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What is Webstagram?

This is a presentation all about Webstagram using slide share.  Please feel free to provide feedback!

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Schools and Students Clash Over Use of Technology Via Mindshift

“Educational policy makers need to connect the dots between what motivates and encourages students to learn and what’s actually happening in the classroom, the report states.”   This quote perfectly summarized my thoughts as I was reading this report.  I … Continue reading

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Twitter Feed

I wanted to share this because it is so inspirational.  It’s a great story about students who generally do not like school (for generations), coming together and doing something for their community.  They rebuild to better the town in which … Continue reading

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Make your kids play…outside!

http://m.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/07/08/why-so-many-kids-cant-sit-still-in-school-today/

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The New Digital Learning Playbook: Understanding the Spectrum of Students’ Activities and Aspirations

I thought the title of this article truly spoke for itself. Simply put, there IS a new playbook when it comes to teaching our students and it is becoming more and more digital. Furthermore, student perceptions and preferences are something … Continue reading

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EdReach: Misson Monday #036 – The Pros and Cons of Being a “Connected Educator”

EdReach is such a great site!  What a valuable resource that I never knew about.  Definitely a tool I will use to continue to educate myself and stay up to date on the latest in news in education.  The podcast … Continue reading

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Andrew Blum: What is the Internet, really?

Not even sure how to start describing my reactions to this video? My first thought was, so what? Who cares? But, once I thought about it, I stopped and realized that the majority of people using the Internet truly have … Continue reading

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YOU become a judge with the power of social media!

All you need is a facebook or twitter account and a FREE app to become a judge on ABC’s new hit show Rising Star!  Instant results…instant fame!! ABC’s ‘Rising Star’ premieres Sunday; Find out how to use the voting app … Continue reading

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Virtual Class tonight using Blackboard Collaborate!

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