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Tag - Future Ready

Upskilling

Next Gen Professional Development pt 2...

When I was about 14 years old, in the late 1970s, my parents opened a small ski shop. As part of the process, they allowed me to become a “certified technician” for the ski bindings. It was a real thing because one needed to be certified to be...

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Look Into the Future Ready

Future Ready SchoolsⓇ (FRS) is a bold effort to maximize digital learning opportunities and help school districts, whether public, private, or charter, move quickly toward preparing students for success. Schools that are Future Ready are those...

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What’s Your Resolution? Plus the CUE...

Celebrating New Years as a teacher is a strange proposition because we don’t operate on the calendar the way most people do. This isn’t the new year. The new year started five or six months ago, or is coming in six months. This is...

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Why Is This In My Room?- Starting the Year...

Hey, how’s your year starting? You have probably been delving into your own professional development, reading and research in preparation to be an even MORE awesome educator this school year. Part of being a well-equipped educator is knowing...

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Rookie Teachers and the Pressure To...

It’s finally mine. I spent four years sitting in the back of various classrooms with my constant list of mental notes running in the background. By the end of student teaching, I felt like my head would explode if I didn’t get to start making...

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What Is Digital Learning Day 2016

In 1999, I sat eagerly in front of a computer, for the first time, waiting to get on the internet with the glorious sound of AOL dialup ringing in my ear. It was unfathomable to think that we could actually not only read real-time news but...

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The Maze Roller and CUE STEAMpunk

“Awesome! Now what?” CUE sent my classroom five Spheros through the CUE STEAMpunk program. I had almost no experience with Spheros. I had only started teaching coding as a regular part of my curriculum a month and a half ago. I was learning...

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Unfixing a Broken Mindset

I can now relate to my students! For several years I have told my students, “Don’t be afraid to fail, be afraid not to try.” At the beginning of October I decided to stop saying that to my students and actually live it. I have a love/really...

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This Week In #ce15 10/26-10/31

This is the final week of October, which means it’s also the final week of Connected Educator Month and CUE’s Connected Cafe. We have one major event this week, and the recorded sessions from last weekend’s CUE 2015 Fall...

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CUE Provides Input on the Future of Future...

by Mike Lawrence, CUE CEO The Future Ready effort, representing more than 2,000 Superintendents and almost 14 million students nationwide, recently welcomed CUE’s CEO Mike Lawrence, Director of Academic Innovation Jon Corippo, CUE Board...