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Sharing Humanity in the Classroom

If you’re like me, I love engaging students with short videos. I especially love short inspirational videos that get my students to think. I use them as starters for writing, discussions, or even teaching specific concepts. Strangely, most of...

Inundated by Privacy Policies?

Has your inbox been inundated with privacy policies and statements of disclosure for the software or websites you use?  If so, you are not alone.  Recent changes to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has triggered a flood of...

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Light a Spark

Adobe Spark is not a new tool, but if you haven’t checked it out lately, you don’t know Spark. In April, Adobe announced that they would make this creation tool free for students and teachers, and they would throw in all the premium features to...

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Design with Students in Mind

If we were to sit in one of the 26 desks in our classroom, what would we see?  What would our day be like as we moved through the school, from class to class at the sound of the bell 6, maybe 7, times a day?  The halls of our buildings have...

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TLC Ninja: Tammy Lind Brings Makerspaces...

Tammy Lind believes that maker is an innovative mindset that both teachers and students should have, and she prefers having the makerspace in the classroom instead of in the library or a specialized room. She explains why and talks about her...

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AR and VR: Hype or Real Engagement?

I am completely fascinated by augmented reality and virtual reality. I mean it is freaking COOL! Of course, cool doesn’t always mean it’s the best tool to use in the classroom. Sometimes a tool is just flashy new gadget, without any real payoff...

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CUE Legislative Update – July 2018

California Senate votes to establish net neutrality State Senator Scott Wiener introduced SB 822 to establish California net neutrality rules and policies to take the place of the repealed Federal net neutrality rules. SB 822 states the intent...

Summertime PD

Ah, summer! That time of year when educators say we are going to take a break but in actuality, we continue to think about school. We might be at the pool, visiting family, or on vacation, but we still have our teacher hat on. And as such, we...

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Your Inside Google Scoop

If you are a Google Certified Innovator or Trainer you probably have been bursting at the seams with some serious news! Google is rolling out some amazing updates this coming Fall, and it’s time to share that inside scoop.  So what is next for...