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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 question got me thinking (as they usually do) and it...

Legislative Advocacy

CUE Legislative Update – December 2018

CUE Hosts Fall CUE Forum for State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI) Candidates: After much planning with several challenges, the CUE staff organized a public forum at the Fall CUE Conference which provided an opportunity for Marshall...

My Tech Toolbelt episode 18 Hour of Code

Want More Hour of Code?

With Computer Science week ending, you don’t have to stop coding with your students. Keep doing Hour of Code in your classroom every week. Take a listen to the My Tech Toolbelt Podcast episode 18, featuring Jillian Hoffman a 4th grade...

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Computational Thinking for the Digital Age

As Computer Science Education Week wraps up, some teachers may be looking ahead for the “What’s Next?” If you were inspired by this week’s activities or if any of the activities you did in your classroom got you pumped...

Hour of Code

Dive into Computer Science with Hour of Code!

The holidays aren’t the only thing we can look forward to celebrating this December! This coming week marks the start of Computer Science Education Week (December 3-9). Computer Science Education Week is held annually in recognition of...

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Taking a (Mini) Cue from CUE18

“Can we do this again, so we can attend sessions that we couldn’t do this time?” was my favorite question asked by my teaching staff.  Are we talking about CUE18?  No, but we could have been! My teachers at Macy Elementary are completely amped...

connected educator

What’s A Connected Educator, Anyway?

“Well, we’re all connected educators.  We’re all online, you know.  There’s nothing special about that.  What’s the big deal?” That’s the response I get from teachers who are unclear on this radical new thing called being a connected educator. ...

TLC Ninja Coffee Bean Featuring Sandra Chow

Sandra Chow was first featured on TLC Ninja Episode 18. In it she discusses how she incorporates Virtual Reality into classrooms. Can’t afford to take your students to China to experience the Great Wall? Then bring the wall into your...

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Is it October already?

When my podcasting partner, Lisa Nowakowski, aka NowaTechie, and I saw the application to become Social Media Champs for CUE last April, we were excited by the possibility of expanding our audience and getting to share what we do with a wider...

PoPPCon

PoPPCon is Coming!

PoPPCon, The Power of Pathways and Partnerships Conference, is an “un-conventional” experience for educators, administrators, and partners from community, post-secondary, and industry where participants can take a deep dive into a...