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TeacherFunder

New Program for Crowdfunding Teacher Needs

Teachers, prepare yourselves – a new program started by website TeacherFunder.com is giving Donors Choose a run for their money…but to your benefit! TeacherFunder allows teacher participants to apply for funding from generous donors...

Legislative Advocacy

CUE Legislative Update – January 2019

Tony Thurmond Becomes State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond, educator and public school parent, and recent Assembly Member, took his oath of office as California’s twenty-eighth State Superintendent of Public Instruction...

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Benefits of CUE Membership

Did you know CUE Membership is now FREE? If you are a teacher or school administrator you should have a CUE membership! The 22,000+ member network that is CUE is a PLN that I am grateful everyday. There is a premium membership for only...

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 classroom. Liz’s page boasts tons of STEM activities...

Leroy's Big Idea

Get Behind Leroy’s Big Idea

Applications for this year’s Leroy Finkel Fellowship (aka Leroy’s Big Idea) are currently open. This fellowship is open to all part-time or full-time K-20 educators who are CUE members and is intended to promote leadership in the...

Classroom Newsletters Go Digital

Classroom Newsletters Go Digital

I was all about the weekly classroom newsletter as a beginning kindergarten teacher. It had cutesy graphics by DJ Inkers, homework information, tips and tricks for parents, and what I thought was an abundance of resources for my classroom...

Crayola Markers

Crayola Helps Teach Students About...

Teachers trust, love, and know the brand Crayola well. Now they’ve gone and done something to make us love them even more! Crayola recently started an initiative they are calling “ColorCycle” – a new sustainability...

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 September and have gone unread while work and extracurricular...

Digital Literacy: More Important Than Ever

In a world where our students are bombarded with media, the topic of Digital Literacy is on the minds of teachers and administrators alike. What is Digital Literacy? How do we decipher media for relevancy? What is “Fake News”? What...

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 article, author Lori Desautels details some emotional...