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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...

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Get to Know Don Wettrick – A Member...

There’s Something About Don… Don Wettrick is the founder of StartEdUp, author of “Pure Genius: Building a Culture of Innovation and Taking 20% Time to the Next Level,” and Innovation Specialist at Noblesville High School, central IN. Don...

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What’s New for CUE in 2018 —...

In this episode, we talked with the Director of Member Engagement, Cate Tolnai! We spun her wheel of fun and shared what to expect in 2018 with CUE! We went over some tools like: Mug Life Peanut Gallery Teacher’s Guide to Tech classroomscreen...

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Students Teaching Teachers

I first brought my students along to present at the Kern CUE Tech Fest in 2014 and attracted about 20 participants. My presentation team consisted of 7 students classified as Tier 2 or Tier 3 behavior intervention students. I had a few of my...

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Design To The Edges

There have been many instances that stand out in my mind when discussions with non-educators have sparked ideas and blog posts. I often find that some of the best ideas come from those outside of the profession. My favorite came out of a...

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Social Justice Virtual Book Club —...

Are you interested in connecting your high school students with other learners to discuss relevant issues? Teacher Librarian Katie J. McNamara (the founder of #CALibChat) is organizing a virtual book club centered on social justice issues. The...

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Sketchnoting 101, for Those with Little...

Sketchnoting — creating notes with visuals, sketches or doodles — can be powerful. It’s powerful for the sketcher — visual notes capture ideas in ways that are more likely to stick in the brain by nature. It’s powerful for the viewer — it...

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Future Shifts

“We are getting kids ready for jobs that do not exist” has been a mantra of frustration that has been bandied about the educational ecosystem for far more than the last several years.  A mantra that I believe to not only be wrong focused, but...

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Walking Your Why

“Why do you care?” –  Just four words. Pretty simple question. But it captured all of my thoughts one day. This question was posed after I vented to a friend. I shared some frustration about what I call “running on the...