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Welcome to all the Whitworth MIT pre-service teachers to the GEG Washington group. Looking forward to learning from you and supporting you in this community. #wwmit  
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GAFE has transformed the concept of note-taking in our classroom. We have scribes, researchers, curriculum reviewers, and more.

Here's a few of the possibilities for note-taking. 

#gafesummit  

http://learning.zahnerhistory.com/2015/03/5-google-apps-for-collaborative-notes.html
Note-taking and summarizing are important learning activities that everyone needs to master. But your students don't need to do it individually to maximize learning. Our brains don't actually work that way. You might be surpr...
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Do you know what happened this week aboard the International Space Station? Watch our weekly update here:

Have a question? Ask it using #SpaceToGround.
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Check out this Chrome Extension that lets you sent a website to all computers in the room within "earshot". Let me know if it works in a classroom. This could be huge!
Google's latest experiment might be the coolest Chrome extension we've seen yet.
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Wrote this blog post today based on the Google I/O conference. The future of learning looks pretty cool!
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Just Blogged: Google and the Future of Learning
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Great read
 
Powerful words... "You think you know what teachers do. Right? Wrong." - The Washington Post
You went to school and think you know. But you don't.
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What a fantastic post! Thanks for this. SO TRUE. 
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This made me look up (again) how to make one of the viewers myself. After I read about an hour cutting and how difficult it is to find the lenses, I decided to just order one from their website. I think it'll be interesting to play around with this summer. I didn't realized they supported iOS.
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This week's SearchResearch blog post is all about sharing your BEST tips for learning a new topic quickly and effectively.  Do you have a secret method you'd like to share?  (This is really relevant for researchers, journalists, teachers, students, librarians, and everyone who's curious about the world.)  

http://goo.gl/maak5h
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50% off Eduro Institutes through May 31st. 

Feel free to share via your networks and thanks for helping spread the word!

I used VideoScribe to make the video...what a fun program that is!
Eduro Learning is committed to providing the highest quality professional learning opportunities for teachers and school leaders. Our partners are accomplished educators with experience in helping change the culture of teaching and learning of their own schools. One of the ways that we do this ...
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I will have to check out VideoScribe!
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Jeff Utecht is an international educator and educational technology consultant. He has worked internationally since 2005, prior to that he worked in Washington State. 

Currently Jeff is working as the High School Technology and Learning Coordinator for the International School Bangkok. Additionally, Jeff is collaborating with EARCOS (East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools) as a technology consultant. 

Jeff was a main coordinator for the Learning 2.0 Educational Technology Conference in Asia 2007 - 2010. He has consulted with international schools in and around the Asia region. 

Jeff regularly shares his thoughts on education and technology on his blog, thethinkingstick.com

To learn more about Jeff, visit www.jeffutecht.com.
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  • Learning2
    Founding Member, 2007 - present
  • Eduro Learning
    CEO, 2014 - present
  • Ed Tech Consultant
    Educator, Presenter, Consultant, 2007 - present
  • COETAIL Program
    Co-Founder/COO, 2011 - present
  • Ninja Program
    Founder, 2012 - present
  • State University of New York, NY
    Adjunct Professor, 2010 - present
  • International School Bangkok
    Tech. Learning Coordinator, 2008 - 2012
  • Central Valley School District
    4th Grade Teacher, 1999 - 2000
  • Aberdeen School District
    4th Grade Teacher, 2000 - 2002
  • International Schools Group, Saudi Arabia
    6th & 5th Grade Teacher, 2002 - 2005
  • Shanghai American School, China
    Elem. Tech. Teacher, 2005 - 2008
  • Wetpaint.com Inc. Seattle, WA
    Educational Ambassador, 2008 - 2009
  • Plymouth State Univerisity, NH
    Adjunct Professor, 2008 - 2010
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Privacy | The Thinking Stick
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I read an article today titled: Why Hoboken is Throwing Away All of its Student Laptops. It only took me two seconds to figure out what the

A Google a Day
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It's time for Learning2! There have been a lot of changes and updates however one thing remains the same….our commitment to being different,

Generation Like – FRONTLINE
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FRONTLINE explores how the perennial teen quest for identity and connection has migrated to social media – and how big brands are increasing

Baseball Practice | The Thinking Stick
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(Stories from my side of the field parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6). The stress and pressures of life continues on the airplane. Even though I'm head

In 2014….. | The Thinking Stick
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I'm frustrated….it's 2014 people! We're 14 years into this century and the Internet turned 25 years old today. It's here…it's part of our cu

We Need Better Presentations | The Thinking Stick
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I'm not talking about classroom teachers standing and giving presentations to students, I'm talking about counselors explaining the PSAT res

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Web 2.0 Is the Future of Education, 4 March 2008. Favorite Quotes. Blog Recognition. Over 1000000 pageviews. Blog Archive. 2014 (3). January

Planning for the last mile not the first | The Thinking Stick
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In November I learned a valuealbe lesson. My wife and I were getting ready to run a 12K race in Vancouver, WA. The weather forecast called f

Exploring the 90% - Learning Activities in #Chromebook Classrooms @timho...
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Earlier this month, Tim Holt challenged Chris Lehmann's assertion that Chromebooks can do 90% of what students in K-12 public schools need a

Taking Advantage of the Pause | The Thinking Stick
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This week I had the opportunity to do a talk at the ECIS IT Pre-Conference here in Amsterdam. I found it challenging to come up with a messa

Transforming Africa | The Thinking Stick
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As many of you know I have been keeping an eye on what is happening in Africa when it comes to Internet connect and how it is and is going t

40,000 Mile Reflection | The Thinking Stick
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How time flies as the miles pile up. I have just passed the halfway point of a crazy two months of traveling and presenting. Yes….From the e

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Free texting, voice messages, and video calls in your pocket. 300 million people love WeChat because it's fast, reliable, private, and alway

Connected Devices Supersede Textbooks | The Thinking Stick
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“The price point will probably force schools to provide the devices to students, as the cost of hard copy textbooks go up and the cost of te

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just announced that formation of internet.org, a group whose intention is to make the internet available to

Parents are over-confident about Internet Safety | The Thinking Stick
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Andy Phippen, professor of social responsibility at Plymouth University, said sexting – where schoolchildren are encouraged to take explicit

7 Google+ Communities | The Thinking Stick
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Just about a year ago I wrote a post outlining why educators should be at least starting to play with Google+. Since writing that post my us