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Adam Schoenbart
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English Teacher and Google Education Trainer
English Teacher and Google Education Trainer

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A New Start: A New Job, Revamped Blog, and Return to the Doctoral Journey
It’s been a while. In fact, this is the longest I’ve gone without publishing a blog post in about two and a half years. In the past few weeks, life got busier and I needed to press pause. Every week, my regularly scheduled blog alarm would buzz, but I could...
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My Assignment Calendar: Why This Google Doc is a Must Have in Your #GSuite Classroom
How do you keep your assignments, lesson plans, and resources organized for you and your students? With so many different options, it’s easy to be overwhelmed. In my first year with 1-to-1 Chromebooks, I remember the feeling of frustration when in December ...
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Start and Stay Organized: 5 Tech Tips to Start the School Year
I like to describe my organization style as intentional chaos. I know where things are (usually), and every pile is just where it needs to be--no matter how messy it looks to the outside world. Some of my lovely colleagues clear their desk every afternoon; ...
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The Student Data Form: The Most Important Google Form for Classroom Efficiency
It may be midsummer but the start of the new school year draws closer and closer. The months will turn to weeks and days before I know it, and some of you are likely preparing for a much earlier start. As you balance the need to recharge, regroup, and relax...
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Smarter #GoogleForms: Why Google’s New Features Are Good for Educators
We need to work smarter, not harder. And when we work harder, it should be on the things that matter. It’s an unfortunate truth about education that we’re so often bogged down and overwhelmed by red tape and paperwork, making it hard to manage our time. So ...
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Students Reflect on a #GenreGenius #GeniusHour
What did students learn from a #GenreGenius #GeniusHour? That’s the question I was left wondering at the end of the school year. A quick refresher: this year, I took a new approach to passion-based learning and focused our #GeniusHour projects on a deep-div...
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How #NotatISTE Reminds Me What Learning Could Be
Where are you right now? Whether it’s #ISTE17, #ModelSchools, hard at work in an office, or sitting on your couch enjoying summer, how, when, and where you learn has changed. I’m become more and more fascinated at how your location has less power on your le...
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Google Tools for Delaying Grades to Focus on Feedback
I’ve seen a lot of discussion lately about the concept of delaying grades based on Kristy Louden’s awesome article,  Delaying the Grade: How to Get Students to Read Feedback , over at the equally awesome Cult of Pedagogy . She argues that if you have studen...
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Creating Visual Six Word Stories--Ending the School Year with My First Lesson Ever!
On June 11, 2009 I taught my demo lesson at Ossining High School. That first lesson focused on creating six word stories, and was the start of my full time teaching career. And eight years later, I ended the school year with the very same lesson--I’ve come ...
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Should Teachers Pay Teachers? What’s the Cost of Collaboration?
As a teacher, one of my favorite things about today’s world is how easy it is to collaborate and share. Whether I’m teaching a new class, a new book, or just want to shake up my lessons, I turn to the power of the internet and my PLN. My Google search histo...
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