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Twitter is a Teacher Superpower! Part 3 of...

By CUE guest blogger Jo-Ann Fox Twitter has become a powerful place for educators to collaborate and to build a strong Personal Learning Network (PLN). Social media has redefined how teachers connect and collaborate with each other. At one time...

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To Blog or Not To Blog Is No Longer a...

By CUE Member and guest blogger Jennifer Wagner As many of us begin our new school year, our plates are already full- piled high with things we already know we can’t get done: new students to get to know, new standards (for many), perhaps...

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What’s a Personal Learning Network (PLN)...

Everyone knows there’s the J.L.A. (Justice League of America) and lately you’ve probably heard of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division), but the most important superhero organization that you can...

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Core Leadership Summit 2013 on Blended and...

The 2013 Core Leadership Summit, titled “Blended and Personalized Learning: Conversations for 21st Century Learners,” offered almost 200 leaders and administrators three featured speakers Barbara Nemko, Alan November, Catlin Tucker; one panel...

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Flip Your School! Systemic Approaches to the...

Flipped Classrooms—one of the latest buzzwords to hit education.  A trend?  Perhaps, but what it does allow is teachers to focus more on developing students’ skills and performance towards college and career readiness. You may see one or even...

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Flipped Learning in the Elementary Classroom

By CUE guest author Lisa Highfill for the Spring OnCUE Journal When asked what I teach, I like to say I teach thinking—how to think, not what to think. I strive to support my students’ schemas for learning by using inquiry-based lessons, which...

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7 Ways CUE Made Me a Better Teacher

By Nancy Minicozzi, CUE Member and Guest Blogger When I started the Innovative Educators Advanced Studies Certificate (IEASC), I expected to learn about innovative educational techniques. After all, it was in the name of the program. And since...

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CUE the Lights…on With the Show!

Preview of CUE CEO Mike Lawrence’s UpFront Column in the upcoming Summer 2013 issue of the OnCUE Journal.   While my parents weren’t classroom teachers, it is clear looking back that they understood the power of media as an...

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Autonomy for Teachers Breeds Growth and...

By CUE Guest Blogger Principal Eric Sheninger At the suggestion of several of my teacher leaders, I decided to employ a job-embedded growth model. They wanted time to expand professional growth opportunities, see how to integrate Web2.0 tools...

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Empowering the Learning Cycle Through...

Captured on March 15, 2013, in Palm Springs, California, Ramsey Musallam, a California-based high school chemistry teacher, shares tools and discusses the principles and practices of teaching utilizing the technology of videos in creating...