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The Power Of Can’t

  Words have power…we know this…we say this, but let us really think about this. There has been one word that I have been hearing a lot of lately- the word is “can’t”. It seems as though I am hearing this...

Doug Robertson

CUE-D Up with Sarah Thomas — Featuring...

There’s Something About Doug… By day, Doug is an elementary school teacher known on the internet as The Weird Teacher, which also happens to be his twitter handle (@TheWeirdTeacher). By afternoon and weekend, he is a husband to a loving...

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Expanded Support to Sustain Net Neutrality 

With the FCC plan to eliminate net neutrality heading toward becoming a formal regulation, opponents are now moving on two fronts.  First, 21 states and the District of Columbia filed suit in federal court to block the FCC’s turnabout. In the...

#SketchCUE is Here!!

My favorite ed tech event of the year is Spring CUE Conference in Palm Springs.  Not only do I get to go and learn, but I get to hang out with all my amazing PLN people face to face.  These people are online colleagues, but I’m proud to...

lisa highfill

CUE-D up with Sarah Thomas — Featuring...

There’s Something About Lisa… Lisa Highfill is an instructional technology coach in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned her masters in educational technology leadership and has been a classroom teacher for more than twenty years. As a...

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The Importance Of Feedback

One of my roles as Director of Educational Technology for the Roseville City School District is to lead changes with grading and support teachers with their grade books. One thing that keeps coming up in my learning is the importance of...

Valerie Lewis

CUE-D Up with Sarah Thomas — Featuring...

There’s Something About Valerie… Valerie Lewis is dedicated to the transformation of learning through engaging and creative activities for ALL students. She founded AppleSeed Learning to offer learning through community-based cultural...

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Oprah-fy Your PD

In 2004, Oprah Winfrey created one of TV Guide’s 100 Biggest Moments in Television when she infamously gave away cars to her entire studio audience.  One of the biggest quotes to come out of the show has even been turned into a meme, “You get a...

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Erin Klein — The True Disruptor!!

If you haven’t gotten to know the work of Erin Klein on social media or on her blog, Kleinspiration, consider this your personal invitation. Erin is a generous and creative educator who shares her ideas and innovation across the globe. In...

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The Game…

I am blessed with two amazing children. Both incredibly smart, but both quite different. My son, Trevor, used to be that kid who always walked around with a book in his hand. He would read any chance he got. He devoured the entire Harry Potter...