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2018-2019 Conference Speaker Submission...

As a long time CUE fangirl, I have spent many hours organizing and crafting my speaker submissions so that I can ensure the best chances of getting accepted and sharing my ideas with the larger CUE audience. Some years I’m way ahead of...

Coach

Coaching is not just for the New Teacher

The traditional model of coaching in education has always focused on supporting new teachers. This assumes, of course, that the rest of us who have been in the classroom for years are not in need of growth and improvement. In this recent...

sheet music with computer mouse

Let All the Children Boogie

(Apologies to David Bowie) One way to move up the SAMR ladder is to have students create multimedia projects. Did you know there are lots of places where you can easily find free music and sound effects to include in your work? Dig CC Mixter...

Makerspaces in Education

The Makerspace movement has been sweeping through the education world over the last few years.  Many images of these Makerspaces have been populating Pinterest and making appearances at conferences, but does everyone fully understand their...

Two Signs with Choice pointed in opposite directions

Choosing Little Changes

You’ve seen the blog posts. You’ve read the Tweets. Heck, you may have even read the research. Well, what are you doing about it? Choice in the classroom matters. Are you finding ways to give your students choice? Many of us work in traditional...

TLC Ninja Coffee Bean Featuring Bill Selak

Bringing music into your classroom is so much more than just singing songs or going to a music teacher. In Episode 39 of TLC Ninja, Bill Selak shares easy ways in which teachers can incorporate music into their curriculum. Check out the full...

Sparking Art

Bringing art into a classroom can make lessons more engaging, while at the same time adding fun and a welcome change of pace for students. Thankfully, you don’t have to scour the Internet for relevant projects. There are several sites dedicated...

Feedback with Ben Cogswell and Part 4 on...

Feedback on the work you are doing is vital for not only your own professional growth but as well as that of your audience.  We all need to know that the work we are doing is helping others and what areas of improvement may be needed. ...