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Tag - Creativity and Imagination

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When Skills (Not Product) Are the Focus

I recently introduced an activity in my 2nd-5th grade classrooms that involved making mosaic art via Google Drawings. It was a great activity that I first saw on Eric Curts’ blog...

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Share Your Best Work

  Peter Paccone describes 8 ways you can share your best lessons, ideas and more with your fellow teachers! In a recent Edutopia article, Peter Paccone writes that teachers who share...

3D Printing

Dream, Design, Create… 3D Printing

My Tech Toolbelt Podcast episode 22 3D Printing – Dream Design Create – Brian Adams Have you thought about exploring the world of 3D printers? Do you have a 3D Printer, but not...

My Tech Toolbelt episode 18 Hour of Code

Want More Hour of Code?

With Computer Science week ending, you don’t have to stop coding with your students. Keep doing Hour of Code in your classroom every week. Take a listen to the My Tech Toolbelt...

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Wait. Don’t Wait. Write.

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of sitting in a workshop led by the legendary Ralph Fletcher. When I first started teaching, his book What a Writer Needs transformed the way I taught...

TLC Ninja Coffee Bean Featuring John Miller

John Miller weaves tales throughout his History class using Minecraft. In Episode 26 of TLC Ninja, John describes the impact using Minecraft has had with his students: high engagement and...

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Give Them The Choice!

We all know that when students are engaged in a lesson it is much more successful. How to you get students engaged? How do you motivate them? I have found that by giving my students choice...