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Top Eight Reasons To Become Certifiably Innovative with #CUEIEC

What is IEC, you say? CUE, along with Fresno Pacific University, has put together an amazing six month online Innovative Educator Certificate (IEC) program devoted to meeting your educational technology needs. Many schools have invested in various tech tools including tablets and laptops. This influx of technology has left many teachers with the desire to learn more about […] Read More

BOLD Classrooms Reimagines Your Room

Ed. Note- This program was formerly known as Classroom Cribs and has, since publication of this piece, been re-branded as BOLD Classrooms. This post has been updated to reflect the change. Environments impact life. The kind of environment an animal evolves in impacts what that animal becomes, what its strengths are, and how it approaches the world around […] Read More

Student Learners become Leaders of Learning – a LeRoy Finkel Fellowship Follow-up

[Ed. Note- Katherine Goyette was one of the finalists of the LeRoy Finkel Fellowship Program at this year’s CUE 2016 National Conference. This will be the first in an on-going series checking in with LeRoy’s Big Idea winners. Applications for next year's LeRoy Finkel Fellowship will open in September.] #TigerTechTeam is a student led technology club, affecting […] Read More

Encourage Students to Tell Their Stories On Film

A good film has the power to change us. Films reflect our fast changing world- socially, culturally, and globally. They inspire, provoke, inform, educate, and create an emotional connection to the subject matter. “Movies strike us in intensely personal ways,” wrote film critic Roger Ebert, “good ones get inside our skins.” Students today are growing […] Read More

Finding My Rock Star

This is a story about a shy, quiet teacher who pulled himself out of a rut and was pushed out of his comfort zone to share his passion with others. Back in 2004 I was in a ten-year rut. I was teaching from a textbook and using lessons made by others. I didn’t stand out […] Read More

CUE Live! at #CUE16

A million cool things were happening at the CUE 2016 National Conference in March. Some of those were documented here, here, and yes even here. But did you know that among all of that learning and laughing, interviews were happening? You probably did. You probably walked right by the stage where an interview was happening, turned […] Read More

A View From CUE: Day Three

The third and final day of the CUE 2016 National Conference has come to an end. Closing the day and conference was keynote speaker and sixth grade English and History teacher Pearl Arredondo. Pearl inspired those hardcore educators who remained until the end and was the perfect cap to three days of intense learning and awesomeness. "We […] Read More

A View From CUE: Day Two

Two days of the CUE 2016 National Conference are in the books. Two days of lessons, learning and lots of walking. The mood is much like the weather here in Palm Springs- bright without a cloud to be seen. Conferences, especially big ones, can take a toll on the attendees. The crowds, constant motion and […] Read More

A View From CUE: Day One

The CUE 2016 National Conference has taken over Palm Springs. Everywhere you look you see badged teachers wandering, tweeting, learning and laughing. Name badges with stickers and ribbons tell you who someone is and (more helpfully) who they are on twitter.* Schedules clutched, educators hustle from room to room, never making it completely to where […] Read More

CUE and You: The 2016 National Conference

It’s time to prepare yourself for one of the largest and most inspiring educational technology events in the nation. Welcome to the CUE 2016 National Conference in beautiful Palm Springs, CA. This year’s SOLD OUT event promises to outdo previous conferences and includes many new features targeting folks new to CUE as well as seasoned […] Read More