)

In case you haven’t noticed, we live in an age of technology. Tech has permeated every area of our lives.  No longer house within the confines of a dark, moldy basement, tech is in our pockets, our homes, our places of work, our cars, our hospitals, and our schools. Yes, it’s in our schools. Whether…

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Using iPads in the Middle School Classroom – A Case Study

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This post is from our contributing author, Brooke Whitlow, on how she is using iPads in the middle school classroom.  If you’d like to contribute articles, check out this page. I had a great week of incredible student learning and I just had to share with you all. After I made the switch to Tech…

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Do Your Students Think You’re Nice?

I heard a story of a new teacher shortly after they began their career. As the teacher walked through the hall between classes, taking a break before planning, he moved through the hallway as gracefully as anyone would surrounded by several dozen students swarming their lockers. Many times, the teacher uttered, “excuse me”, “pardon me”,…

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The Tech Can’t Be the Focus

With all the new technology that is available for education, it’s hard not to focus on which tech is the right tech to use. Which gadget, which software, which tablet, which smartphone… which is right? Here’s the big point: The tech can’t be the focus because the tech doesn’t matter. What we do with the…

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How to Write a Buttload of Blog Posts This Year

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A Post a Day Keeps The Traffic Coming Your Way… I’m committing myself to writing more blog posts this year.  In fact, I’ll be posting every day. Sounds crazy I know, but that’s my plan.  It might be yours, too. You may have seen my post in which I revealed my goals and even gave…

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My Goals for 2015 and How to Set and Achieve Your Own 2015 Goals

How to Make 2015 Your Best Blogging Year Ever

New Year, New Goals, New Awesome As we enter another year, I’ve taken some time to evaluate where I stand with this blog and my efforts online. Over the past few months, I completed my degree and began my journey into the world of teaching. This blog took a back seat to those efforts for…

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How to Use Evernote As Your Blogging Organizer

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The more time I spend with Evernote, the more I wish I’d started making REAL use of the service a long time ago. However, hindsight is always 20/20 and all I can do now is make sure I take advantage of everything Evernote has to offer from now on. I’ve already talked about some creative…

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What is NaBloPoMo And Why Should Teachers Care?

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I’ve written in the past about how much I believe that teachers should be blogging. I’ve expressed why I think you should blog every day and why you shouldn’t (it sounds like a contradiction, but both techniques are valid and serve different purposes). I love challenges that make me step up my blogging game and…

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10 Creative Ways Teachers Can Use Evernote

10 Creative Ways Teachers Can Use Evernote

I don’t remember exactly when I signed up for Evernote, but I know it was several years ago. Probably even as far back as the beta in 2008. Regretfully, I haven’t really taken advantage of this amazing and powerful tool as much as I probably should have. That’s all changing now. I recently read this…

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New Series – Things They Don’t Teach in Teacher School

Things They Don't Teach in Teacher School

Many of you who know me are aware that I’m in the midst of my student teaching semester. While the experience has been amazing and I’ll be sharing many wonderful stories with you over the coming weeks, there are some stories that aren’t so wonderful that I’ll be sharing as well. I find myself in a…

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How to Use iPads with Google Classroom

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If you have an iPad program in your school, you may be wondering how to use iPads with Google Classroom.  You may even be wondering if it’s possible, given the amazing integration offered by using Chromebooks with Google Apps for Education. Have no fear, you can use Google Classroom with your iPads, no sweat. Thanks…

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