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Flipping a Classroom Without Videos

The first thing that comes to many educators minds when they think about flipping their classroom is assigning videos for students to consume online of a lesson that could have been delivered in class.  The idea being that the lesson delivery...

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So you think you know Slides?

Everyone loves Google Slides. They are free, device agnostic, and easy to use for a variety of purposes. They have all the collaborative power of Google. You can even add to the default theme options by importing free themes from Slidescarnival...

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Seeing is Believing: When Teachers Showcase...

It’s 6 pm on a Tuesday evening in May and an excited sixth-grade student is vehemently explaining to a group of parents how green screen technology works, while other teachers and district administrators are asking the student’s teacher how...

Take a Tour

Several years ago, Google launched Tour Builder as a part of their Geo Tools collection. It was originally created for veterans in order to help share their stories, show where they had been, and save memories. Since then, many others...

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Forgetting ISTE

As I settled in to relax this holiday week, I thought it was a good time to look back and reflect on the #ISTE18 or rather for me, the #NotatISTE experience. I read lots of Twitter posts during the conference, gathered some great inspiration...

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TLC Ninja: Jen Roberts shares her secrets

Jen Roberts, author of Power Up: Making the Shift to 1:1 Teaching and Learning, tells Lisa and Nancy about the secret ways she leverages tech to keep an eye on how her students are reading in her 9th grade English class. In fact, her methods...

EduProtocols, CUE News and More, Oh My!

In the latest edition of TOSAs Talking Tech podcast, we talk to CUE Executive Director Jon Corippo about his new book EduProtocol Field Guide. He discusses some of the thought processes behind the book, some great ways to use the protocols, how...

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Finding the Balance of Technology

I’m a digital junkie. I have a phone full of apps, a browser full of extensions, and a device in my hand, on my lap and on my arm. Of course, the one thing I love about summer as an educator are the times where I don’t even look at a screen...

AV/VR in the Classroom, on a Budget

Augmented and virtual reality is beginning to make its way into movies, gaming and many genres within education.  Educators have been finding ways to enhance lessons with virtual solar systems that allow students to explore the entire Milky Way...