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Painting Canvas

When Skills (Not Product) Are the Focus

I recently introduced an activity in my 2nd-5th grade classrooms that involved making mosaic art via Google Drawings. It was a great activity that I first saw on Eric Curts’ blog...

TeacherSpotlight

Innovating Beyond the Classroom

Educators across the nation are doing some amazing things in their classrooms. I first came across Liz’s Twitter page when looking for meaningful ways to leverage EdTech in the...

Bookcase with Many Books

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...

Social Emotional Well Being

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...

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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...

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...

Conference podium

Want to Grow as an Educator? PRESENT!

I was recently involved in a #caedchat Twitter chat in which the question was posed – “What is the value of speaking at a conference? How does one go about doing so?” This...