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Crayola Helps Teach Students About...

Teachers trust, love, and know the brand Crayola well. Now they’ve gone and done something to make us love them even more! Crayola recently started an initiative they are calling “ColorCycle” – a new sustainability...

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Ring in the New Year with a Good Read

My last week of winter break begins today and all I can think about is the enormous stack of books that is currently sitting on my desk – books that have been collected since September and have gone unread while work and extracurricular...

Digital Literacy: More Important Than Ever

In a world where our students are bombarded with media, the topic of Digital Literacy is on the minds of teachers and administrators alike. What is Digital Literacy? How do we decipher media for relevancy? What is “Fake News”? What...

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Teaching Students How to Cope

As a step-parent to a 13-year-old boy, I am all too familiar with the slew of emotional responses that teenagers are prone to giving their parents (and teachers!) In a recent Edutopia article, author Lori Desautels details some emotional...

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To Share or Not to Share…or to Sell?

Education Week recently published an article on their website that touched upon some issues Teachers Pay Teachers sellers had or were experiencing with the selling of their products on the TPT platform. The author also delves into the...

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Share Your Best Work

  Peter Paccone describes 8 ways you can share your best lessons, ideas and more with your fellow teachers! In a recent Edutopia article, Peter Paccone writes that teachers who share their work are reflective in their practice and striving...

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“Locked Mode” Goes Beta in...

Earlier this summer, Google announced their plans to introduce a new feature called “Locked Mode” for Forms – much to the anticipation of teachers across the globe. Locked Mode would prevent Chromebook quiz takers from...

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Become & Thrive as a Teacher

When I think back to the days I was working to earn my California teaching credential through the University of San Francisco, I am reminded of all the wonderings and worries I had. Am I in the right program? What happens if I change my mind...

Sharing Ideas with @Learning100

An important part of my role as a student learning coach in a K-5 building (with over 40 teachers) is to encourage each of them to implement new or different ideas whenever, wherever, and however they can in order to enhance student learning...

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Dream, Design, Create… 3D Printing

My Tech Toolbelt Podcast episode 22 3D Printing – Dream Design Create – Brian Adams Have you thought about exploring the world of 3D printers? Do you have a 3D Printer, but not sure what to do with it? Join us in our conversation...