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Common Core Standards – CUE blogs that discuss them

It’s New Year’s…Yeah...

Happy New Year!! This day is often a time for retrospection and planning forward. People create lists of things they want to accomplish in the coming year. There is hope, there is renewal…but is there actual change? I know that I, for...

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CUE Members Contribute to the Future of...

As we look around in a room filled with twenty-one educators selected from various parts of California for our very first California Department of Education’s Computer Science Standards Advisory Committee (CS SAC) on September 25th, 2017, the...

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Getting Animated With Google Slides and...

I’m going to go into some detail about the process my class used to animate our Google Slides, but I got all my information from Sam Patterson’s blog here. Follow Sam, he’s good people (plural, if you count the puppets)...

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Write, Review, Repeat with the Tsunami...

Getting students to write, present their work, or even read can be hard work. Over the past few years, I have tackled different approaches to get students to present in my World Language and Computer Science classroom, including Iron Chef...

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A Novel Idea For Student Writing

Jessie was an angry 8th grader, a fiery girl who had far better things to do than listen to a teacher and do homework. And when I told her class that they would spend the first semester writing their own novels, Jessie rolled her eyes and...

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Tech This Out- Math Instruction

June is upon us which means if your school isn’t on hiatus for the summer, the end is near. For many educators that might mean family trips, time to catch up on projects, and a much needed break from the classrooms we pour our hearts into for...

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CUE Rock Star Camp NGSS Edition...

In my 23 years of teaching, I have attended many different professional development conferences. Of those, CUE Rock Star Teacher Camps have been, by far, the most valuable. The sessions at CUE RS Camps are relevant to 21st century learning and...

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Own It!

We’ve all been there: the time when a district needs to adopt a new curriculum. We look at all the curriculums, we narrow them down, and finally choose one. The boxes start to roll in and we become overwhelmed by the amount of materials...

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Farewell, Lecture?

A selection of this post appears in the Winter, 2016 issue of OnCUE as our 5 Trends to Love/5 Trends to Lose series. This is in the Lose list. To read the full text of “Farewell, Lecture?” follow this link. “Farewell, Lecture...

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CUE Supported Legislation Approved by Gov...

CUE Advocacy Update Assembly Bill 2329, Computer Science Plan by Assemblywoman Bonilla was signed by Governor Brown September 27th, 2016. This bill was actively supported by CUE as well as most of the education associations potentially part of...